Tarbat Discovery Centre

Check out Tarbat Discovery Centre Friday finds. The latest is this humble beach pebble that was transformed into a ‘fire-gilding stone’. Used to grind an amalgam of mercury and gold leaf together, it is the best evidence for gold-working at Portmahomack. The amalgam was applied to metal objects and mercury burned off leaving a gilded surface.

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