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This sgian dubh is handmade using sustainable oak with a beautiful ebony inlay to the handle and the top mount. The blade is crafted from brass and features a celtic design.
This is a daywear sgian dubh, to be worn with Highland kilt. The blade is constructed in brass. Local leather is used to create a sheath which protects the blade.
L 16 cm x W 2 cm x 1 cm (top)
Perfect as part of a Highland outfit or as a gift. Hand-crafted by our expert silversmith. All of our sgian dubhs are made to order, with a normal lead time being 2-3 weeks, however, if we have one in the shop at the time of order, it will be dispatched sooner.
Each sgian dubh is unique, and because of the organic materials used, will vary slightly from the image. This is a daywear sgian dubh.
Handmade in Scotland.
The Sgian Dubh.
The sgian-dubh (/ˌskiːən ˈduː/ skee-ən-DOO; Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [s̪kʲənˈt̪u]) is a small, single-edged knife (Scottish 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 same side as the dominant hand.
Oak and Ebony Brass Daywear Sgian Dubh