Silver Officers Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Sgian Dubh

Silver Officers Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Sgian DubhSilver Officers Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Sgian Dubh – Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders regimental hallmarked sterling silver sgian dubh – Classic regimental Sgian Dubh in great used vintage condition. With a stone set hilt mounted on the carved blackwood hilt bearing … 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

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

Sir James Carnegie 5th Baronet Tartan Swatch

Sir James Carnegie TartanSir James Carnegie 5th Baronet Tartan Pre 1849 tartan swatch gifted to the family. This is thought to be an early 19th C Tartan swatch. Sir James Carnegie of Kinnaird and of Pitarrow, 5th Baronet DL (1799 – 30 January 1849) was a Scottish politician and de … Read More

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

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

Seaforth Highlanders Badge – The Origin and Meaning

Seaforth Highlanders Badge – The Origin and Meaning Guest blog post by Canadian regimental historian Robert MacDonald SBStJ CD FSA Scot) – Seaforth Highlanders Canada The red deer or elk stag with its majestic spread of antlers has been one of the iconic images of Scottish art since prehistory. It … Read More

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