Scottish Travelling Folk Pipers

Travelling Folk Pipers – When did I first play the pipes is something I have thought about over the years. As a child of 10 years old a Travelling piper offered me a chance to blow on his pipes in Crieff, Perthshire. I did manage to get a sound out … Read More

Antique Regimental Sgian Dubhs

Antique Regimental Sgian DubhsAntique Regimental Sgian Dubhs – Like many of our clients and collectors we  have a passion for antique and vintage Scottish sgian dubhs. The regimental sgian dubhs have defined patterns, even though over the years the style has changed slightly over the years. We have grouped three … Read More

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress CodeScottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code – We have had various discussions over the years about the history of civilian court dress ( not court uniform or military dress uniform ). Recently the subject came up again in a Facebook post of ours, so we … Read More

19th Century Style Prince Charlie Cantle Scottish Goats Hair Dress Sporran

19th Century Style Prince Charlie Cantle Scottish Goats Hair Dress Sporran19th Century Style Prince Charlie Cantle Scottish Goats Hair Dress Sporran – A classic goat hair Scottish dress sporran with Prince Charlie style thistle cantle and thistle badge. The back is in tooled black leather. The no tassel sporran style was … Read More

Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century

Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century Cladich kilt garter flashes and their journey to the 21st Century  – There had been a community of McIntyres living at Cladich on Loch Awe and weaving the distinctive garter flashes. The garters were woven on a special hand … Read More

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short History

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short HistoryGordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – The loops are supposed to represent the stirrups of the Scots Greys that troops of the Gordon’s held on to at Waterloo, to speed them into the lines of the French. The story behind the regimental flashes – The 92nd … Read More

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter FlashesSeaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes – Seaforth Highlanders regimental pattern garter flashes as worn by officers and Sgts of the regiment. However, by the middle of WW1 this pattern seems to have become standard issue across the ranks, before the war the standard OR’s … Read More

Hammered Hamilton & Inches Silver Kilt Buckle

Hammered Sterling Silver Kilt BuckleHammered Sterling Silver Kilt Buckle – A fine modern classic sterling silver kilt belt buckle that can be paired with the matching kilt pin and silver sporran. Made to order by the Royal silversmith, Hamilton & Inches Edinburgh. Fully Edinburgh hallmarked and hand made to order. Our … Read More

Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Sgian Dubhs

Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Sgian DubhsBlack Watch Royal Highlanders regimental sgian dubhs – Hand made by the regimental silversmith, with the St Andrew ( wee Jimmy )  and thistle mounts and stone set with a real smoky quartz cairngorm. Hand carved black wood hilt and leather covered scabbard. The … Read More

Bespoke Sterling Silver Clan Crest Celtic Knot Engraved Kilt Belt Buckle

Bespoke Sterling Silver Clan Crest Celtic Knot Engraved Kilt Belt BuckleBespoke Sterling Silver Clan Crest Celtic Knot Engraved Kilt Belt Buckle – We have just completed a new bespoke silver project for a client. With a hand engraved Celtic design around the edge of the silver kilt buckle, we then … Read More

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