A Candle for Friendship

Friendship Candle with Crystals The Friendship Candle has been one of the most popular in our range since its launch, containing three key crystals – Amethyst, Rose Quartz and Clear Quartz.

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Friendship Candle with Crystals

The Friendship Candle has been one of the most popular in our range since its launch, containing three key crystals – Amethyst, Rose Quartz and Clear Quartz.

“A yellow flower production” made by me!

Bride-2-B-Textile-art-card-ivory-satin-dress-for Special-Occasion Welcome to my shop Mimozah! where you will find Special Occasion cards for Brides to B. Hand made with “all things brides and beautiful” in mind. Perfect for unique, individual gifting, not found on the high street. 

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Bride-2-B-Textile-art-card-ivory-satin-dress-for Special-Occasion

Welcome to my shop Mimozah! where you will find Special Occasion cards for Brides to B. Hand made with “all things brides and beautiful” in mind. Perfect for unique, individual gifting, not found on the high street. 

The Seaside One!

Baby Blanket Sea colours It’s of no surprise to many of you that know where I’m located on the Lizard Peninsula, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, that I’m influenced in my work by the big colours of sea and sky. Let me tell you more.

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Baby Blanket Sea colours

It’s of no surprise to many of you that know where I’m located on the Lizard Peninsula, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, that I’m influenced in my work by the big colours of sea and sky. Let me tell you more.

Christmas in July the Handwoven Way!

Christmas tree yarn The Makers year is usually a few months out of synch with the real calendar.  It takes time to accumulate materials and ideas. To make something totally desirable, either timeless or modern, requires research.  Quality necessitates patience.  

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Christmas tree yarn

The Makers year is usually a few months out of synch with the real calendar.  It takes time to accumulate materials and ideas. To make something totally desirable, either timeless or modern, requires research.  Quality necessitates patience.  

Father’s Day Gift Ideas 2021

Do you struggle with what to buy Dad on Father’s Day? Here’s a round-up of practical and useful gifts for the Sentimental Dad, the Beer Loving Dad, the Foodie Dad, the Messy Dad, the Organised Dad, the Well-Groomed Dad, the Animal Loving Dad and the Special Interest Dad.  Hopefully your Dad fits one of these…

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Do you struggle with what to buy Dad on Father’s Day? Here’s a round-up of practical and useful gifts for the Sentimental Dad, the Beer Loving Dad, the Foodie Dad, the Messy Dad, the Organised Dad, the Well-Groomed Dad, the Animal Loving Dad and the Special Interest Dad.  Hopefully your Dad fits one of these categories and together we can find him the perfect gift.

All About myself and HRJ!

A brief introduction to the maker behind the brand, and a bit about my business Handmade Retro Jewellery!

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A brief introduction to the maker behind the brand, and a bit about my business Handmade Retro Jewellery!

The Inspiration Behind My Designs

Woodland Silver Earrings, Textured Hoops with Silver Leaves and Buds Hello! So today I thought I’d take a minute to write a little post about the inspiration behind my designs. There are many things that inspire me, but first and foremost it is mostly the forms, patterns and textures found in nature. You know that moment when you are scrolling through Pinterest and you come upon…

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Woodland Silver Earrings, Textured Hoops with Silver Leaves and Buds

Hello! So today I thought I’d take a minute to write a little post about the inspiration behind my designs. 

There are many things that inspire me, but first and foremost it is mostly the forms, patterns and textures found in nature. You know that moment when you are scrolling through Pinterest and you come upon a macro image of lichen, a skeleton leaf or even fungi? Yep! And you wow – aren’t these natural forms little works of art.

What is Pyrography?

what is pyrography blog header Are you familiar with the term “pyrography”? I wasn’t until a few years ago!  Find out what it is, and what I do, and how I can make you a lovely wooden unique gift using the art of pyrography.

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what is pyrography blog header

Are you familiar with the term “pyrography”? I wasn’t until a few years ago!  Find out what it is, and what I do, and how I can make you a lovely wooden unique gift using the art of pyrography.

February Birthstone ~ Amethyst

Amethyst is the most precious and valuable gemstone of the quartz family and can be found in Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, the USA, Uraguay and Zambia! Phew!As purple is considered to be the colour of royalty, beautiful Amethysts can be found in the Crown Jewels and was a…

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Amethyst is the most precious and valuable gemstone of the quartz family and can be found in Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, the USA, Uraguay and Zambia! Phew!

As purple is considered to be the colour of royalty, beautiful Amethysts can be found in the Crown Jewels and was a favourite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty.  It was also referred to as the “stone of bishops”.