Clan Ogilvy Badge, Clan Ogilvie, Scottish Clan Ogilvy
Clan Ogilvy/Ogilvie is a Scottish clan. The Ogilvy family originates in Angus, Scotland. Gillebride, Earl of Angus, received a Barony from King William the Lion in 1163 and bestowed the lands of Ogilvy upon his son Gilbert. Of this extraction, Patrick de Ogilvy later swore fealty to the Hammer of the Scots and appears on the Ragman Rolls of 1296. His son Sir Patrick Ogilvie in turn received a charter from Robert the Bruce for the lands of Kettins. In 1491, King James IV elevated Sir James Ogilvy to the ranks of the peerage as Lord Ogilvy of Airlie.
The Clan Ogilvy supported the Stuart cause and joined the Earl of Mar in the Jacobite rising of 1715. Lord Ogilvy was attained but was allowed to return home in 1725, although his titles were not restored. When he died in 1730 his younger brother, John Ogilvy, assumed the style Earl of Airlie. During the Jacobite rising of 1745 his son, David Ogilvy, raised a regiment that was composed mostly of Ogilvys to fight for the Young Pretender.
Each item begins as a piece of bronze sheet metal. 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. The pin back is soldered on. A patina has been applied giving the metal that aged look. A clear polymer coating is applied to the face of the badge.