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The Naked Highlander

The Naked Highlander, is an edgy fashion label with a rebel cause and style.  Slashing a new look for Highland Dress, their fashion collections offer bespoke and off...

New York Wedding in Scotland

In September of 2017 a New York couple will be creating one of the most memorable days in their lives.  As part of the special...

Investing Women

Investing Women was formed in 2005 and founded by Jackie Waring.  Established with one very clear core purpose, to support the growing female entrepreneur community in Scotland.  The...

Skyscanner

This is a project whereby tartan and technology identity comes together, weaving one of Scotland's ancient industries with one that is leading the future.   Skyscanner...

Edinburgh Castle Birthday Surprise

It is something special to think that within hours of touching on Scottish soil you are presented with your very own personal tartan, officially registered...

Coast & Glen

Coast & Glen and its sister brand Fishbox pride themselves on their "made in the sea by Scotland" commitment.  With that continuing theme of made in...

Belladrum Estate

The Belladrum Estate can be found just a few miles North West of Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland.   It was during the summer of 2016 the...

Tomatin Distillery

The softer side of the Highlands, indeed what could be more perfect than a stunning supersoft tartan cloth for the iconic Highland Whisky brand, the...

JMAR Unlimited Inc

We are pleased to share with you that Prickly Thistle has created a story telling tartan for JMAR Unlimited Inc.  The companies founder based in Alexandria...

A Special Birthday Girl

During our visit to the Country Living Christmas Fair 2015 we met the lovely Megan and her mum at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre...

St Andrews First Aid

The Ballochbuie conservation area of the Balmoral Estate was the inspiration for this very special royal gift.  A project we very much enjoyed working on...

Rally Racer Kevin Gray

Scotland has a long successful history in the world of motor sport and only a few miles from the Prickly Thistle studio is one of the...

Loch Ness Water

Loch Ness Water is like no other bottled water product in the world.  It truly stands alone due to the uniqueness of where the water is...

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We believe in the luxury of choice and the Made in Scotland label of tartan authenticity.

Birthday Celebration Project

The Belladrum Project

The Tomatin Distillery Project

The Coast & Glen Project