Thistle Necklace In Silver
Silver thistle necklace from the Orkney Islands
Dimensions : 21 mm x 13 mm
This pretty thistle necklet is made from sterling silver. It is made in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. The thistle was named the Guardian of Scotland based on legends which claimed that when the Scottish army was under threat from a Viking invasion, the invaders trod on thistles when trying to creep up on the Scottish army to surprise them. When they cried out in pain from the prickly plants, the Scottish army were alerted and won the battle that followed.
This necklet is also available in 9ct yellow gold