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Thistle
Scotland, protection

December 14th, 2009
  Author: GiErre

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The thistle flower is the national symbol of Scotland.

With its thorns it represents protection and also nobility of character and birth.

We used waves to represent its leaves as a reference to fertility and birth, shark teeth for the corolla represent strength and the spear heads of the stalk are a symbol of strength and protection.

Requested by Nathan.

A curiosity: it is told that one night the English army was approaching the Scottish camp barefooted not to be heard, and they ended up in a field of thistles, thus alarming the Scottish who defeated their opponents, and on this account thistle flowers have become the emblem of Scotland.


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 quite an interesting story of thistle from a flower to national symbol ... 
  by trish
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