Superb Scottish craftsmanship in the 2014 Commonwealth Games baton.

Commonwealth Games Baton

 

The stunning new baton designed by  Glasgow-based 4c Design, the Games’ equivalent of the Olympic torch, made of Scottish materials with a hint of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, will take a 288-day journey through the Commonwealth before returning to Scotland for the start of the Games next July.

Glasgow 2014 chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin said, ‘Glasgow 2014’s Queen’s baton is not only an incredibly stylish object, but is an example of cutting-edge contemporary Scottish design that tells so many stories about our nation.’

 

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