This lovely bunch of thistles with a twist of stems scrolling into a Celtic knot make a lovely brooch for a kilt, sweater or coat. The rich colored crystals really makes this beautiful piece stand out! Sterling silver plated pewter.
2" x 1 3/4" with a 1 1/4" steel locking pin
Color choice: Purple, Gold, Blue or Red
About the Thistle
The prickly purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland. Ever present in fields and pastures throughout Scotland, thistle has been Scotland's emblem for centuries. The first use as a royal symbol was on silver coins issued by James III in 1470.
The Lovely Symbolism of the Thistle Flower
The thistle represents overcoming adversity and difficult situations. It’s a symbol of resilience. In Celtic regions, the thistle represents devotion, bravery, determination, and strength. In addition, the thistle is considered a symbol of protection.
It is also called the “flower of the sun“ and is used as protection against evildoers. The thistle is often seen on the front doors of Celtic homes. The flower’s pink and purple colors represent nobility and royalty.