World famous for his work, Don Mckee certainly took his time designing this exquisite thistle kilt pin. His outstanding attention to detail, really captures the realistic look and feel of a highland thistle. Made from strong and sturdy solid lead-free pewter, with antiqued finish. We are certainly proud of this USA made thistle kilt pin by an amazing artist. 2.5" long.
Legend has it that a sleeping party of Scots warriors were saved from ambush by an invading Norse army. When one of the Norse attackers trod on a thistle field with his bare feet, his cries and screams raised the alarm. the roused Scots duly defeated the invaders, and they were the victors! The thistle was then adopted as the symbol of Scotland, and representing the Celtic regions as bravery, devotion, durability, strength and determination.
Have you ever worn a kilt in a windy day? Yes, we all have and it can be quite nerving worrying about becoming the next Marilyn Monroe. Its a piece of jewelry that is worn on the lower corner of the outer apron of a kilt. The kilt pin adds weight to the outer apron, this prevent the apron blowing open and showing off too much leg. Kilt pins are also only seen as a form of decoration, therefore pick a kilt pin that represents who you are!
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