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

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

Sergeant Robert Gordon McBeath VC

Sixteen Victoria Crosses have gone on public display for the first time. They were awarded soldiers from across Scotland and England who served with Highlands regiments between 1857 and 1917. Until now, replicas of the 16 medals have been on display at The Highlanders’ Museum at Fort George near Ardersier. … 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

Keepers Tweed TOS Bonnet – Labhran Highland Style

Keepers Tweed TOS Bonnet – Tam O Shanter Bonnet. In 1960’s – 1980’s this style was worn by the Scottish regiments in plain khaki. We looked at many of the Victorian and Edwardian photos from the Western Isles and decided to bring back the style, but in one of our … 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

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