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Who's Christmas gift-shopping today? I'm Christmas gift-making instead! These are just a few of the quirky Steampunk pins that went in the post this week. I wish I had the time to photograph them all!

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How cute is this personalised tie clip? Anyone else need a present for their dapper Daddy? 😉

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Steampunk Beetle Pin 🎄 Looking for a cool and unique Christmas gift? My last recommended order dates are: UK: 17th Dec USA: 9th Dec EUROPE (France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Belgium, Iceland, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Luxembourg): 11th Dec EUROPE - OTHER (Sweden, Italy, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland): 9th Dec AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND: 4th Dec ASIA: 2nd Dec *Please note this is a recommendation, not a guarantee.

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Vintage watch movement tie bar. This one's for a skinny tie and includes a little personalisation on the back. & Doesn't my workbench top look photographic since it finally had a varnish?!

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Victorian era French chandelier - now installed in the lounge after much pursuasion of electrician. It weighs 8 kg (light as a feather I thought?!) & it was a beast of a job getting it up. But boy! is it worth it so I can look up to this! I think the electrician may ignore all future calls from me though. 😊 Oh, I still have no sofa. But I now have a lovely rug 😉 #priorities Hope you're having a productive & fun Sunday!

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Thanks for the kind words reviewing your custom tie bar Sarah! ★★★★★ "Perfecto! Just what I wanted, perfect little piece with a hidden message for my hubby :)" Sarah K. #tiebar #tieclip #tiepin #suitandtie #stockingstuffer #stockingfiller #makeitpersonal #husbandgift  #weddinginspiration #weddingplanner  #groomgift #instawedding #groomsmengift #weddingblogger #weddingblog  #tyingtheknot #personalisedgifts #menswear #mensaccessories #brideandgroom #hipstergram #groom #weddinggifts #weddingday #weddingstyling #weddingfavors #groomsmen #giftsforhim #weddingtrends #secretsanta

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Most popular right now... Something to do with the season perhaps? 😉 🍂🍃 Autumn leaf cuff links.... Makes a unique gift!

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Tiny fly ear studs! Comes in singles or pairs!

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My Mom said buy some furniture, so naturally I bought myself a relatively large vintage elephant. 🤷‍♀️ I suppose one could sit on him??? Thanks @jugs72 !

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New Tool Rack! Pegboard offcut from North Road Timber, Brighton #metalsmith #behindthescenes #workshop #jewellerymaking #jewelrymaking #jeweller #metalwork #traditionalcrafts #handmade #handcrafted #craft #madebyhand #calledtobecreative #craftsposure #makerlife #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #silversmith #freestylecreativeliving #modernmaker #peoplescreatives #jeweller #jewelryworkshop #jewelleryworkshop #jewellersbench #pegboard #jewelersbench #workbench #studiodesign #silversmithing

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I'm sorry I've been so quiet. It's been a busy few months. We moved house a month ago! We will be moving Studio soon too. I'm very excited to actually get to set up Studio rather than adapt a spare bedroom! Will be sharing a few updates on how the new Studio is coming along in Instagram Stories. #victorianhouse #townhouse #victoriantownhouse

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Happy Mother's Day to all Mummies out there! I had the pleasure of making lots of secret lockets for Moms & I particularly loved the 4-sided quote on this one.

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NEW in the shop - unique leaf cuff links perfect for the nature lover. Hope you're enjoying the fabulous bank holiday weather. One of the perks of working for yourself is forgetting to book yourself off for bank holidays & having orders to fill whatever the weather! 🌞

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I want a chandelier of origami cranes! We've been on the Artists Open Houses trail. A little distracted by the wonderful weather (& the beach & ice cream) today so not managed many!

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Somebody asked me to engrave owls for a custom tie bar for their groom... Have a design/drawing you'd like engraved? Perfect for a special Father's Day gift / custom logo / just because you want something TOTALLY UNIQUE that YOU DESIGNED! Cuff links too!

