Enjoying the Ride with Harris Tweed

Enjoying the Ride with Harris Tweed

The summer days of the Outer Hebrides are long in sunlight with their peak being reached on Midsummer’s Eve last week. In these remote northerly latitudes the sun barely sets, dipping only briefly below the horizon before rising again with the sky still glowing...
Looming behind the scenes

Looming behind the scenes

The original Harris Tweed loom was the beart bheag (small loom in Gaelic), a small wooden loom predominantly used prior to 1900. Made locally, it was traditionally used by women for domestic purposes. The heald shafts (na buird) were activated by four treadles...
Double win for Harris Tweed in prestigious London Awards

Double win for Harris Tweed in prestigious London Awards

Summer isn’t traditionally a season associated with Harris Tweed but with an international reputation and global reach, there is always someone, somewhere, in need of a little warmth, quality, style and beauty. The island mills remain in full production at this...
The Orb, The Act and The Authority

The Orb, The Act and The Authority

On every piece of Blackhouse furniture and accessory you will find a very special label alongside our own. A simple grey piece of satin stitched with bright red and black thread bearing the iconic words ‘Harris Tweed’. And if you look even closer, you will...