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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


Black Palm Arisaig sgian dubh

SD57
SD57

Black Palm Arisaig Daywear Sgian Dubh with Leather Sheath.

This daywear Sgian Dubh comes with a stainless steel blade & has a genuine hand carved black palm wood handle.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Designed & created by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$101.00

Jura Thistle sgian dubh

SD101MH
SD101MH

Heathergems Jura Thistle Sgian Dubh

(Pronounced \'Skee an Doo\') Present stone in stock is dark green, black & red

Quality highland dress sgain dubh with pewter handle & Heathergem top, with a real blade. An ornamental knife traditionally tucked into the sock of a Scotsman when dressed in full regalia.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Heathergems are uniquely Scottish and a beautiful reminder of our landscape. Due to the nature of the process no two Heathergems are the same making it a very individual, personal gift. Supplied in a gift box with story card.

Handcrafted in Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$150.00

Masonic sgian dubh with stone top

SD28A
SD28A

Masonic Sgian Dubh with Polished Pewter Mounts & Coloured Stone Top.

Choose a stone to match a kilt outfit or just pick your favourite colour from these stones - Amethyst, Blue, Cairngorm, Emerald, Jet Black or Red.  Present stock is amethyst

Supplied with a stainless steel blade in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$150.00

Ryan thistle matt sgian dubh

SD97M
SD97M

Ryan Thistle Matt Pewter Dress Sgian Dubh.

Comes with a stainless steel blade.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co blue presentation box.

Designed & created exclusively for The Sgian Dubh Company,

Full Details add to cart NZ$118.70

Safety sgain dubh with stone

SD/safety
SD/safety

Specification as for the Ball Top Safety, this has the addition of a stone setting on the top - please select from the 6 colours available. Overall length approx 7" (18cm).

Full Details add to cart NZ$40.00

Thuya Burl Arisaig Daywear Sgian Dubh

SD59
SD59

Thuya Burl Arisaig Daywear Sgian Dubh with Polished Pewter Cap for Engraving and Leather Sheath.

This daywear Sgian Dubh comes with a stainless steel blade & has a genuine hand carved thuya burl wood handle.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$111.80

Heathergems sgian dubh

SD94H
SD94H

Thistle Heathergem Sgian Dubh  (Pronounced \'Skean Doo\') - Current stone is green.

Quality highland dress sgain dubh with pewter handle & Heathergem top, with a real blade. An ornamental knife traditionally tucked into the sock of a Scotsman when dressed in full regalia.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Comes in a gift box with story card on how  Heathergems are made. Heathergems are unique and no two are ever exactly the same. 

Handcrafted in Scotland.

Dimensions: 195L x 32W mm

Full Details add to cart NZ$130.00

Matt pewter sgian dubh

SD100MA
SD100MA

Luss thistle matt pewter sgian dubh with coloured stone top.

Comes with a stainless steel blade.

Choose a stone to match a kilt outfit or just pick your favourite colour from these stones - Amethyst, Blue, Cairngorm, Emerald, Jet Black or Red. Sgian dubhs in stock have a cairngorm stone 

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

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

Full Details add to cart NZ$157.00

Ross Sgian Dubh

SD110C
SD110C

Ross contemporary sgian dubh with cairngorm stone top.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.

Full Details add to cart NZ$170.00

Celtic stone top sgian dubh

SD/BC
SD/BC

Green stone top claw setting with metal work in pewter with plated finish of palladium. Black simulated handle and sheath. Stainless steel blade. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm).
Made in Scotland

Full Details add to cart NZ$144.00

Clan crest sgian dubh

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 3 weeks for your special request. 
In stock - Cairngorm stone on top
Full Details add to cart NZ$148.50

Clan crest sgian dubh

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 3 - 4 weeks for delivery.  One in stock with Scottish thistle as crest.
Full Details add to cart NZ$135.00

Silver thistle top sgian dubh

SD/T
SD/T
With a thistle inspired antique silver effect handle, black leather sheath and stainless steel blade this reasonably priced sgian dubh is very popular. Overall length about 7" (19cm). Supplied boxed with general historical notes
Full Details add to cart NZ$94.00

Sgian Dubh

SD/BT
SD/BT
Thistle stone top sgian dubh.  Stone in top is available in cairngorm, amethyst, black, red, blue, green.  In stock - amythist

Stone top claw setting (available in 6 colours) with metal work in Pewter with plated finish of Palladium. Black simulated handle and sheath. Stainless Steel Blade. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm).
Full Details add to cart NZ$144.00
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