Scottish Heritage Archive
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
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.
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.