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Sgian Brew & Kilt Pin Set with Turquoise

Sgian Brew & Kilt Pin Set with Turquoise
This unique Sgian Brew & Kilt Pin set was made for Matthew.
The handle is carved from 4200 year old Bog Oak and we diamond-engraved the bottle opener / safety blade. The fittings and kilt pin are Sterling Silver. He asked if we could use Turquoise for his commission and we were very fortunate in that our friend Nat at Scottish Gemstones had some available and made it possible to provide the pommel and kilt pin. Matthew kindly emailed us when they arrived;
“Thank you so much. They look absolutely fantastic!” Continue reading

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Pictish Beastie Kilt Pin in Sterling Silver

Pictish Beastie Kilt Pin in Sterling Silver
We made this bespoke Pictish kilt pin with what is commonly known as the ‘Beastie’ design.
There is much speculation on whether the Beastie is a real animal such as an elephant, dolphin or seahorse or whether it is a mythological creature such as a kelpie, dragon or even the Loch Ness Monster….
“the pin arrived today! Absolutely stunning – such a beautiful thing! I am so thoroughly pleased. Such craftsmanship! terrific!!!” R.M, Edinburgh. Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh and Sgian Brew Matched Set with Isle of Jura Whisky barrel and Aberdeen Granite

Sgian Dubh and Sgian Brew Matched Set with Isle of Jura Whisky barrel and Aberdeen GraniteHere’s a special set commissioned by Ella in California (who is originally from Aberdeen).
It comprises of a matched set of Sgian Dubh and Sgian Brew with handles carved from an Isle of Jura Whisky barrel and Aberdeen Granite pommel stones set in Sterling Silver fittings. The silver kilt pin also features the same Aberdeen Granite, cut from the same piece of stone as the pommels.
Ella has kindly allowed us to quote from her email;
“Received the parcel safely today, Thank you ! – – – EXQUISITE ! Every piece ! I am so happy with everything – unbelievably beautiful – – – I am lost for words at your craftsmanship, a true Artisan – your engraving is superb — the Jura Whisky Barrel, Aberdeen Granite components, I am so happy that I have done this and over the moon with the beautiful pieces and your wonderful work — The wooden Presentation Boxes are exquisite. My best to the both of you, Slainte mhath, Ella” Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh, Brooch and Kilt Pin Set

Special SetWe’ve just completed this complimentary set which was a special commission for Bill and Kay consisting of a Sgian Dubh, two brooches and a kilt pin. Portsoy Red Serpentine is mounted on the Sgian Dubh, kilt pin and one brooch while the other brooch features the Burghead Pictish bull. All of the metalwork apart from the Damascus Sgian Dubh blade are solid Sterling Silver and are Hallmarked in Edinburgh to our own maker’s mark, ‘LNS’ (Loch Ness Silver).
This has been a lovely opportunity to work with Bill and Kay on designing and making a very unique set. Continue reading

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