JustKiltme.com is pleased to announce the launch of the exclusive Otter Tartan! The official name in Gaelic Breacan Dobhran was designed by the proprietor who has claim to the title Baron Of Otter; a kilt/ tartan expert and historian whose clan bears the Otter on their Arms, Clan Balfour. The Otter Tartan is in deference to clan Balfour and it’s branches Arms along with clans and families that bear the Otter in Heraldry from Lutrell, Fullerton, MacBeath; along with numerous others who have the Otter in their Heraldry and Clan mythology. The Tartan also pays deference to the Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Breton and Norse heraldry, mythology and Legends that include Otters, the Lochs, Streams and Sea where the Dyfrgi (Water dogs) live and play in lore.
The colours Black, Brown, White and Blue pay homage to the wee creatures that delight us so; and the legend of brenin dyfrgwn saith dyfrgi du. Otter king seven black otters. Found in Irish, Welsh and Scottish legend and tales of ‘Otter Kings’ who were accompanied by seven black otters. When captured, these beasts would grant any wish in exchange for their freedom. But their skins were also prized for their ability to render a warrior invincible, and were thought to provide protection against drowning. Luckily, the Otter Kings were hard to kill, their only vulnerable point being a small point below their chin. The tartan also pays homage the whole kinship of the clans, septs, surnames associated with Otters, the love of Otters, a true Dobhran Coibhneil (Gaelic) Carennydd y Dyfrgi (Welsh) Kindred of Otters.
A special Heraldic Arms have been created for the Tartan and the Kindred designed by Chris Onyeaghor, with the motto of “vivet vita ad plenissimam” “Live Life To The Fullest” which Otters do.
This Exclusive Tartan was masterly woven the Master Weaver at our Just Kilt Me “Partners In Tartan” WoodTex International.
Monies raised from the sale of the Kilt will help benefit Otter Conservation Efforts of The International Otter Survival Fund https://www.otter.org/Public/ and for the Otter Habitat at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium https://www.columbuszoo.org/
The Kilt will retail for $175.00 USD available on www.justkiltme.com
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