What better way to show off your Scottish pride than with this Thistle kilt pin displaying the flower of Scotland? This pewter kilt pin is made in Glasgow, Scotland. It would make a great gift for any Scottish kilt wearer.
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- Kilt pin Dafty Lad
Price Value QualityIt’s really kool, good quality. (Posted on 5/4/2021)
- Nice kilt pin!! RANGER
Value Quality PriceI had to go with the National Flower of Scotland for my kilt pin, being Scottish. It is heavy enough to hold the kilt down in the wind, looks great and is very nicely made. Great job!!! (Posted on 11/19/2020)
- Perfect!!! RANGER
Price Value QualityI just received my kilt pin today. It is the Scottish Thistle, a pure classic. The pin is just the right weight, just the right length and looks fantastic on my kilt. I have already received 2 compliments on it today and I just got it!!! Fantastic customer service, fast shipping and just a great company to work with!!! Thanks!!! (Posted on 11/9/2020)
- As advertised! Gene
Price Value QualityThe kilt pin is far better than I had hoped and a vast improvment of the one I am replacing, which was from a trip to Scotland a few years ago. Has a nice feel and weight to it, too. It looks terrific! Thank you! (Posted on 8/11/2020)
- Good detail Philip
Quality Price ValueI like the detail on this pin. Also, that it is not shiny. Excellent weight for keeping the apron down. (Posted on 4/23/2020)
- A OK Manchushinguard
Value Quality PriceJust what I was looking for (Posted on 2/5/2020)
- A OK Manchushinguard
Value Quality PriceJust what I was looking for. (Posted on 2/5/2020)
- Excellent piece Dano
Price Value QualityDetail is good..Well made piece...should last a long time. Have been very happy with all of my purchases from USA Kilts. (Posted on 12/16/2019)
- Much clearer than others I've seen Pip
Quality Price ValueLots of kilt pins offered by others do not provide the detail as the one I received from USA Kilts. The must be mass stamped with cheap equipment. I am, as always, very pleased with the price, quality, and speed of delivery. (Posted on 12/9/2019)
- Great product Kiltedman
Price Value QualityI now have four kilt pins from USAK. All are very nicely crafted, a nice weight and the clasps stay closed always. (Posted on 10/28/2019)
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The Kilt pin is worn on the lower right corner of the kilt’s apron (above the wearer’s right knee). Typically, the pin is positioned about 5” up from the bottom of the kilt (the bottom of the pin is 5” up) and about 2” in from the right edge of the front apron. Please note that it does NOT pin multiple layers of cloth together… it only goes through the front apron.
- 100% Pewter
- Made in Scotland
- Measures 3.4" long by 1.4" wide
If you don’t want to lose your kilt pin, try this… carefully poke the pin through the front apron of your kilt. With the pin sticking out the underside, stab the pin through a rubber band (usually a wide rubber band is easier). You can trim the rubber band so that you only use a little square. Then, poke the pin through the front apron again and close the clasp. If the clasp comes undone, the kilt pin will be held by the rubber band and won’t fall off.
Why is the thistle the "Flower of Scotland"?
According to a legend, an invading Norse army was attempting to sneak up at night upon a Scottish army's encampment. During this operation one barefoot Norseman had the misfortune to step upon a thistle, causing him to cry out in pain, thus alerting Scots to the presence of the Norse invaders. Some sources suggest the specific occasion was the Battle of Largs, which marked the beginning of the departure of King Haakon IV (Haakon the Elder) of Norway who, having control of the Northern Isles and Hebrides, had harried the coast of the Kingdom of Scotland for some years.
We try to keep this kilt pin in stock at all times. In the rare instance that it is out of stock when you place your order, we will let you know within 24 hours.
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