Curling Baskets

Curling Lise bech 2The sport of curling originated in Scotland and special baskets made in two halves and hinged were made to keep the curling stones in.

What we know about Curling Stone Baskets

Curling Basket showing stick on inside of lid securing handle

The first recording of curling in Scotland is from 1541. At this time the players used natural stones which had a handle attached. Over time this developed into a highly crafted stone with a top and bottom polished differently to …Continue reading “What we know about Curling Stone Baskets”

Gallery of Curling Baskets

Curling Lise bech 2

Some images of curling baskets from curling historian, David Smith’s collection