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Araminta Campbell wins Scottish EDGE Award 2018

Araminta Campbell wins Scottish EDGE Award 2018

Posted on 11 December 2018

On the 6th of December Araminta Campbell was selected as one of the winners of Scottish EDGE #13, and received an award of £30,000 to invest in the further growth of the business. Scottish EDGE awards is a prestigious competition …

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The Origins of Scottish Estate Tweeds

The Origins of Scottish Estate Tweeds

Posted on 19 July 2018

Estate tweeds are a cherished part of Scotland’s rural history, and are still worn to this day by families, ghillies, gamekeepers and residents on estates across Scotland and England. They serve both a practical and cultural purpose, unifying an estate …

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An Edinburgh Alpaca Farm on Shearing Day

An Edinburgh Alpaca Farm on Shearing Day

Posted on 5 July 2018

Nestled at the foot of the Pentland hills just outside of Edinburgh, Bobcat Alpacas is home to a growing herd of Scottish alpacas! Araminta had the pleasure of visiting Bob and Cath to see the alpaca shearing process that happens …

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The Story of our Handweaving Looms

The Story of our Handweaving Looms

Posted on 29 March 2018

In the centre of our Edinburgh studio stand our pride and joy; our two handweaving looms. Both have come to us through other weavers, and while we don’t know their full history we have been able to piece together some …

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Hamilton & Inches – Craftsmanship, Tradition and the Finest Jewellery

Hamilton & Inches – Craftsmanship, Tradition and the Finest Jewellery

Posted on 1 March 2018

The historic city of Edinburgh has long been known for its skilled craftspeople and expert makers. One of the finest of these is luxury jewellers Hamilton and Inches, who have 150 years of experience crafting exquisite treasures from the workshops …

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Recreating History – Ballogie Estate Tweed

Recreating History – Ballogie Estate Tweed

Posted on 8 February 2018

Creating bespoke estate tweeds is something of a speciality for Araminta Campbell, however every now and then she comes across a project that gives her a brand new challenge. We are currently working on a custom tweed for Ballogie Estate, …

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Araminta Campbell’s Handwoven Artworks

Araminta Campbell’s Handwoven Artworks

Posted on 13 December 2017

The Hunt for an Exceptional Gift It is often difficult to find gifts that are truly unique. Everyone wants to find that exclusive luxury present that will wow it’s recipient, but the world seems to be increasingly saturated by just …

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Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Creativity, Collaboration and Castles: Photoshoots at Araminta Campbell

Posted on 21 September 2017

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of creativity and logistics – as we choreographed three very different photoshoots! When so many of our customers live far from our Edinburgh weaving studio, photographs help us bring the world …

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News & Diary

Araminta Campbell wins Scottish EDGE Award 2018

Araminta Campbell wins Scottish EDGE Award 2018

Posted on 11 December 2018

On the 6th of December Araminta Campbell was selected as one of the winners of Scottish EDGE #13, and received an award of £30,000 to invest in the further growth of the business. Scottish EDGE awards is a prestigious competition …

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The Times September 2018

The Times September 2018

Posted on 28 September 2018

  Araminta Campbell was in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine this week, with the Waldorf Astoria’s competition for a luxury hotel stay in their Araminta Campbell Suites. The suite package includes two nights at the famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel at …

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The Caterer September 2018

The Caterer September 2018

Posted on 25 September 2018

  Araminta Campbell has been announced as the designer of the new tweed and tartan for the Fife Arms Hotel in hospitality publication, The Caterer. The Fife Arms Hotel in Braemar has been undergoing extensive refurbishment over the last 3 …

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Scottish Field Online September 2018

Scottish Field Online September 2018

Posted on 20 September 2018

Araminta Campbell’s appointment of two new team members has been covered this month in Scottish Field. Lucy Logan has joined us as Business Development Manager, and Corine Thompson as our full time handweaver. It is an exciting time for the …

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The Origins of Scottish Estate Tweeds

