Cornwall LivingIssue #92
Your one-stop destination
The perfect destination for unique gifts in Cornwall, head upstairs at The Old Foundry Chapel in Hayle and you’ll find something for everyone, all under one roof!
Kim Potter Art
Christmas baubles by Kim Potter
If you’re looking for a unique item for a loved one, Kim’s creations mustn’t be missed. Inspired by Cornish seascapes and landscapes, Kim creates bespoke pieces on canvas, beachcombed driftwood and locally sourced marine artefacts, paddles, rudders – even surfboards! This season’s limited-edition Christmas baubles are also proving very popular with orders from as far away as Germany and Australia.
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An Aladdin’s cave of vintage tools, toys and ‘bits ‘n’ bobs’. ‘Remember this?’ is a phrase often stated by customers as they explore the vast array of items available. Whether you’re looking for a ‘Hot Wheels’ bat mobile, or a vintage block plane, chances are this unique vintage shop will have one. Specialists in items you never thought you’d see again.
The Cornish Bookworm
The following are just a few of the subjects to be found at the Cornish Bookworm: Cornish mining industry and manufacture; family history and local history; arts and crafts; folklore; fishing, smuggling and wrecks; archaeology and architecture; Cornish scenes and photographs from times gone by; antiquarian and collectable books. Representing Cornwall’s rich heritage for one and all. Google ‘Cornish Bookworm abebooks.’
The newest addition to The Old Foundry Chapel, ‘Nostalgia’ trades in antique and vintage furniture and small items of interest. Allowing you to reconnect with the past and discover items that will capture your heart with their historic beauty. Specialising in antique country furnishings as well as an eclectic mix of other items, there’s something to fascinate everyone – from intriguing chests to kitchenalia.
H.D. Framing is an established, family run business that has been trading for the last 50 years. Having produced frames for numerous exhibitions and galleries you know you’ll receive the expert touch. Whether it’s a holiday snap or a fine antique painting, the team will give it their utmost care and attention and are on hand to help advise on the best frame for you.
Foundry Gallery stocks an eclectic mix of antique ceramics, furniture, collectables and curios as well as a selection of vintage and pre-loved gold and silver jewellery. Even the BBC’s ‘Antiques Road Trip’ has paid a visit. So, if you’re after an item that has stood the test of time, head to the Foundry Gallery!
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10% off purchases over £20 for all featured businesses.
Old Foundry Chapel
11-13 Chapel Terrace, Hayle TR27 4AB