Scottish Heritage Archive

Traditional Artisans

Monikie Rock Art

 

David McGovern is a professional stone-carver working mainly in his local sandstone, but also in limestone and bronze.

 

David is based in his native Angus in the North-East of Scotland. He is a member of the Scottish Artists Union and a Vice President of The Pictish Arts Society.

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Paul MacDonald

 

As one of Europe's leading researchers and instructors of traditional martial arts, Maestro Macdonald is in a unique position to understand and craft the tools that professional warriors staked their lives on. Weapons from Macdonald Armouries are high quality, functional reproductions that replicate the same dimensions, form, weight and balance as their original counterparts

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Pictavia Leather

 

 

All Pictavia Leather work is handmade by Hamish Lamley. He is from Aberdeen in the North of Scotland, now living in Perthshire in the centre of Scotland.

Hamish produces historical replicas (specialising in early medieval Scotland and Norse), bushcraft gear, as well as more contemporary leather goods
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The Kilt Experience

 

At The Kilt Experience, Ant and Zoe have a passion for designing and creating authentic handsewn kilts and sporrans.

 

They create both traditional and contemporary kilt outfits which complements their enthusiasm for wearing, and performing in, the kilt.

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Prickly Thistle

They are fabric disruptors, changing design rules, weave rules and breaking all of the finished product rules. They are making a stance for the future of tartan design in the Highland Region of Scotland. Their current mission is to #BUILDTHEMILL - a permanent home for where they will grow and create global positive impact.

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