Articles in Sporrans

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by scotslass on August 07, 2019
A Traditional Scottish Wedding
by scotslass on August 07, 2019
In Scotland you can exchange your wedding vows practically anywhere you desire too. You can say 'I DO' to the love of your life, by a 'scottish loch', in a romantic glen, on the shore of a snady beaach or even at the top of Arthur's seat! ... Read full article
by Iain Jacksons on December 06, 2016
Sporrans - A History
by Iain Jacksons on December 06, 2016
The word sporran means purse in Scottish Gaelic. As kilts do not have pockets, the sporran provided that function in traditional Scottish Highland dress. This pocket was large enough to hold pistols ammunition and rations! ... Read full article
by Rauncie Kinnaird on December 06, 2016
by Rauncie Kinnaird on December 06, 2016
"Sporan" is the Gaelic word for purse. Although not initially part of Highland Dress, they have become an integral part of the ensemble. It has made a huge transformation from the small purse of deerskin that used to hang at the waist. ... Read full article
by Ryan Maxey on December 06, 2016
A Guide to Choosing the Right Sporrans
by Ryan Maxey on December 06, 2016
People who are not familiar with kilts will probably not be able to tell you exactly what a sporran is, even though there is a fairly good chance that they may have seen one in the past. ... Read full article