Reflecting both Scottish and Celtic sensibilities, this ring features interwoven thistles surrounding the entirety of the ring. The detail is remarkable, and each ring is made specifically to the size of the wearer so that the thistle design is proportional to the finger. Unbroken and organic, this design embodies the timeless tradition of the Scots in a modern motif!
The thistle has been an enduring symbol of Scotland and Scottish heritage for hundreds of years. According to a legend, an invading Norse army was attempting to sneak up at night upon a Scottish army's encampment. During this operation one barefoot Norseman had the misfortune to step upon a thistle, causing him to cry out in pain, thus alerting Scots to the presence of the Norse invaders. The thistle has been the national emblem of Scotland since the reign of Alexander III and was used on silver coins. It is also used to symbolize connection with Scotland overseas. For example, in Canada, it is one of the four floral emblems on the flag of Montreal; in the US, Carnegie Mellon University features the thistle in its crest in honor of the Scottish heritage of its founder, Andrew Carnegie.
Photoed Finish: Polish without patina
We also offer this ring in gold, palladium or platinum here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/384383346/
To see all of our thistle ring designs, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CelticEternity?section_id=19246730
We offer different Finishing options. The finish used in the photos is the Brush finish with Patina added in the crevices to make the design stand out! We do offer a polished finish as well with or without patina. Please choose from the drop down.
Cast in solid sterling silver, these rings are made of 100% recycled metal. All stones are conflict free, and we personally choose all of our own stones to ensure quality. We polish these rings, but can put a brushed finish on these rings upon request.
All our Celtic rings are made to order, and made in your size, WE --NEED-- YOUR SIZE BEFORE WE CAN MAKE YOUR RING. Our rings are available in 1/4 sizes from size 4 to 12, any other sizes are by special request only, please contact us if you need a size outside this range.
Each ring is individually made with unbroken pattern in your size so the width of the ring varies depending on how wide your finger is, so all rings match proportionally (see the chart below to see how big the ring is in your size). We can vary the width, please message us if you'd like a custom width.
Our rings can be made in any material from Silver to 18K gold and everything in between. We give a 10% discount for wedding sets, please ask us if you intend to purchase a set of rings. We have many other designs not yet listed on Etsy, if you have a request for a specific knot or design, don't hesitate to contact us!
Each one of these Celtic designs is our own creation, from design to finish. Our small team of 3 creates each piece from scratch, and hand finish and polish each one. All jewelry is made in the USA from recycled materials and set with lab or conflict free stones. We have a wide array of 100's of designs of rings, pendants and earrings not listed in our store, as well doing custom jewelry design and creation. Please visit our site
www.CelticEternity.com for more items and information on our unique jewelry!
We do offer discounts for multiple purchases, and have payment plans available for our more expensive ($400 and over) pieces. We can make these in different metals (sterling silver, 10K, 14K and 18K golds, platinum or palladium) please request if you'd like to order this or any of our pieces in a different metal. All of our pieces can be customized, if you'd like a different stone, stone shape or stone size, please message us so we can create a lovely custom piece for you!
All rings are made proportionally to what you see, find your ring size below to find out the width of your ring (half and quarter sizes are also available even though they're not shown):
Size 4 - 6.3mm
Size 5 - 6.7mm
Size 6 - 7mm
Size 7 - 7.2mm
Size 8 - 7.5mm
Size 9 - 7.8mm
Size 10 - 8.1mm
Size 11 - 8.3mm
Size 12 - 8.6mm
Size 13 - 8.9mm
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 3 days of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information
We love getting custom orders! For full custom items, the price is on a per item basis so contact with your idea for a quote. We can create rings from rough sketches or inspired by other designs.
We can also personalize any of the rings in our store by changing the width, the type of stones, the type of metal, the way the knots weave or any number of other customizations, the majority of which there is no extra charge for. For most of our rings that are solid backed we offer engraving, please message us if you'd like to have your ring engraved.
Yes! All of our listings that show 2 rings is for a set. For some reason, Etsy won't let me put in a second ring size option, so I just tell people to select the size of the first ring and put the size for the second in the notes.
Yes! All of our rings can be made with any different stone you'd like, we have a wide selection of stones at our disposal and would be happy to create a ring with the stone you want. Pricing may vary so please ask for a quote before ordering.
Yes and yes! We make all of the rings you see in our selection in sterling silver, gold, palladium or platinum. If you do not see the ring you want in the metal you are looking for let us know and we'll happily put up a listing for you.
Sadly no. We do not have the equipment to cast in any of these metals, and finishing them can be quite challenging because we don't have tools that are designed to work with metals this hard.
Patina is the dark oxidation that appears in the crevices of any metal that oxidizes. We most often patina sterling silver rings, but can also patina gold rings upon request. While we can't patina palladium or platinum (these metals don't react with oxygen easily), we can add antiquing that has a similar effect.
Generally we will either size the ring to the correct size at no charge, or exchange the ring for a ring of the correct size, also at no charge. We know that it can be difficult to get the order entirely correct when ordering on-line, so we provide this extra flexibility to our customers. If you need your ring re-sized more than 3 months after purchase we may charge a re-sizing or re-making fee, depending on our design. Some of our designs (particularly the rings with continuous knotwork around the entire ring) cannot easily be resized and may need to be re-made to the correct size.
Yes! For payments, we can break it up however you'd like, all we ask is that we know the finish date and that the rings are paid off before shipping, other than that we're quite flexible. Often we've done 4 payments at monthly increments, but whatever you're comfortable with is fine.