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Green Thistle Brooch/Kilt Pin Large – Gold Plated Cornish Pewter – for extra thick fabrics

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A classic brooch by Miracle Jewellery made in Cornwall.

Large gold plated pewter single thistle brooch with a green coloured glass setting.

76mm high 49mm wide

Secures to a garment by way of a classic kilt pin with 1 cm depth so can hold extra thick fabrics such as heavy tweeds and 16oz kilt fabrics.

Can be used as kilt pin or for a jacket or coat.

£27.00

1 in stock

Product Description

HISTORY

The Thistle is the National emblem of Scotland - and here is the story of how it came about. In 1263AD, Haakon of Norway attacked Scotland with a huge army of Vikings. There was a terrible storm at sea and many ships ran aground on the Scottish shoreline. As survivors struggled ashore a soldier stepped on a thistle, crying out alerted a sentry. So on 2nd October near Largs, Alexander III, King of the Scots defeated the Vikings.

Hence the Thistle became the National flower of Scotland. A great story!

Additional information

Dimensions 8.3 × 4.9 × 3 cm
Brands

Miracle Jewellery

Design

Thistle

Metal

Pewter

Origins

Scotland

Colour

Green

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