Welcome to the home of Tartan
What is the Scottish Tartans
The Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) is a registered charity and
the only organisation dedicated to the preservation, promotion and
protection of tartan. Our role is to champion tartan not jut for
the tartan industry but for the wider benefit of Scotland.
What's My Tartan?
Our website allows you to search for your clan tartan HERE
and you can also find out lots more about the history, heritage and
future of the iconic cloth.
How do I get involved?
We are a membership organisation and supporting
us offers many great benefits. Ultimately your membership will
directly contribute to ensuring that one of Scotland's most
treasured icons is maintained for future generations of Scots, both
home and abroad. Why not join us and you can find out more
The STA provides information and support to our members
worldwide, and champions research and education in the design, history and wider
cultural significance of tartan.
We maintain a comprehensive collection on tartans including the
world's most extensive woven tartan archive and an unsurpassed
library of books and documents. We work closely with the Scottish Register
of Tartans providing information for the national database.