Reclaimed Scottish Slate House Signs Random Sizes Made To Fit Your Text.
Genuine Rare Ballachulish Slate Reclaimed and Reused to make authentic rustic slate house signs, in a world of throw aways this is a unique opportunity to have a piece of Real Scottish history being reused , each slate sign size is matched to your amount of text making this a bespoke service. On receiving your order we will select by hand the size suitable for your sign . We then hand carve your text deep into the slate before applying 2 coats of external sign paint. Your sign will last a lifetime.
Shapes and sizes are random , the slate has been cut by hand since 1692 and was created to cover the roofs over Glasgow and Edinburgh. Since the closing of the quarry in 1955 the only Scottish slate can only be found reclaimed with each year passing the slate gets more rarer and harder to find.
As with all natural slate each piece is unique and can contain natural minerals.