Thistle Drop Earrings In Silver
Silver Thistle Drop Earrings made in the Orkney Islands
Dimensions : 12mm x 15mm
These thistle earrings are made from sterling silver and are made in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. The thistle is known as the ‘Guardian of Scotland’ based on legends which claim 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.
These earrings are also available in 9ct gold.