Bespoke Silver Sporran Project

Bespoke Silver Sporran ProjectBespoke Silver Sporran Project – One of our old piping friends came to us with an idea to use a fine vintage sterling silver sporran cantle that once belonged to a late great of the piping world. He had an idea to replicate a sporran made in … 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

Scottish Goats Hair Sporrans

19th C Style Bespoke Designed Scottish Goats Hair Sporrans – We design bespoke sporran molach ( hair sporrans) for clients around the world using new and vintage sporran cantles. Much of our inspiration comes from the fine sporrans of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In particular we reference the … 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

London Scottish Pipe Major Sporran

London Scottish Pipe Major SporranLondon Scottish Pipe Major Sporran – We acquired a vintage London Scottish Pipe Major – Drum Major sporran cantle a few months ago. It was in need of new knobs on the top edge and stripping and re plating. It had been in an old box … Read More

1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran

1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran1860’s Victorian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Dress Sporran – Interesting cantle engraved and pierced design. The pouch opens with a lift up centre to knob catch. Small internal coin pocket inside the main pouch. The front goat hair has been fully restored with … Read More

Edwardian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Sporran

Edwardian Goat Hair Antique Scottish SporranEdwardian Goat Hair Antique Scottish Sporran – We have just finished refurbishing this wonderful R G Lawrie circa 1910-1920 goats hair sporran with a heavy cast thistle cantle. Having lived a full life we felt this sporran needed some love and care to bring it … Read More

Antique Circa 1910 Scottish Zoomorphic Hair Sporran

Antique Circa 1910 Scottish Zoomorphic Hair SporranAntique Circa 1910 Scottish Zoomorphic Hair Sporran – Wonderful antique hair sporran with nickel silver cantle bearing a zoomorphic design. Two goat hair tassels. In good used antique condition. The sporran had some light restoration and is now off over the pond to Canada and … Read More

Antique Scottish Goat Hair Rae Family Crest Sporran

Antique Scottish Goat Hair Rae Family Crest SporranAntique Scottish Goat Hair Rae Family Crest Sporran Wonderful antique goat hair sporran with brass cantle over laid with a white metal Rae family crest. Cantle engraved with thistles. Two goat hair tassels. In good used antique condition. Rae family motto – In omnia … Read More