Vintage Style Laird’s Sporran – Featuring vintage brass cantle

Vintage Style Laird’s Sporran – Featuring vintage brass cantle Vintage style Laird’s sporran featuring an original vintage brass sporran cantle. We had a wonderful brass vintage 1920’s sporran cantle that we have used to design a sporran based on an original worn by and still used by one of the … Read More

Victorian Tie Kilt Garter Flashes – 1890’s Highland Style

Victorian Tie Kilt Garter FlashesVictorian Tie Kilt Garter Flashes – A while ago we launched a self tie kilt garter flash based on the original set we have in our collection that dates from 1890’s and belonged to the Earl of Kintore. We have been asked about how to tie … Read More

William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908

William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908William Dunningham Aberdeen Antique Scottish Provincial – Silver Mounted Sugar Caster 1908 – Silver mounted horn sugar caster by William Dunningham & Co of Aberdeen in fine antique condition.William Dunningham & Co. was in business from the 1898 to … Read More

Victorian Style Kilt Jacket & Waistcoat

1880’s Victorian Style Kilt Jacket & WaistcoatVictorian style kilt jacket and waistcoat. A recent tailoring project for a client saw us referencing an original photo of a Highland gentleman circa 1880. The style of the late Victorian period was that it was worn done up on the top button ( … Read More

Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides

Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides. We were recently lucky enough to purchase a collection of what we consider to have been private Magic Lantern slides belonging to the royal household from circa 1903-05. The feature images of the family at Balmoral Estate in the Highlands of Scotland, … Read More

Highland Estate Tweed Rothesay Crail Jacket Project

Highland Estate Tweed Rothesay Crail Jacket Project – We recently acquired the last of the Glenbuchat Estate tweed in a short bolt. The estate had a history running back through time to Culloden and Major-General Gordon of Glenbuchat’s Regiment. One of our oldest friends and ex Pipe Major Scots Guards … Read More

19th Century Antique Jacobite Style Sporran

19th Century Antique Jacobite Style Sporran – One of the most popular sporrans we get asked to recreate is the Jacobite style sporrans of the late 17th and 18th centuries in the style worn during the 45. The 1950’s Culloden army sporran cantle is often used to create the look. … 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

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