Stunning Scottish Pewter Clutch Pin - Coffin
The Autumn 2020 range of pins celebrates the wonderful and unique Scottish art found on seventeenth century tombs.
From the early 1600s Scots would increasingly have carved icons added to their tombstones, to convey certain messages about either themselves or the need to live a good life.
Skeletons of all sorts were carved into Scottish kirkyard tombstones, some active, some still.
This pin is also meant to recall the line from Tam O' Shanter: Coffins stood round, like open presses Premium quality clutch pin.
100% lead-free pewter, completely designed, cast and finished in Glasgow.
Size 35mm long, 12mm wide.