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Matching Sgian Dubhs

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Kristian contacted us to make a special Sgian Dubh for his own wedding and a matching Sgian Dubh for his brother, who was also getting married a few months later. The two Sgian Dubhs were to be identical apart from the pommel stones which were to compliment the two colours of their tartan. Kristian surprised his brother with the gift of the Sgian Dubh on the morning of his wedding.
The pair of Sgian Dubhs feature Glen Urquhart Oak handles carved with our traditional Crosshatch designs. One is set with a Fife Red Jasper pommel stone and the other with a Caithness Greenstone. The brass lower ferrules are deep engraved with the Turnbull Clan Motto “I SAVED THE KING”. The blades are High-carbon Damascus Steel and each Sgian Dubh was supplied with quality leather sheaths.
Kristian kindly emailed us when he received the Sgian Dubhs;
“The Sgian Dubhs arrived today safely. Both are spectacular. I particularly like the wood texture and also the quality of the engraving. Very much looking forward to wearing mine at my wedding next Saturday and I’m sure my brother will cherish his just as much when I gift it to him. Thanks again for getting them done in time. You have a truly amazing and unique business. Kristian”
The wonderful photos were taken by Sylwia & Simon at www.croandkowlove.com Continue reading

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Sgian Dubh from a Whisky Barrel for a Cooper’s Wedding

Sgian Dubh from a Whisky Barrel for a Cooper's Wedding
I made this special Sgian Dubh for a cooper I met at Feis Ile, the annual Whisky / Music Festival on the islands of Islay and Jura on the Scottish West Coast.
He was there demonstrating his cooper’s craft of how whisky casks are made. After chatting with him I learned that he was soon to be married so I promised him a Sgian Dubh for his wedding. I got a couple of staves from a cask he’d been working on and made this for him using that wood, a pebble from the beach at Caol Ila Distillery, a Damascus blade and Sterling Silver fittings. Continue reading

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Bespoke Titanium Wedding Rings with Celtic Knot

Bespoke Titanium Wedding Rings with Celtic Knot
We crafted this bespoke pair of wedding rings specially for Justine and Stephen, working with them to develop their design from Justine’s own hand drawn Celtic knot artwork. The rings are made from a solid bar of Aerospace grade Titanium and each ring was given it’s own look, with Stephen’s ring having a matte finish and Justine’s ring being more highly polished.
The couple kindly emailed us and sent the above photo after their wedding;
“Thank you so much Rab and Tanya for bringing our dream wedding rings to life! You took our design and made works of art from it that we will treasure forever!
We have loved the whole process, especially getting to meet you and discuss our rings and see examples of your work.
Getting our rings made by you is a decision we will never regret, we’re so glad we went for it as they are going to bring us joy every day for the rest of our lives.
We’ve both been getting so many compliments about our rings and love showing them off!”
The photo of the rings is from the couple’s wedding photographer Florian Ziegler https://florianziegler.com/ Continue reading

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A Lewis Wedding

We’re just back (and slowly recovering) from a fantastic wedding on the Isle of Lewis.
Charles and Ginny’s ceremony took place at Carloway Broch.

Wedding Cake Knife ~ 'Dirk'
I made them a special wedding cake dirk with their names engraved on the pommel.

Highland Dirk Pommel Engraving
Names engraved on the Pommel

Dirk / Wedding Cake Knife
After use and atop a Quaich at the end of the evening – hence the Quaich is empty of whisky ! Continue reading

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