Scottish Daggers

Celtic daggers and Scottish daggers come in many distinctive styles, including the iconic sgian dubh and regimental dirk. Traditional sgian dubhs possess a short blade and make excellent additions to Highland dress. While originally worn as a concealed dagger, they were used for eating as well as defense. Historical dirks, by contrast, served as personal sidearms of Scottish Highland regiment officers with long blades for thrusting. Descending from the ballock dagger of the Middle Ages, Scottish dirks remain popular in modern times as ceremonial blades. At Buying a Sword, we carry a great selection of highland daggers that are perfect for collectors, re-enactors, and anyone who wants to honor their heritage. We offer a fine range of decorative daggers with ornate engraving and gems, as well as functional daggers crafted from Damascus and high carbon steel. Peruse our Celtic Daggers category to find the right historical blade for your needs.
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Scottish Dirk by Cold Steel

Item # 07-88SD
The Scottish Dirk is a modern replica that harkens back to an earlier time, when the dirk was a tool and weapon. The single-edged blade is forged from 1055 carbon steel. It is 1.5 inches wide and comes fully sharpened and battle-ready
$157.39 $125.91

Scottish Highlander Sgian Dubh

Item # ZS-210964
The Scottish black dagger has become a vital part of traditional Highland dress. Add the Scottish Highlander Sgian Dubh to your costume. Enjoy the company of your clansmen in full Highland dress with this dagger.
$16.00 $14.00

Scottish Sgian Dubh

Item # ED2209
The traditional Scottish dagger, this personal 6.5 inch long knife is small enough to be worn tucked away in a sock or boot for easy retrieval and use. The Sgian Dubh is made of Ebony wood and brass handle and comes complete with sheath.

Sgian Dubh

Item # IP-006-2
The Sgian Dubh is a ceremonial dagger that is traditionally worn as a part of Scottish Highland dress along with a kilt. Historically, the Sgian Dubh was considered a secret weapon, which is one possible meaning behind its name.

Sgian Dubh

Item # SNB11
This sgian dubh is a beautiful dagger that is very functional. This Sgian Dubh features a high quality, file-worked carbon steel blade, a black leather-wrapped scabbard, and a traditional basket weave pattern on the handle.

Sgian Dubh

Item # 400910
A Scottish tradition, the original sgian dubhs were frequently worn under the shirt close to the armpit. Now it is traditional for the Sgian Dubh to be worn in the stocking, and the knife is frequently called a stocking dirk.

Yellow Gem Cross-Hatch Sgian Dubh

Item # NP-H-112-PYL
An iconic piece of any Scotsmans ensemble, the Yellow Gem Cross-Hatch Sgian Dubh is modeled after the traditional dirk used by Highlanders in eras past. Silvery Scottish thistle patterns and a yellow gemstone detail the replica knife.

Yellow Gem Harp Sgian Dubh

Item # NP-H-112-HPYL
For the distinguished Highlander, accent your outfit with the Yellow Gem Harp Sgian Dubh. Modeled after traditional Scottish dirks, this historical dagger features a Celtic harp emblem upon its textured black hilt.

Yellow Gem Lion Sgian Dubh

Item # NP-H-112-LNYL
With the rampant lion of the Royal Banner decorating its hilt, the Yellow Gem Lion Sgian Dubh is a stately and stylish take on traditional Scottish weaponry. This stainless steel blade is inspired by historical Highlander dirks.

Yellow Gem Thistle Sgian Dubh

Item # NP-H-112-LFYL
Inspired by historical Scottish weapons and given a regal twist, the Yellow Gem Thistle Sgian Dubh features a silver tone thistle emblem upon its textured hilt and multi-faceted yellow gemstone set within its distinct flat pommel.

Ceremonial Scottish Dirk

Item # ZS-231222
Based on the ballock dagger, the Scottish dirk proved lethal in the adept hands of a Highlander. As the lands became more peaceful, blades like the Ceremonial Scottish Dirk became an essential part of traditional Highland attire.
$57.00 $51.00