The Walker Quaich Just before Christmas last year a gentleman by the name of Malcolm Walker got in touch with us to commission a trophy using one of our Sterling Silver Quaichs. We helped him to choose our large Scroll handled Quaich, had it fitted to a wooden plinth and engraved it: The Walker […]
Charity Polo Tournament – Hayward & Stott Polo Cup University of St Andrews Charity Polo Tournament 2016 Held at Errol Park Estate – Saturday 23rd April Polo Club President Hannah Middleton Cope and Tournament Director Jonathan Gregory re-launched the University of St Andrews Charity Polo Tournament in 2015. It’s purpose is to raise awareness […]
The Quaich, or Scotland’s ‘loving cup’ is a unique Scottish invention and has great symbolism behind it. In this article we’ll take a brief look at the history of the Quaich and what it is used for today.
We all know that antiques can be expensive, but did you know they can be as pricey as these 10 antique pieces from around the world?
We’ve put together a list of 10 antiques from around the world, from different categories and different eras, with one thing in common: they’re all exceptionally expensive for their kind.
Often called ‘the king of hobbies’, coin collecting is a dear hobby to many. In this article we’ll look at 5 of the most famous coin collections in the world.
Coin collecting is a dear hobby to many, and in fact one of the oldest hobbies practised by kings and the wealthy. This is why coin collecting is often called the “king of hobbies”.
The secret Roman silver under Scottish soil The Roman Empire may not have lasted long in the cold, unforgiving climate of ancient Caledonia, but it left behind a treasure that survived the ages. In 1909, archaeologists in East Lothian uncovered a massive hoard of Roman silver under Traprain Law, a large hill thought to have […]
Did you know that most large gold objects are more often made out of silver, before being finished with gold? This is known as silver-gilt, a practice that has been used for centuries. HERE’S AN EXAMPLE… For example, silver guilt has been used on all Olympic Gold Medals medals since 1912. Even some of the […]
Wedding days are some of the most special days in our lives, and are therefore often celebrated in style sparing no expenses. However, some couples take it to a whole new level when it comes to expensive weddings, read to find out who.