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<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>Thistle Quaich</u></span>
Thistle Quaich
Price:

34.96

(Including VAT at 20%)
<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>A Wee Dram Mini Quaich</u></span>
A Wee Dram Mini Quaich
Price:

14.95

(Including VAT at 20%)
<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>Slainte Mhath Pewter Quaich</u></span>
Slainte Mhath Pewter Quaich
<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>Celtic Pewter Quaich</u></span>
Celtic Pewter Quaich
<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>Glass Bottom Pewter Quaich</u></span>
Glass Bottom Pewter Quaich
Price:

25.50

(Including VAT at 20%)
<span style='font-size: 10px;'><u>Celtic Lace Nickel Plated Quaich</u></span>
Celtic Lace Nickel Plated Quaich

The Quaich Background

The Quaich (pronounced "quake", from the Gaelic word "cuach").
Throughout Scottish history the Quaich has always been present. In 1589 King James 22 of Scotland sent Anne of Denmark a Quaich ( a loving cup ) as a wedding gift. Today this tradition is widely used often with a personal message engraved to the bride and groom
In 1745 the Quaich travelled from Edinburgh to Derby with the Scottish army in bonnie Prince Charlies Canteen. In the 19th Century Sir Walter Scott dispensed drams ( A Whisky measure ) in silver Quaich's
Quaich's today
Today Quaich's are still play an important part in our Scottish Culture. Presented at weddings as a symbol of love and companionship. At christening and naming ceremonies the Quaich is offered as a welcoming cup and also to toast the health of a new born baby. Colloquially known in Scotland as "wetting the baby's head".
Origin of the Quaich
The Quaich a drinking vessel was originally made of wood. More often than not offered as a cup of welcome, Friendship or farewell and usually holding "a wee dram " (Measure of Whisky) of Whisky.
Finally, quiches are also often used as presentation trophies. Today the Quaich's are made from pewter or silver and of various sizes and continue to play a big part of our national heritage.

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