~My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go. Robert Burns~
Luckenbooth Brooches from Edinburgh, Scotland in the 1700's were traditionally exchanged between lovers on betrothal. Features two interwined hearts, Scotland's Thistle, and Mary Queen of Scot's crown.
"Highland Mary" stands in Dunoon, Scotland looking for her love, Robert Burns (photo by MQN) Highland Mary by Robert Burns "Ye banks and braes and streams around The castle o' Montgomery, Green be your woods, and fair your flowers, Your waters never drumlie! There simmer first unfauld her robes, And there the langest tarry; For there I took the last fareweel O' my sweet Highland Mary."