Thistle With Amethyst Crystal Handmade Pewter Brooch
The Thistle was used by the early Kings of Scotland as their personal heraldic crest and is borne by the Arms of the Realm and by a number of ancient Scottish clans and families as part of their coats of arms. In 1687 James II instituted the Order of the Thistle as a distinctly Scottish Order of Knighthood.
Approx. Brooch size : 4 centimetre height x 3.5 centimetre width (from one widest point to other). Weight : 12 grams.