Birthstone Colours and Their Meanings

Wearing birthstones can help give specific help to people born under a particular zodiac: January– Birthstone is Garnet, is red in colour and has properties and attributes such as faith, love and courage. By wearing Garnet it can help prevent nightmares in children and it may also be used for building energy levels, or for protecting the heart and lungs. People who have a weak self-image can benefit by wearing Garnet as it is known to increase self worth and evoke romance. February– Birthstone is Amethyst [...]  Read more >

The Beginnings of the Scotish Thistle

Scottish Thistle Scotland adopted the thistle during the rein of Alexander III (1249 -1286)Legend has it that an Army of King Haakon of Norway, intent on conquering the Scots landed at the Coast of Largs at night to surprise the sleeping Scottish Clansmen. In order to move more stealthily under the cover of darkness the Norsemen removedtheir footwear.As they drew nearer one of Haakon's men stood on one of these spiny little devils and the and the defenders cried out in pain which of course alerted the Clan [...]  Read more >

New Gift Set with Clan Names

New Gift Set with Clan Names A New gift set that comprises of 4 item has arrived to Pewter Jewellery.  This set has the following items and is supplied in a stylish presentation gift box with an information leaflet included. You can also choose your clan name and colour stone on Sgian dubh Pewter Gift Set Sgian dubh Belt buckle Kilt pin Cufflinks Sgian dubh has a choice of 6 colour stones that sits on the very top of hilt, it also has a choice of Clan name badge 2.Belt buckle is made from pewter has beauti [...]  Read more >

A History Of Pewter

Due to the lack of written chronicles in the period known as the Dark Ages, there is a veil over the inception and history of Pewter manufacture and usage in Europe. However, we know that by the 14th Century AD, Pewter was being widely used in place of wood and pottery for tableware and other household purposes. The composition of early Roman Pewter ware was variable to say the least, and it commonly contained as much as 20% to 30% of Lead. There are, however, serious problems when using objects with a hig [...]  Read more >
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