Cornwall LivingIssue #113
For those keen to indulge in a spot of retail therapy, here are just a few fantastic products from some of our favourite suppliers.
For your own little Cornish keep-sake, look no further than this, our monthly catalogue featuring some of our favourite local makers, crafters and suppliers, perfect if you’re looking for the perfect memento of a treasured time spent in Cornwall. This guide will help you shop local and discover a multitude of made-in-Cornwall brands and products.
Hanging Plant Pot
Sharing an adoration for all things home and living, Newlyn Maids aim to provide on-trend accessories to suit all. Working hard to source products made with care, the shop only stocks items that adhere to the minimum standards set within the Ethical Trading Initiative Base Code. The charming collection of hanging plant pots in various sizes promise to make a fabulous addition to your botanical collection, and can be found online and in-store in their charming shop in St Ives, or their establishment in Newlyn!
The Cornish Makers
The Cornish Makers shop is situated in Tinners Court, in the heart of Truro. It is a collective of more than 30 different artists, makers and food producers, and all pieces in the shop are handmade in Cornwall by the talented stockists. Pictured here is a turned wooden bowl and vase from Ed’s Woodshop; a hand-thrown jug and goblet from Blue Bell Pottery, and a small handbag and wallet made from recycled equestrian leather by Elyssian Designs, all currently available at The Cornish Makers store!
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Coast Interior Accessories
These beautiful handmade porcelain flowers are mounted onto real willow and come in a variety of stunning colours. Ranging from £8.50 to £22, the large size is sold as a single flower, and the medium and mini sizes come in a bunch of three tied with ribbon. These make a lovely addition to any home or a wonderful gift for someone special, and they make for beautiful wedding and bridesmaid bouquets that you get to treasure forever.
The Grey Lurcher
Made by hand in Sicily, these beautiful hand-painted sardines are the perfect addition to a Cornwall lover’s home, with the most vibrant hues of blue and green to transport you to Cornish shores. Part of a collection of nautical decorations including jelly fish, mackerel and starfish, it might be difficult to choose just one. Make sure to pay a visit to The Grey Lurcher for some eye-catching interiors, gorgeous gifts and the perfect Cornish keepsake.
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Bourton Country Shoe
With a vision of bringing sustainable handmade footwear to the fore, the family team at Timeless Shoes believe such items should be a ‘must’ in every wardrobe, and these handmade brogues are a superb example of the quality you can expect from each and every pair they stock. Solid, tough and durable thanks to Goodyear welting, these shoes should be seen as an investment and if cared for, they will last a lifetime. What’s more, 5% of profit goes to charity!