The Troth Targe

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...
Stuart of Bute Clan Rob Roy Sporran

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...
Pirate Style Rob Roy Sporran

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...
The Highland Targe

The Highland Targe

The Highland Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette 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 Perth Targe

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...
Albannach Thistle Leather Cuff

Albannach Thistle Leather Cuff

The Albannach Thistle Leather Cuff A Custom Leather Armband by Mike Pruette Albannach (Gàidhlig for “Scottish” or “Scotsman”) is a Scottish band that tours all over the United States. Their music is heavily percussive, driven by bass drums, bodhráns and bagpipes. They...
Brown Leather Rob Roy

Brown Leather Rob Roy

Celtic Cross Leather Rob Roy Sporran A Leather Sporran by Mike Pruette This Rob Roy style 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 4-5 oz. vegetable...
The West Highlands Targe

The West Highlands Targe

The Red West Highlands Targe A Highland Targe Reproduction by Mike Pruette The West Highland Targe is a reproduction shield based on the extant targe found at the West Highland Museum in Fort William, Scotland. I have reproduced this targe in both red and black. The...
The Hunter Targe

The Hunter Targe

The Hunter Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This targe is an original design featuring a pointed Celtic cross. The center boss and surrounding domes are hand hammered solid brass that I’ve etched with Celtic designs. It is 17 inches in diameter and weighs...
The Dragonheart Targe

The Dragonheart Targe

The Dragonheart Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This targe was inspired by my seven year old daughter. I recently asked her what she would like on her shield she said, “two dragons kissing”. So this one is for her. It is 13 inches in diameter and...
The Celtic Dragon Targe

The Celtic Dragon Targe

The Celtic Dragon Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette The Celtic Dragon Targe was a labor of love. I wanted to combine Celtic knot work with Celtic dragons with a bit of Kells influence. The larger design on this targe worked great with these elements and turned...
The Brooch Targe

The Brooch Targe

The Brooch Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This targe was inspired by an early Celtic brooch that was unearthed in Great Britain. The brooch was dated from the 12th century. The center boss is hand hammered solid brass. It is 19 inches in diameter and weighs...

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