Glasgow 2014: A quaich guide to the medalists’ truly Scottish gifts
01 August 2014
A special commemorative quaich is being presented to every medal winner, along with their gold, silver, or bronze. The shallow, one or two-handed wooden bowls were traditionally used in Scotland from the 17th Century as drinking cups.
The Glasgow 2014 quaichs have been made from Glasgow elm wood by the same Paul Hodgkiss Designs team who made the podiums on which the medalists receive their medals.
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Read this article for more information on the wood used in these products.
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