Scottish Thistle Rubber Stamp Set of Five Symbol of Scotland

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SCOTTISH THISTLE SET

Thistle Lover's Delight!

This is a premium-quality rubber stamp set which includes 4 maplewood block-mounted stamps and one mini stamp.

All stamps are brand new from Highlander Celtic Stamps, experts in Celtic-themed imagery.

The stamp images sizes are shown in the gallery photo; Photo #2 shows the stamps. The set includes:
•One long thistle border on a 6-11/16" long mounting
•One centered single thistle on a 3-1/4" mounting
•One horizontal single thistle on a 2-1/8" mounting
•One "L-shaped" thistle for corners on a 2" x 1-15/16" mounting
•One mini stamp on a 2" long dowel peg

Great for scrapbooking and papercrafting of all kinds...invitations, hand-made cards, special note paper, envelope decoration, gift tags and more.


A tale about the Scottish thistle:

The prickly purple thistle was adopted as the Emblem of Scotland during the rein of Alexander III (1249 -1286). Legend has it that an Army of King Haakon of Norway, intent on conquering the Scots landed at the Coast of Largs at night to surprise the sleeping Scottish Clansmen. In order to move more stealthily under the cover of darkness the Norsemen removed their footwear.

As they drew near to the Scots it wasn't the only thing hiding under the cover of darkness. For one of Haakon's men unfortunately stood on one of these spiny little defenders and shrieked out in pain, alerting the Clansmen of the advancing Norsemen. Needless to say the Scots who won the day.

The first use of the Thistle as a royal symbol of Scotland was on silver coins issued by James III in 1470



Reviews
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Jan 16, 2018 by venusrae
Well made! Looking forward to using these!
Sep 19, 2017 by khohmanst
May 22, 2017 by DesignsByLeahPat
Exactly what I needed and arrived timely.
Sep 2, 2016 by Cynthia Hurd
So thrilled with this beautiful Scottish themed stamp set. Great quality and arrived very quickly. Thank you!
Nov 13, 2015 by splumlee13

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