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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


Celtic Plain Top Clan Sgian Dubh

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

Oxhorn Thistle Sgian Dubh

sd56
sd56

This daywear Sgian Dubh comes with a stainless steel blade & has a genuine hand carved oxhorn thistle handle.

Comes in a Sgian Dubh Co presentation box.


Total length = 7.5 inches

Full Details add to cart NZ$78.60

Sgian Dubh with Purple Stone with Thistle Crest

sd/bc blue
sd/bc blue
Sgian dubh with celtic design and purple stone. Also has scottish thistle on handle. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm).
Made in Scotland
Full Details add to cart NZ$155.00

Sgian Dubh with Purple Stone

sd/bc purple
sd/bc purple
Matte sgian dubh with celtic design and purple stone. Supplied boxed with general historical notes. Overall length approx 7" (18cm).
Made in Scotland
Full Details add to cart NZ$155.00

Bog oak sgian dubh

SD60P
SD60P

Bog Oak 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 bog oak wood handle.

Supplied in a Sgian Dubh Co black presentation box.

Made by The Sgian Dubh Company, Scotland.
 

Full Details add to cart NZ$110.00

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 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$155.00

Clan Crest Stag Knife

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
Our Jewel thistle safety Sgian Dubh has no blade, an intricate open weave metal handle and a genuine glass jewel making it perfect for either premium hire packages or as a retail item. If required these sgian dubhs can be supplied in a black gift box.
Available in blue, antique red and green. Please specify colour at checkout.
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 the wood, light wood or silver colour. Made in Scotland 

Full Details add to cart NZ$94.70
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