Vintage 1989 Scottish Edinburgh Claymore Sword & Thistle Brooch Kilt Pin

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Vintage 1989 sword brooch set in sterling silver featuring a thistle. The brooch was made in 1989 in Edinburgh Scotland. The piece was designed to either be worn on a kilt, jumper or jacket.

 

The thistle has been the national emblem of Scotland since the reign of Alexander III (1249–1286) and was used on silver coins issued by James III in 1470. It is the symbol of the Order of the Thistle, a high chivalric order of Scotland. A claymore in Scottish Gaelic means "great sword", this style of sword has a long history in Scotland. The brooch is a very patriotic piece.

 

The piece has a number of hallmarks indicating the piece is made from sterling silver and was hallmarked in Edinburgh in 1989.

 

HALLMARKS

Lion, Castle, Letter 'p'

 

ERA

Vintage, 1980s.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 8.1cm / 3.1" in length and 1" / 2.6cm in width.

 

WEIGHT

7.23g

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent condition.

 

SKU

5450

Vintage 1989 sword brooch set in sterling silver featuring a thistle. The brooch was made in 1989 in Edinburgh Scotland. The piece was designed to either be worn on a kilt, jumper or jacket.

 

The thistle has been the national emblem of Scotland since the reign of Alexander III (1249–1286) and was used on silver coins issued by James III in 1470. It is the symbol of the Order of the Thistle, a high chivalric order of Scotland. A claymore in Scottish Gaelic means "great sword", this style of sword has a long history in Scotland. The brooch is a very patriotic piece.

 

The piece has a number of hallmarks indicating the piece is made from sterling silver and was hallmarked in Edinburgh in 1989.

 

HALLMARKS

Lion, Castle, Letter 'p'

 

ERA

Vintage, 1980s.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 8.1cm / 3.1" in length and 1" / 2.6cm in width.

 

WEIGHT

7.23g

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent condition.

 

SKU

5450

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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