This heavy gauge Quaich has a basket weave pattern design, it is Edinburgh hallmarked on the base.
The Cup of Friendship
Originating in the Highlands, where clan chiefs prized them as a token of hospitality. Quaich’s for centuries have symbolised friendship. Traditionally a shallow drinking cup with two handles on opposite sides, typically carved out of wood or cows horn. Both practical and decorative these cups held a welcoming drink offered at clan gatherings and family occasions such as at weddings, where the Quaich represented shared love between a couple.
Your Basket Weave Quaich
Today, the Quaich is still commonly gifted to mark a christening, wedding, anniversary, or as a retirement present.
Diameter across handles: 10cm
Quaich Bowl diameter: 6.8cm