3 inch Quaich
The final cost of delivery depends on the total weight of all the items in your order. Delivery times from 2-3 days depending on the option selected.
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The prices below are a rough guide.
- Free collection from University Shop
- Small orders without tracking or insurance* by Royal Mail £1.75 - £4
- 'Signed For' orders by Royal Mail: £3 - £7
- Tracked orders by myHermes or DHL £4 - £8.50
- Small orders (0-750g) without tracking or insurance* by Air Mail: EU £4.50-£7.50, Asia/Aus/USA £5.75 - £11.25, Rest of World £6 - £12.00
- DHL fully-tracked orders with insurance, average parcel (500g-1kg) costs: EU £15, Asia/Aus £16, Rest of World £19
*Please note that GU Heritage Retail cannot be held liable for items that go missing after dispatch from the University.
We want you to be completely happy with your puchase. If you are not, please contact us within a month of your delivery arriving and we will exchange or refund the item to the original purchaser.
We respect all of your consumer rights. By law (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013) if you buy online or by phone, your consumer rights entitle you to a full refund if you request one in writing within 14 working days of receipt. This includes any delivery charge, but excludes the products listed as exceptions below.
If you have your receipt or email proof of purchase we will refund the original debit, credit or charge card used make the purchase. It is important that any unwanted item is returned in a re-saleable condition, unless it is being returned due to a fault discovered upon delivery.
If you are returning an entire order we will refund the entire delivery charge. For part of an order we will refund the appropriate part of the delivery charge. If incorrectly sent, damaged or faulty goods need to be returned to us we will cover the postage costs.
If we are providing replacement items and your original order was not incorrect, damaged or faulty then you will be charged for delivery. For example, a change of colour or size of garment from your original order at your request.
Insurance cover by delivery companies is shown in the Delivery section. Whilst insurance claims are in process we will replace goods damaged or missing in transit. If you select a delivery option without insurance we cannot be held liable for any problems with your delivery following dispatch.
Exceptions to our refund policy include earrings (for hygiene reasons) and any personalised or made-to-order goods (which may only be refunded if faulty)
Deposits or other payments for made to measure and personalised items cannot be returned or exchanged unless the item is faulty or is not what the customer specified. In this circumstance our customer order form will be used as a reference point, especially for text engraving, embroidery and kilt orders. If requirements have been incorrectly specified we will not be held responsible and payment will be required in full.
Bowl sizes available - 2inch, 3inch, 4inch, 5inch.
A quaich is a special kind of shallow two-handled drinking cup or bowl in Scotland. The word derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'cuach' meaning a cup.
In Scotland quaichs are often used in ceremonial occasions particularly to signify friendship or co-operation, this includes weddings where they are increasinly used in the ceremony. The tradition dates back to James VI who gave a 'loving cup' to Anne of Denmark in 1589.
Quaichs are also given as awards and prizes, or to recognise significant events and achievements such as graduations.
Beyond Scotland they have become better-known since the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 where medal-winners were also presented with a wooden quaich.
Bowl 9cm, including handles 16cm, height 4.5cm