Plain Bowl, Celtic Handle Quaich

This simple quaich is accented with detailed Celtic engraving on the handles. This subtly ornamented quaich is one of our best sellers for good reason.
Dimensions 7cm, 9cm, 10.2cm, 11.5cm, 13.5cm, 17cm diameter
Budget Standard
Material Pewter
Emblem Celtic design
  • Celtic engraved handles
  • Quality solid pewter
  • Available in a variety of sizes
  • Optional Presentation Box
  • Handmade in Scotland

The engraved handles of this quaich are its only ornamentation, making this quaich a thing of subtle beauty. A traditional Highland cup, used by chiefs to both welcome and bid farewell to their guests, this quaich is beautiful and traditional. The word quaich comes from the Gaelic "cuach" for cup and is traditionally used to serve whisky or brandy. Sir Walter Scott was famous for dispensing wee drams to his guests in silver inlaid quaichs.

Whether you plan to welcome guests to your home with a bit of warming whisky, or even if you just appreciate the fine traditionalism, this beautiful quaich with Celtic engraved handles is a superb addition to any home.

Tradition of the Quaich

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.

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Further Reading: Tradition of the Quaich

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The Quaich Company take pride in producing the most comprehensive range of quaichs and exclusive Scottish giftware available, in pewter, wood, silver plate and hallmarked sterling silver. Each quaich is spun and polished by highly skilled craftsmen before going through a quality control procedure.

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