Cornwall Living 2018

The perfect gift

Find that something special at Morrab Studio, Penzance.

There’s nothing worse than scratching your head, wracking your brains and scrambling around to try and find that special gift for someone. With gift giving, it’s the thought that counts, and at Morrab Studio in Penzance, Simon and David Laity and their team have it covered.

Soon to be celebrating its 66th birthday, independent and family-run Morrab Studio has a wealth of expertise in helping you choose the perfect gift. From greetings cards to hand-cut crystal, fine china and collectables, the team at Morrab Studio pride themselves on extensive research and careful selection of the best products from local, national and international suppliers. Stocking Frogman Bronzes by Tim Cotterill, the biggest selling bronze artist in the world today, with his elegant, stylised and whimsical bronze frogs; a wide selection of animal sculptures in a special bronze finish by Frith; watches from Denmark by Bering. Morrab Studio is truly a treasure trove of high-quality and unique gifts from across the globe.

Owners Simon and David Laity constantly strive to refresh their merchandise. During September they have welcomed the ever-popular range of miniature glass Christmas trees, complete with glass baubles. You’ll also find beautiful blankets and throws in lambswool and mohair by Avoca of Ireland with the addition of socks and scarves for the Christmas season.

Among the extensive selection of collectables, Moorcroft Pottery and Steiff Bears continue to be very popular. Moorcroft is still manufactured entirely in Staffordshire, England; the skilfully hand-decorated range is available in open and limited editions. Steiff Bears of Germany offer limited editions for the collector and a plush range for babies and children.

And if by some miracle you don’t find what you are looking for in the shop, Morrab Studio has even more choice in its catalogue collections. As David explains: “We’re always happy to order a gift for you on your behalf.” Or, indeed, if you’re simply looking for a bespoke and personal flourish on a picture you already have, Morrab Studio offers an outstanding picture-framing service.

The studio can be found at the top of Morrab Road, Penzance – the 70ft window display cannot be missed! A large selection of the range can also be found on Morrab Studio’s website, so if you can’t make it over to Penzance in person, your next gift for that special someone is only a few clicks away.


1-2 Stewart Buildings, Morrab Road,
Penzance TR18 2QU

01736 362191

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