Stag’s Head Kilt Pin
Purchase this Stag’s head kilt pin and show your strength and wisdom of the stag. The Stag’s head kilt pin is solid lead-free pewter, with an antiqued finish. Made in Scotland. 3.5″ long.
- Stag’s Head Kilt Pin
- Solid Lead-Free Pewter
- Antiqued Finish
- Made in Scotland
- Measures 3.5″ Long
The Stag in Celtic Culture
In early history, the Scots and Irish knew the stag to be a powerfully strong animal. In order to become a leader, one had to hunt and kill a stag using only a knife made from stag’s horn. candidates completed this rite in order to gain the wisdom and strength necessary to lead.
Celts have been depicting the stag on their artifacts since as early as the 4th Century BCE. To this day, traditional Scottish dancers often imitate stags by stretching out their arms over their heads like antlers, and forming horns with their fingers. This buckle exemplifies the importance of the stag in Scottish culture. By wearing it, one taps into this long held Celtic tradition.
What is a kilt pin?
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!