The Buchanan Society
The Buchanan Society

The Tartans

Although membership of the Buchanan Society is restricted by its Royal Charter many other families may be entitled to enjoy the privilage of wearing the Buchanan Tartan.

 

The original tartan has been described as comprising the following colours measured in inches and using natural dyes as shown:

 

½ Azure - Elder with Broom and Alum

8 Green - Iris leaf or Whin Bark

½ Black - Alder Bark or Common Sloe

2 Yellow - Crab Apple or Elm Tree

½ Black - Alder Bark or Common Sloe

2 Yellow - Crab Apple or Elm Tree

½ Black - Alder Bark or Common Sloe

1 Azure - Elder with Broom and Alum

½ Black - Alder Bark or Common Sloe

8 Red - Rock Lichen or Blaeberry

1 White - Natural Wool

 

There are now a number of Buchanan tartans of different shades, including the illustrated Weathered (Vegetable Dye), Hunting, Ancient and Modern.

 

Contact by post:

The Buchanan Society

c/o Mr. Ian D. Buchanan

The Secretary

16 Ribblesdale

East Kilbride

G74 4QN

Scotland

UK

Contact us today!

If you have any queries, please use our contact form.

 

Or contact the secretary by telephone:

 

  +44 (0)1355 243437

 

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