Queen Mother's Diamond 2 Thistle Brooch. Designer & creator unknown. Originally owned by HM The Queen Mother. Known for her fondness of wearing brooches on her hats this is 1 worn in that manner. Thistles are signature bloom of Scotland. Brooch features 2 diamond thistles set in a white/silver metal. After her death passed to QEII and now worn by Duchess of Cornwall. https://www.facebook.com/groups/260713314096465/
A fine early 20th Century ruby, emerald and diamond thistle brooch The stem and thistle head with a row of trapezoid-cut emeralds, with an old oval-cut diamond to the centre, the flower set with French-cut rubies, the leaves set with round brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in two colour gold, the main diamond estimated to weigh approximately 0.31ct
Margaret Dier EmbroideryThursday, 1 May 2014 Silk shaded thistle brooch. This little thistle was embroidered on a beautiful Campbell tartan silk. I used stranded cottons but felt they needed highlighting as the tartan was quite dark so I added some metallic thread stitches.