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Sgian Dubh

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The sgian dubh we see today is a mixture of history, myth and misinterpretation. Sgian in Gaelic means knife, the dubh part means black. Thus you get black knife. The black refers to the fact it was a hidden knife or a concealed weapon.
It is a small, singled-edged knife (Gaelic sgian) worn as part of traditional Scottish Highland dress along with the kilt. Originally used for eating and preparing fruit, meat, and cutting bread and cheese - as well as serving for other more general day to day uses such as cutting material and protection, it is now worn as part of traditional Scottish dress tucked into the top of the kilt hose with only the upper portion of the hilt visible. The sgian-dubh is normally worn on the right leg, but can also be worn on the left, depending on whether the wearer is right or left-handed


Strathy Celtic Amethyst Enamel Sgian Dubh

SD103AEN
SD103AEN

Strathy Celtic Pewter Sgian Dubh in Amethyst Enamel Finish.

Comes with a stainless steel blade.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Designed & created exclusively for The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$170.00

Strathy Celtic Green Enamel Sgian Dubh

SD103EEN
SD103EEN

Strathy Celtic Pewter Sgian Dubh in Green Enamel Finish.

Comes with a stainless steel blade.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Designed & created exclusively for The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$170.00

Celtic Plain Top Clan Sgian Dubh (available on order)

SD/ACC
SD/ACC
Metal work in Pewter with plated finish of Palladium ensuring it will not scratch or tarnish. Black simulated handle and sheath. Stainless Steel Blade. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm
The thistle on the handle can be replaced with any clan crest.

Please allow 6-10 weeks for your special request. 
Cairngorm, amethyst, green, blue, red or black stone on top, Please leave a note at checkout with what clan/stone you would like. 
Full Details add to cart NZ$138.50

Clan crest sgian dubh (available on order)

Sgian dubh 07
Sgian dubh 07
Our most popular Clan Sgian Dubh, the Clan Badge being inset in the handle. It has a Stone top claw setting (available in 6 colours) with metal work in Pewter with plated finish of Palladium ensuring it will not scratch or tarnish. Black simulated handle and sheath. Stainless Steel Blade. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm
The thistle on the handle can be replaced with any clan crest.  Please allow 6-10 weeks for your special request. 
Cairngorm, amethyst, green, blue, red or black stone on top, Comes in Chrome or Antique colour. Please leave a note at checkout with what clan/stone/metal colour you would like. 
Full Details add to cart NZ$155.00

Clan Crest Stag Knife (available on order)

SK/C 113
SK/C 113
'Stag Knife' sgian dubh, having a brown horn effect handle (with Thistle badge in the crown) and brown Leather sheath. Stainless steel blade. Supplied boxed. Overall length 8" (20cm).
Can be ordered with any clan crest in crown.  Please allow 6-10 weeks for delivery.  
Full Details add to cart NZ$140.00

Jewel Thistle Sgian Dubh

2014
2014
Available in blue, antique red and green. Please specify colour at checkout.

These Jewel thistle safety Sgian Dubh have no blade. They have an intricate open weave metal handle and a genuine glass jewel. 

 
Full Details add to cart NZ$60.00

Wood sgian dubh

SDIT/Wood
SDIT/Wood

Wood effect sgian dubh with leather scabbard. Comes with either the scottish thistle or lion rampant.  Celtic knot on handle with thistle insert.  Stainless steel blade. Available in light wood or silver colour. Made in Scotland 

Full Details add to cart NZ$94.70
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