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...
The Celtic Cross Highland Targe

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...
The Henderson Targe

The Henderson Targe

The Henderson Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This is the Clan Henderson Highland Targe by Celtic Leatherworks. Leather shields like this one were carried by Highland warriors for personal defense. The foreground of this targe features a magnificent cross...
The MacKay Targe

The MacKay Targe

The MacKay Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This is a highland targe based upon the targe made for Sir Donald MacKay in 1623. The original is in the collections of the Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, University of Glasgow. This reproduction was made by Mike...
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...
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...
The Cross Targe

The Cross Targe

The Cross Targe A Highland Targe by Mike Pruette This is one of my favorite Scottish targes. I wanted to include Celtic elements and incorporate them around the cross. The center boss is hand hammered solid brass. It is 19 inches around and weighs about 10 pounds. The...

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