The Origins of Scottish Estate Tweeds

Posted on 19 July 2018

Estate tweeds are a cherished part of Scotland’s rural history, and are still worn to this day by families, ghillies, gamekeepers and residents on estates across Scotland and England. They serve both a practical and cultural purpose, unifying an estate …

Read more

An Edinburgh Alpaca Farm on Shearing Day

An Edinburgh Alpaca Farm on Shearing Day

Posted on 5 July 2018

Nestled at the foot of the Pentland hills just outside of Edinburgh, Bobcat Alpacas is home to a growing herd of Scottish alpacas! Araminta had the pleasure of visiting Bob and Cath to see the alpaca shearing process that happens …

Read more

Country Lifestyle Scotland April 2018

Country Lifestyle Scotland April 2018

Posted on 15 April 2018

Country Lifestyle Scotland has published a feature on Araminta Campbell’s custom tweed design and production service. You can read the full article on page 25 of the magazine here.

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The Story of our Handweaving Looms

The Story of our Handweaving Looms

Posted on 29 March 2018

In the centre of our Edinburgh studio stand our pride and joy; our two handweaving looms. Both have come to us through other weavers, and while we don’t know their full history we have been able to piece together some …

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Shows

Best Stand Award – Blair Horse Trials

Best Stand Award – Blair Horse Trials

Posted on 16 September 2015

I was honoured to receive the best stand award at the Blair Horse Trials 2015. This was the first year I had attended and it was the Europeans so it was set to be an amazing event with plenty of horses, dogs and …

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The Shoot, Charitable Event

The Shoot, Charitable Event

Posted on 4 August 2015

Araminta is delighted to have donated a Bespoke Tweed design to The Shoot, a charitable event which this year is raising funds for JDRF and Maggie’s.

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Scone Game Fair

Scone Game Fair

Posted on 13 July 2015

We had a lovely weekend at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair at Scone last weekend. The first time we have had the space to display the full collection, we were thrilled at the feedback from the public! We are now looking …

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Press

The Times September 2018

The Times September 2018

Posted on 28 September 2018

  Araminta Campbell was in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine this week, with the Waldorf Astoria’s competition for a luxury hotel stay in their Araminta Campbell Suites. The suite package includes two nights at the famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel at …

Read more

The Caterer September 2018

The Caterer September 2018

Posted on 25 September 2018

  Araminta Campbell has been announced as the designer of the new tweed and tartan for the Fife Arms Hotel in hospitality publication, The Caterer. The Fife Arms Hotel in Braemar has been undergoing extensive refurbishment over the last 3 …

Read more

Scottish Field Online September 2018

Scottish Field Online September 2018

Posted on 20 September 2018

Araminta Campbell’s appointment of two new team members has been covered this month in Scottish Field. Lucy Logan has joined us as Business Development Manager, and Corine Thompson as our full time handweaver. It is an exciting time for the …

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Country Lifestyle Scotland April 2018

Country Lifestyle Scotland April 2018

Posted on 15 April 2018

Country Lifestyle Scotland has published a feature on Araminta Campbell’s custom tweed design and production service. You can read the full article on page 25 of the magazine here.

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Riddle Magazine February 2018

Riddle Magazine February 2018

Posted on 20 February 2018

  Araminta has been featured in luxury publication Riddle Magazine. She was interviewed by editor Rupert Watkins late last year, and he was fascinated by her story as well as the expertise and craftsmanship that went into creating her handwoven …

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Scottish Field July 2017

Scottish Field July 2017

Posted on 20 July 2017

  Araminta Campbell’s bespoke tweed design service was featured in July’s edition of Scottish Field Magazine. Listed as one of the best exhibitors at this years Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace, this edition is a Game Fair special, with …

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The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

The Times Newspaper 26th June 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was very exciting to be eating breakfast on Monday morning whilst reading my article in the Times! The piece focused on my bespoke tweed design service and the way I go about designing new family tweeds for the next …

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Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Scottish Field Magazine July 2017

Posted on 6 July 2017

It was great to be in Scottish Field Magazine’s Selection of the Best Scottish Game Fair Exhibitors this month. Our stand at the show is always popular, and this year we arranged a special display to promote our Bespoke Tweed …

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