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A highly attractive Sterling Silver Pendant with a design inspired by the Luckenbooth. The symbolic Luckenbooth design consists of interlocking hearts surmounted by the crown of Mary Queen of Scots and also featuring a Scottish Thistle. The Luckenbooth was traditionally exchanged between lovers, giving a beautiful story behind this stunning piece of jewellery.
- Size (approx) – 12.5mm x 27.0mm
- Crafted entirely of 925 Sterling Silver
- Includes 16″- 18″ adjustable Sterling Silver Chain
Made in Scotland
From the eighteenth century onwards, small plain heart shaped brooches were worn to protect against evil spirits, the evil eye or the attention of the sithean (fairy spirits). These are the famous “Luckenbooth Brooches”It is often in the shape of two entwined hearts symbolizing love and with a crown to symbolize loyalty
The Luckenbooth is one of the most romantic traditions from Scotland’s rich history. Luckenbooths as love tokens are given by a groom-to-be to his betrothed to pin to her dress on their wedding day. The luckenbooth would then be pinned to the blanket of the first-born child for good luck and to protect from evil spirits.