Monthly Archives: April 2011

Loch Ness Whisky Festival 13-14th May 2011 !

We had a great time at last year’s festival, here’s some photos of the RNLI Whisky Cruise – even the ducks joined in. Continue reading

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A weekend on Lewis

Just had a great weekend staying with friends on the Isle of Lewis, the photo above is of Cliff Beach on the West Side. Max found a lovely stone for the Sgian Dubh Pommels a little further on from here, I’ll post a photo when it’s cut and polished.
Very relaxing and good company, we also got a chance to see the Lewis Chess Men during their loan to Museum nan Eilean, in Stornoway which will probably influence an upcoming Viking styled Sgian Dubh commission. Continue reading

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‘New Brunswick Agate’

New Brunswick Agate for Pommel StonesJust received these lovely pieces of New Brunswick Agate from James Thompson of the Caledonian Society of Restigouche, Canada. We’ll ask Nat at Scottish Gemstones to cut some to fit into our Sterling Silver Maple Leaf design Sgian Dubh Pommels. Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh / Bottle Opener with Skye Marble, Damascus and Bog Oak

Sgian Brew with Skye Marble
“Just a message to let you know I received the sgian dubh yesterday. I’m chuffed to bits with the result. I think leaving the blade plain was the right decision, the finish on the Damascus steel looks amazing. I’m was also pleasantly surprised by just how nice the sheath is, I had expected it to be thinner. It has a very substantial qualitative feel to it. I’d just like to say thanks again, I am very impressed by both the craftsmanship and quality of service I received.” Continue reading

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