This cuff boasts the classic Scottish Thistle, adopted by Scots sometime before the 15th century as an enduring symbol of their strength and resilience. One legend places invading Vikings under the command of the Norse king Haakon at the forefront of the Thistle’s locus in history. According to this legend, Haakon landed at the shore of a Scottish village in the cover of darkness. Leading his men silently through the fields to raid, they encountered an outgrowth of thistles. Unprepared for the tenacious and painful barbed stems, Haakon’s men quickly gave themselves away with their cries of pain. The Scottish villagers rallied to meet their foe, and the raid ended before it could begin.

Our Scottish Thistle Cuff features a Thistle in sharp relief against a burnished leather background. Surrounding the Thistle is our Wandering Knot design, which fills the full front surface of the Flap. Like all Celtic Leatherworks products, the quality of the craftsmanship bring the simple design to life!

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This is the Scottish Thistle Leather Cuff. It features our interpretation of the Scottish thistle embossed on the leather and surrounded by Celtic knot work to create a beautiful leather band. This cuff is a one size fits all bracelet with buckles and has five holes for sizing at 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, and 9 inches. You can just clip off any excess length with kitchen shears. Measurements are 3 inches wide by 7-9 inches long. If you need a different size than what is available, please email me.

Additional information

Weight .05 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 x 3 x .25 in


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