Our drinking vessels are lined with either an epoxy resin or alternatively brewers pitch. Click here for more information within the Internal Lining section of our Facts page.
Incised on a slab of hard slate at Knocknagel, Inverness shire and widely used throughout Pictland, now modern Scotland, possibly any time from 200BC until the 9th. Century. No one knows why perhaps a salute to a formidable quarry.
The people of Orkney were known as the boar people or the Orka; the suffix 'ey' means island.
The design can be hand carved on either a Tankard or a Medieval Jack Body.
Capacity of Pictish Boar Jack or Tankard - One pint - Approximately.
At busy times such as Christmas, our popular hand carved and painted drinking vessels can take up to two weeks to create.
We try to ensure that we always have a stock, however, please do use our Contact Us page if you are in a hurry and would like to check our stock levels before ordering.
Facts about our Leather Drinking Vessels
- Hidebound leather drinking vessels are water, or beer, proofed and intended for use with cold liquids only.
- All UK sourced.
- Hand crafted and stitched.
- Handmade in England
If you would like your drinking vessel personalised, we can either Carve or Engrave it for you.