Red deer have become something of an icon of the Scottish Highlands. It is an impressive animal, and it’s hardly surprising that it features in so much folklore. Other deer species also make a regular appearance in the world’s myths.
The Gaelic for red deer is fiadh ruadh. In the Highlands people once called them ‘fairy cattle’ and people believed fairies milked them on mountain tops.
Celtic Deer Necklace
Each item begins as a piece of sheet metal, copper, bronze, brass or nickel. After a pattern is transferred to the metal, the piece is etched in a salt-water solution. Each piece is hand cut, sanded, and polished. A patina and a clear polymer coating is applied