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Scottish Silver Thistle Brooch

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An attractive silver brooch in a thistle design. It was made in Edinburgh in 1985. The thistle is the national symbol for Scotland. In Celtic belief it was taken to mean “Bravery Strength Durability and Determination” The thistle is indeed a tough plant!

Written by Olly Gerrish
Date & OriginEnglish
MeasurementsLength 6.2 cm
Width at widest point 1.8 cm
ConditionVery Good
HallmarksAssayed in Edinburgh 1985
Maker's mark "MG"
ProvenanceEnglish