The two official assay offices in Scotland were Edinburgh and Glasgow. Although they normally followed the English trends, there are some uniquely Scottish designs suchs as quaiches and the "scottish fiddle" pattern spoons.
There were also numerous smaller centres in Scotland that produced silver in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Among the 20 or so centres, some of the main cities were Aberdeen, Dumfries, Dundee and Perth. A number of collectors specialise in one or two towns.