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Wedding vow quaich

Quaich 130
Wedding vow quaich

Medium pewter quaich with embossed Celtic design on handles, Celtic knot and wording 'TO HAVE AND TO HOLD' inside the bowl plus a raised Celtic knotwork border around the bowl edge just below the lip.

Bowl rim diameter: 72mm Width (incl. handles): 127mm Height: 35mm.  Supplied in a satin-lined gift box.

The quaich (pronounced quake from the Gaelic word cuach) has a rich heritage in Scotland - indeed it is a uniquely Scottish invention, having no apparent connection to any other European drinking vessel. Traditionally used in Scotland to celebrate a bond between two clans, it was also used in the 17th century to offer welcome to travellers and is now commonly used in wedding and christening ceremonies.
The Celts used knotwork to decorate many of their artifacts. To them, the intricate patterns woven into spirals and knots symbolise the continuity of life.

Price

Wedding vow quaich NZ$105.00 add to cart
   
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