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Scottish Thistle Silver Plated Christmas Decoration

Regular price £11.99

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THE SCOTTISH THISTLE

The thistle is a thorny flower that grows wild in all parts of Scotland, and legend has it that it became the national emblem of Scotland after the Battle of Largs in 1263AD.

A Norse attack force had decided on a stealthy night attack. However their leader trod on a thistle and his yell alerted the Scots, who under their king Alexander III routed them.

This battle led to the ending of the Norse occupation of western parts ofScotland, and the establishment of the kingdom of Scotland as it is today. The first time a thistle was used as the special emblem of Scotland, however, was in the time of King James III, in the 15th Century.

The thistle is not a useful plant, but it is tough and prickly, something you cannot simply grasp hold of and pull out of the ground like a common weed, and it became a popular badge in Scotland. While the Lion Rampant flag was grand and the Saltire Flag hallowed by long tradition, the homely thistle was something everyone could identify with.

To the Scots it was a reminder that their country might not be the most rich or fertile but, equally, it was not to be grasped lightly.

Scottish Thistle Silver Plated Christmas Decoration:

  • Scottish Thistle design.
  • Decorate your Christmas tree with this lovely featuring.
  • Comes complete on a display card giving a short history of the design.
  • Lovely Christmas gift.

Product specifictions:

  • Crafted in the finest silver plate.
  • Attractive red ribbon for hanging.
  • Size: 60mm x 60mm.

Shipping:

  • FREE UK Shipping.
  • World Wide Shipping Available up to 2kg.

Pictures for illustrative purposes only.

Free UK Delivery:

All items and packages are dispatched 2nd class.

Postage times vary depending on the items posted and the service of the Royal Mail. In most cases items arrive within 3-5 days, but can take a little longer.

We do not offer next day delivery. So please bare that in mind when ordering or leaving reviews.

International post:

Where possible items shall be sent out tracked, and a tracking number emailed to your supplied email address. This is not always possible but we shall do our best to supply you with one. Posting times can vary depending on where your items are posted to, and the carriers in other countries.

Custom/Bespoke & Printed items:

Occasionally, items that are custom made or require printing can take up to a week to be processed. I.E. Vinyl on to garments, Window displays, badges, etc. as they go into a processing queue. This depends on how busy we are, but most things are processed within a day or two and then shipped out.

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Isabella Main
Great quality

I bought a few different Scottish Christmas decorations. Each one beautifully crafted and top quality. Would happily endorse these unique decorations

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Robyn Kerr
Amazing Products

High Quality and Service is always excellent - I dont go anywehre else for my Indy Products!

Thank you Paul! 5**

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Isabella Main
Great quality

I bought a few different Scottish Christmas decorations. Each one beautifully crafted and top quality. Would happily endorse these unique decorations

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Robyn Kerr
Amazing Products

High Quality and Service is always excellent - I dont go anywehre else for my Indy Products!

Thank you Paul! 5**