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Sgian Dubh with Solid Sterling Silver Blade

Sgian Dubh with Solid Sterling Silver Blade
This Sgian Dubh was a special commission for Jamie, it has a solid Sterling Silver blade engraved with the family motto and the handle is carved from Rosewood. Jamie kindly emailed the following when he received it;
“Just a quick email to say all is here and arrived safely. I’m over the moon with the sgian dubh, definitely a hand down item through the generations. Can’t thank you both enough! I’ll be showing it off plenty and you’ll come highly recommended!” Continue reading

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Custom Made Damascus Steel Earrings

We were commissioned by her husband Josh to create this pair of custom Damascus earrings as a special gift to his wife Lyzz for their 10th wedding anniversary (hence the ‘X’ engraving). The Damascus steel matches the design of a … Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh in African Blackwood, Sterling Silver, Damascus Steel and Natural Cairngorm

Sgian Dubh in African Blackwood, Sterling Silver, Damascus Steel and Natural CairngormMarc from Belgium commissioned this bespoke Sgian Dubh. It features a carved African Blackwood handle with a natural Cairngorm smoky quartz pommel stone with Sterling Silver ferrules and pins and a high carbon steel (1095 and 15N20) Damascus blade which was diamond point engraved (not shown in photo).
When it arrived Marc emailed us and has kindly allowed us to use his comments;
“I’ve just received my Sgian Dubh… A real piece of art!!!! THANKS.” Continue reading

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Pictish Horse Sgian Dubh, Box and Damascus Kilt Pins

Pictish Horse Sgian, box and Damascus kilt pin setThis was a special commission of a Sgian Dubh, presentation box and set of Damascus kilt pins for a forthcoming wedding.The Sgian Dubh handle and sheath are made from 5300 year old bog oak. We made the Pictish horse inlays and the ferrules and pins from Sterling Silver. Karl Peet at Bespoke Craft made the box for us to add the inlay. The kilt pins were specially made as a matching set by Stu from offcuts from our Damascus blade steel. Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh with Caithness Greenstone

Sgian Dubh with Caithness GreenstoneWe made this Sgian Dubh for a forthcoming wedding.
Very pleased with how the Caithness Greenstone pommel looks next to the brass fittings on the African Blackwood handle.
Graeme has kindly allowed us to quote his email;
“Just a quick email to confirm that the sgian dubh arrived safely, yesterday.
WOW! It’s even better in the flesh than in the photos. I’m absolutely delighted with it! I’ll be wearing it at my wedding in a few weeks and will treasure it.
Seems a shame to hide it down my sock ;-)”
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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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A Sgian Dubh for the Commanding Officer of The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Sgian Dubh for the Commanding Officer of The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
This Sgian Dubh was commissioned for a presentation to the Commanding Officer of The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.
It has an RSS badge inlaid into an African Blackwood handle carved in the regimental style with added brass pins and ferrules. The top ferrule holds a beautiful pommel stone cut by Nat Forno from a pebble found by Black Watch soldiers on the beach at their regimental headquarters at Fort George.
We engraved the blade on both sides with inscriptions detailing the presentation and embossed the sheath with the CO’s initials. Continue reading

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