Quaichs: The Perfect Gift for Wedding Season and Beyond

By Dmitriy Maslenitsyn

There's so many gift ideas to choose from out there, with whisky glasses, fancy cuff links, or special tartan stuffed animals making up just a few of the popular choices. But there's one type of gift which is always impressive and holds special significance in Scottish culture: the elegant quaich. In this blog post, we wanted to highlight a few quaichs perfectly suited for gifting to important people in your life.

Tradition of the Quaich

By Katie

quiach /kwex/ pronounced: kw-ay-ch
derived from Gaelic cuach 'cup'

It is hard to guess from its appearance exactly what a quaich is. Indeed, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it was a small decorative bowl with little other purpose, beyond being aesthetically pleasing. In fact, the quaich has a much more interesting beginning than that of a posh ornament.