Antique Sgian Dubh by MacKay & Chisholm Edinburgh

Antique Sgian DubhAntique sgian dubh by MacKay & Chisholm Edinburgh. Fine Scottish sgian dubh has a deep carved basket weave black wood handle and engraved hallmarked silver mounts. The end of the hilt is mounted with a cairngorm type stone. made by Mackay & Chisholm of Edinburgh with a sterling … Read More

Antique Thistle Sgian Dubh

Antique Thistle Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with deep carved basket weave black wood handle set with a double thistle insignia. Silver plated mounts with embossed thistle design and the end cap mounted with a Cairngorm style stone. Blade in good used antique condition with some light … 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