Positive connotations are attached to the thistle flower in Celtic nations, and it is seen as a sign of resiliency, strength, resolve, protection, and pride. The flower’s purple and pink are symbolic of regal splendor, and, during the Victorian era in England, the thistle was a symbol of suffering, hostility, and encroachment.
A phenomenal 18ct pink gold thistle pendant of carved amethyst with diamond studded leaves and a large-scale O ring bale. This incredible conversion piece will be compelling collection addition, especially for those with a predilection for Scotland’s national flower.
Materials and Features: diamonds, amethyst, 18k pink gold
Age/Origin: Victorian, Scottish
Measurements: 1" in length, 1.84 grams
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear.
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