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  • Christmas at Heart
    3 days of blissful Christmas shopping all under one roof
    22nd December 2017
    Just a wee post my friends with some suggestions for those of you who are possibly not as organised as some with Christmas just the other side of this weekend ... have to admit...
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  • Mark Veevers
    Meet jeweller Mark Veevers
    21st December 2017
    Mark Veevers graduated from 'Sheffield City Polytechnic' in 1980 with a degree in Silversmithing and Jewellery.  He also received an additional award for craftsmanship and design from the 'Guardians of the Standard of Wrought...
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  • Tracey Wilson
    Meet Jeweller Tracy Wilson
    2nd December 2017
    Design has always been one of Tracy’s passions. Tracey studied Interior design, following this with a Masters and then worked in a design environment for 17 years. Tracy recently changed career direction, completed an HNC...
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  • Mia Calderisi
    Meet Jeweller Mia Calderisi
    30th November 2017
    Mia has been designing and handcrafting jewellery in south Manchester for more than 10 years. Working primarily with silver, her inspiration comes from the natural world and is reflected in a collection of contemporary pieces...
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  • Tom Gloster
    Meet Ceramicist Tom Gloster
    29th November 2017
    Tom Gloster creates a unique range of ceramic kitchenware from his pottery workshop in Porthmadog, North Wales. He studied applied arts at Derby University before setting up his pottery 14 years ago and hasn’t looked...
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  • Small business Saturday
    Small Business Saturday
    29th November 2017
    This is just a wee post to remind you that Saturday 2nd December is Small Business Saturday. Now I know you support us all year round, which we are delighted about, but this non-commercial campaign...
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  • Natalie Vardy
    Meet Jeweller Natalie Vardey
    27th November 2017
    One of a large creative family, Natalie became competent at a sewing machine by the time she was seven, turning her hand at making basic dolls clothes, and later discovering how to make dressmaking...
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  • Elizabeth Terzza
    Meet Jeweller Elizabeth Terzza
    25th November 2017
    With a focus on simplicity in natural forms, each piece of Elizabeth Terzza's jewellery is hand-crafted in her Herefordshire studio. Elizabeth grew up in Yorkshire and is currently based in Hereford, she has always been...
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  • Meet designer/maker Helen Chatterton
    23rd November 2017
    Helen is a designer/maker drawing on the traditions of the craft community. She makes scarves and smaller items such as lavender bags. The scarves are made using velvets, tweeds, silks and Liberty Tana Lawn. Skinny...
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  • Kathryn Sherriff
    Meet Ceramicist Kathryn Sherriff
    21st November 2017
    Kathryn’s ceramics are functional, handmade, wheel thrown fine porcelain and she works in small batches. Kathryn aims to produce simple designs with clean lines and muted colour palettes that are practical and will work in...
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  • Adele Taylor - Jeweller
    Meet Jeweller Adele Taylor
    14th November 2017
    Adele studied three dimensional design, silversmithing and jewellery at Sheffield Polytechnic and established her jewellery business soon after with a grant from the Princes Youth Business Trust. The interplay of different colours of metal, both...
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  • Christmas at Heart
    CHRISTMAS AT HEART
    12th November 2017
    Well we can't ignore it any longer can we my friends? Christmas will soon be upon us ... in fact Christmas Eve is 6 weeks today to be precise about it! We hope you...
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