Thistle Torc Medium Braid
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  • Handcrafted in the USA
  • Medium or Light Braid
  • Available in Bronze or Silver
  • Strong and Flexible
  • Ancient Celtic Necklace
  • Thistle Shaped Terminals

Custom-made just for you. Please allow 6-16 weeks for delivery. Please click for important information about custom-order items.

Description

Thistle Torc 

When Scotland was ravaged by Viking invaders, a raiding party was preparing to attack a group of Scots, under cover of darkness. However, they crossed a patch of Thistles with their bare feet, letting out cries of pain and alerting the Scots, who were able to fight them off.

Available in Medium or Light Braid, bronze or silver.

  • Handcrafted in the USA
  • Medium or Light Braid
  • Available in Bronze or Silver
  • Strong and Flexible
  • Ancient Celtic Necklace
  • Thistle Shaped Terminals

Custom-made just for you. Please allow 6-16 weeks for delivery. Please click for important information about custom-order items.

The Scottish Thistle: The Legend and Meaning

Most people know and easily recognize the thistle as the symbol of Scotland. Researchers believe that Scots chose the thistle as their first national flower.

Legend has it that a field of thistles saved a party of sleeping Scots warriors from an ambush by Norse invaders. When one of the Norse attackers trod on a thistle field with his bare feet, his cries and screams roused the Scots. The ambush became ineffective, and the Scots defeated the invaders. The Scots’ victory was all thanks to the thistle’s thorns! They then adopted the thistle as the symbol of Scotland. It represents the bravery, devotion, durability, strength, and determination of the Celtic people.

 

Don’t know what size you need? Measure around the bottom of your neck, the torc should be tight enough not to move around much but not so much that you’ll choke yourself out.

Torc Sizing

 

 

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Weight 0.32 lbs

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