Askernish Sgian Dubh

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Celtic Design


Askernish Sgian Dubh

The Askernish Sgian Dubh is a traditional Scottish accessory that embodies the rich heritage and craftsmanship of Celtic culture.

It is a small ceremonial dagger that is typically worn tucked into the top of the kilt hose, adding a touch of elegance and cultural significance to traditional Scottish attire.

Distinguishing Characteristics of the Askernish Sgian Dubh:

  • Traditional Scottish Design: The Askernish Sgian Dubh adheres to the traditional design of a sgian dubh, featuring a small blade, an ornate hilt, and a decorative sheath.

  • Celtic Knotwork Design: The hilt often incorporates Celtic knotwork designs, a hallmark of Celtic art, symbolizing eternity, faith, and unity.

  • Materials and Craftsmanship: The sgian dubh is crafted from high-quality materials, such as polished wood, horn, or metal, showcasing the artistry and craftsmanship of Scottish artisans.

Cultural Significance of the Askernish Sgian Dubh:

  • Symbol of Highland Tradition: The sgian dubh is deeply rooted in Highland tradition, representing the wearer’s connection to their Scottish heritage and cultural identity.

  • Symbol of Protection: Traditionally, the sgian dubh was carried for self-defense and as a symbol of protection, reflecting the rugged and independent spirit of Highland culture.

  • Sign of Personal Identity: The choice of sgian dubh design and materials often reflects the wearer’s personal style and connection to their Scottish heritage.

A quality sgian dubh in wild olive wood and set with our Askernish silver design.

With a stainless steel blade 95mm in length in a brown leather sheath with celtic design.

Overall length 200 mm

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