Does the Ross family have their own Scottish tartan?

Answer Several thousand different tartans are associated with Scottish clans and families. The Scottish surname Ross is associated with 12 or 13 of these tartans. There are at least eight basic and three ... Read More »

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How to Wear a Scottish Tartan Scarf?

A tartan is the plaid pattern of the clan that a family belongs to in Scotland. Often these plaids were assigned by geographical area rather than by a strict family lineage, since people rarely mov... Read More »

What is the origin of the classic scottish tartan blue&green plaid?

In 1725, General Wade, the officer of the King's Army in Scotland, brought together six companies of Scottish clans loyal to George I. These Highland Companies were dressed in a blue and green tart... Read More »

What Is Tartan?

A tartan is most often associated with a plaid fabric that denotes a clan or family group based in either Ireland or Scotland. Tartan plaid is a criss-cross pattern that has many colors (mostly pri... Read More »

How to Design a Tartan?

A tartan is another name for a woven plaid design. When turning the piece of heavy woven fabric or wool, the tartan plaid will repeat its design every 90 degrees. While tartans are used to make kil... Read More »