A fine sterling silver brooch in the shape of a Scottish thistle. Stamped on the back: STERLING SILVER and with an unidentified maker's mark. The pin has a polished stem and very finely detailed leaves. The thistle head is composed of a round ball with a faceted genuine cairngorm (quartz) attached. Hinged straight pin on the back with a safety clasp. Measures 2 1/2 inches in length by 1 1/2 inches in width. In fine condition.