If you are done with exploring our lists of fashionable goods containing ideas for clothes, shoes and bags to buy in Edinburgh, let’s explore the traditional accessories you can find in the capital of Scotland.
Scottish crest badge
Scotland has a long tradition of wearing special heraldic badges as a representation of their loyalty and honour for a certain Scottish clan. Of course, getting one will not make you or the person you give such a badge one of the people of a Scottish clan, however, it might be a nice addition to a formal outfit. The price for such a gift varies between 20 USD and 150 USD.
If you are wondering where you can get a crest badge, you should visit either Heritage of Scotland at 18-20 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR or Crest Of Edinburgh at 217 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PE.
Jewellery is one of the best ideas for a gift to give to people who really love fashion, especially if you want to buy it abroad. Definitely, it is perfect for transportation since you do not have to worry about making your luggage bulky or even too heavy for plane transportation.
There are many options of amazing local jewellery in Edinburgh, however if you are looking for something truly outstanding to buy in the capital of Scotland, you should consider checking the choice of Heathergems Jewellery.
Heathergems Jewellery is just perfect for anyone who is looking for jewellery available for a democratic price and with an absolutely unique appearance. Indeed, the pieces offered by this brand are all exclusive and it is impossible to find another one with the same look. This is so due to the materials used for the production of Heathergems Jewellery. These items are made from the Heather plant stems, which is one of the common Scottish blooming plants. It is coloured in a unique way revealing beautiful patterns. Each piece already comes in an appealing gift box.
As it has already been mentioned, the prices for these items are really reasonable and you will be able to find the cheapest piece of jewellery for as little as 10 USD while the most expensive will not cost you more than 100 USD.
Some of the ideas for places to get Heathergems Jewellery are The Luckenbooth at 215 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1PE and Neanie Scott at 131 Cannongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BP.
Another wonderful and absolutely unique Scottish souvenir to buy is a sgian-dubh. Actually, it is a bit confusing whether you should regard it as a piece of fashion to wear or a souvenir for interior decoration. It definitely depends on the fact whether you will feel comfortable going outside with a sgian-dubh.
Sgian-dubh is an exclusive type of a single-edged knife that has been traditionally worn as a piece of a Highland dress with a kilt in the way that will make the knife visible. At the same time, its sole purpose was is the decoration of the traditional outfit and it is not used for any cutting purposes or defence. It is also popular to pass a sgian-dubh to your future generations.
The prices of sgian-dubhs vary a lot depending on the materials and level of artisan’s work included in their production. While it is possible to find the cheapest options for 50 USD, you can also find exclusive knife worth almost 500 USD.
Some of the nice places to buy a sgian-dubh are Heritage of Scotland located at 18-20 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR and Crest Of Edinburgh at 217 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PE.