Location: Animal Shield Charms
Scene: Hebridean Ram Sheep
These impressive black sheep grow two,
four and sometimes even six horns. The legends say that
they were brought to this country by the Viking invaders
and it is certainly true that there are multi-horned
breeds, or the archaeological evidence of them, in many
of the places the Vikings settled. These include the Manx
Loughtan from the Isle of Man, and multi-horned sheep on
Shetland, Iceland, and even North West Africa and their
remains in the Canary Islands.
Hebridean is no longer found on the Hebridean Islands of
Scotland but has survived to this day as an ornamental
parkland breed. Our own flock was established from the
Whipsnade Zoo gene bank flock in 1969 and has been the
foundation for the many small hobby flocks throughout the
country. Like many of our once critically rare breeds the
Hebridean is now greatly benefiting from the active
support of an association of breeders promoting its'
Description: Vintage Enamel Souvenir Travel Bracelet
detail and in excellent condition for its age! SILVER CONTENT: Silver
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 13 February, 2009.