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CLANFINDER is the most advanced and comprehensive clan and family database in the world and is constantly being reviewed to include all the latest updates.
Never has one piece of weaponry evoked so many different spellings - some variations are Skene du, Skein dubh, skean dhu, sgian dubh and Skhian dubh. Phonetically it is pronounced scheeeian doo and everyone has a favourite spelling. The most commonly used, however, is Sgian Dubh. The meaning however is clear: Sgian means knife or dagger or blade and "dubh" means black. I believe Skyelander has touched upon "Dubh" being black in his poem, 'Dubh Water.'
When people think of the tartan today most think of the colourful pattern of the cloth as worn by Scottish clan members. Many of the current clan tartans are, however, of quite recent design many dating from just the 19th century. Prior to this tartan was certainly worn by the Scots
Gaelic Themes are proud to be at the cutting edge of product development and design. To that end we employ the latest in 3D modelling techniques which means our highly trained in-house staff have all the tools to help you turn your conceptual ideas, however intricate, into realily.