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The Troth Targe

The Troth Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This is the a commissioned Highland Targe by Celtic Leatherworks. This leather shield was carried by the Highland warrior for personal defense. The foreground of this targe features a magnificent cross encircled by the Latin “Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum”, “If You Wish Peace, Prepare For War”. The Celtic hounds along the inside ring stand vigil awaiting what may come. The hand hammered brass boss has been etched with a similar cross to accent the shield. The back is covered with fur and has adjustable arm straps with reproduction brass...

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The Celtic Cross Highland Targe

The Celtic Cross Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This is the Celtic Cross Highland Targe by Celtic Leatherworks. This leather shield was carried by the Highland warrior for personal defense. The foreground of this targe features a magnificent cross surrounded by a border of brass nails. The Celtic dragons and triquertas in the background are encircled by Celtic knotwork. The hand hammered brass boss has been etched with a similar cross to accent the shield. The back is covered with fur and has adjustable arm straps with reproduction brass buckles. This targe is 19 inches in diameter...

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Stuart of Bute Clan Rob Roy Sporran

Stuart of Bute Clan Rob Roy Sporran A Leather Sporran by Mike Pruette This Rob Roy style  sporran is hand tooled and hand sewn using waxed linen thread.  It features the clan crest of the Stuarts of  Bute Clan. It was commissioned as an anniversary gift. The bag is made from premium upholstery grade leather. The flap and belt strap are made from 4 oz vegetable tanned leather, and have steampunk wings hand tooled into the flap. It has a drawstring closure for pulling the bag closed, and has a snap system to remove the top leather flap to...

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Pirate Style Rob Roy Sporran

Pirate Skull Leather Rob Roy Sporran A Leather Sporran by Mike Pruette   This Rob Roy style pirate skull and swords sporran is hand tooled and hand sewn using waxed linen thread. The bag is made from premium upholstery grade leather. The flap and belt strap are made from 4 oz vegetable tanned leather, and have steampunk wings hand tooled into the flap. It has a drawstring closure for pulling the bag closed.  These sporrans can also be used as belt pouches for ren faire and other costuming accessories. Please Note! This targe has been sold already, but one...

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The Perth Targe

The Perth Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette The original Perth Targe is in the Perth Museum, and was illustrated in James Drummand’s “Highland Targets and Other Shields” which was published in 1873. This targe was based on a sketch from the booklet “Highland Targets and Other Shields” by James Drummond. It is 19 inches in diameter and constructed with a 3/4 inch plywood core. The tooled Celtic designs on the front are accented by the hand hammered brass boss in the center. The back has brass rings for hanging on a guige strap or wall. This targe...

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