Cornish tin with cold enamel flag design. Stainless steel pin and pin back.
St Piran is the patron saint of tin miners and also the national saint of Cornwall. St Piran rediscovered tin-smelting when his black hearthstone, which was evidently a slab of tin-bearing ore, had the tin smelt out of it and rise to the top to form a white cross. From this came the St Piran flag which is the whi...more