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Mens Silver Cufflinks with Scottish Thistle - SCOTTISH THISTLE
lovingly handmade by myself:

Item name: "SCOTTISH THISTLE

*See below for the story behind the Scottish Thistle, the flower of Scotland:))*

Inspiration - Living in Scotland, thistles are everywhere!! they are so beautiful:)

Description: This is the first time I have ever dissected a thistle, and what an amazing dare I say it .... weed!! Its truly magnificent and such fun to dissect despite getting jagged a few times!! I got a few of the prickles then added to UV resistant, non toxic clear resin, they look amazing magnified under the crystal clear resin domes. The domes measure approx 20mm. I then attached to silver plated cufflinks

*The thistle may only be a humble weed, but it is the emblem of the Scottish nation. The prickly-leaved, pink or purple-flowered ‘Scotch’ thistle is, along with tartan, perhaps the most identifiable symbol of all things Scottish. But how did the thistle earn its place in the heart of the Scots?

In truth, no-one knows, but legend has it that a sleeping party of Scots warriors were saved from ambush by an invading Norse army when one of the attackers trod on a thistle with his bare feet. His cries raised the alarm, the roused Scots duly defeated the invaders, and the thistle was adopted as the symbol of Scotland. Unfortunately, there is no historical evidence for this, but Scots, like other nations, love a good story.

**NOTE** As all my flower jewelry is unique one of a kind items due to each flower petal, leaf, sprig being slightly different, note that the item you receive may differ ever so slightly from my stock pic. I work as close to stock pics as possible to replicate the same loveliness

For more flower and hand blown glass jewelry check here
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**If you have any wedding flowers, petals, anything special of your own that you would like turned into jewelry piece then contact me, I love to do custom orders**

Your new cuff links will come in presentation box with poem you can find more details in my policies section, see link below. All items ready for gift giving with its very own unique name card showing the name of item see above, for no extra cost I can add any personalized message just let me know details through messages

***CHECK HERE IN MY POLICIES UNDER SHIPPING FOR PRESENTATION BOX DETAILS***
http://www.etsy.com/shop/WishesontheWind/policy

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Mens Resin Cuff links, Scottish Thistle, Unique, Eco Friendly

$25.89 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: resin, silver plated cuff links, thistle
  • Feedback: 681 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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