The story of Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskey starts in Scotland in the year 1827 when George Ballantine created the finest whishey trading. In 1937, the company received a coat of arms officer certification. Scottish flags and whiskey production process is presented by four factors. Ballantine coat of arms printed on both sides of a horse, held a Scottish national coat of arms, cross of St. Andrew. Bellow the horses a Latin proverb stands “Amicus Humani Generis” meaning “A friend of all mankind”. On the center shield stands four basic elements of Ballantines’ finest whiskey productions and those are wheat, spring water, distillation and oak barrel.
Materials used for making this incredible coat of arms are silver, brass and copper. Lots of hand engraving is done to make the Ballantines’ whiskey coat of arms look alive. The finished metal artwork is then put into a flamed barrel which also represents a unique frame.
Characteristics of the coat of arms:
-height: 30 cm
-width: 25 cm
-weight: 480 gr
Diameter of the flamed wooden box: 42 cm
Finished in 2011.