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Today I'm mostly polishing Beetle bottoms... See Instagram stories for more 😆

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Met some Welsh Dung Beetles. Oh yes, & we climbed the Sugar Loaf... but that's by the by. #natureslittlehelpers

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Happy British Summer Time! YAY! 🎉🎊👯‍♀️ Hope you remembered to wind those clocks forward 🕐🕑

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Isn't this the cutest keepsake? Lori purchased one of our lockets for her daughter who's off to University soon & Lori reckons she'll miss the dog the most! A photo of Murphy & a lock of his fur will keep her from being homesick... Thank you so much Lori for sharing your photo 💕. I love hearing my customers' stories. They're sunshine on gloomy days 🌞.

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Thank you to Simon for this handsome photo of him on his wedding day in San Diego. He's wearing one of our oxidised Sterling silver tie bars (personalised with custom message on the back). I love seeing customer photos! A little jealous of the weather though as we're back in a big freeze! Photography: Arnel Elmido

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So on my bench very recently was this epic ladybug invasion! 🐞🐞🐞🐞Someone loves their colleagues enough to buy them each a ladybug invasion necklace! Can I go work with them? Also available as pins!

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I made this custom engraved Silver "secret locket" for a proposal last year. The locket opens horizontally allowing a scroll to be left within. The opening is well hidden. Engraved with snow-capped mountains as requested. 🏔️

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So my gorgeous friend from school Devaki got married recently & asked me to make personalised accessories for her groom & groomsmen. I love the mix of Eastern & Western here! Photo credit: @pierrecurry_ www.pierrecurry.com

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NEW! Elegant stylised insect earrings with little wine red crystal hearts. 😍 #insectjewelry #insectagram

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What do arrows mean to you? They have so many positive connotations & I've been a little obsessed with them lately as I feel they're everywhere! Anyway here's to new directions & the courage to move forward whatever's holding you up! These arrow pins are new in the shop btw! 🏹 #arrow #pin #newdirection #courage #positivity #lifegoals #valentinedaygift #valentinesday #valentines #valentinespresent #graduation #graduationgift #newjob #pinstagram #pinspiration #tiepin #lapelpin #friendship #pingamestrong #pingame #pincollector #adventureisoutthere #findyourway #feelfreefeed #freedom #nautical #archery #medieval #mensaccessories #bohochic

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Hard at play experimenting with spray painting on Copper! Wonder what might come of it? I've been a little quiet because 1. There are lots of changes afoot. 2. It's January & I have my usual January blues. 3. We're making some major website changes. But, January is almost done! YAY!!! & there are a few new designs landing in the shop soon, +new website should be up next weekend! 🎊🎉

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I'm back in the UK! Anyone want to tell me where you hid the sun?! Anyway, a little ☀️sunshine from my Dad. He's been making these upcycled flowers from used coffee pods. Copper stems & fuzzy jute centres to finish. Slide⬅️ for the gorgeous final result 💐. Perfect for a little project if you're a coffee drinker. I love watching my Dad crafting. This is just one of his many current projects!

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Time to acquire another new Sri Lankan family methinks. Current one is far too troublesome 😉 but this lot look rather a lot calmer 😆 These are little pots - the heads come off!

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Happiest of New Years to you & yours from Colombo, Sri Lanka where it's currently 00:51 2018! Looks like I've tired out the teddies but I'm still going! 🎉🎊👯‍♀️ I am so happy to see the back of 2017!!!!! #happynewyear #happy2018 #goodbye2017 #isurvived2017 #isurvived #newyear #seasonsgreetings #2018

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Handloom at Barefoot Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hope you're all having a lovely festive season. I was a little over worked & am slowly recovering in tropical weather 🌅 😎.

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🐝 Conspiring insects 🐜 - tomorrow is our last order date for UK Christmas Orders! These insect pins come individually boxed & make perfect little gifts 🎁

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So who's the pop in your popcorn? 😉🍾 🍿 These watch movement cuff links were personalised on the back with this little titbit. We're still taking orders for *UK* Christmas delivery -*including for personalised items* !

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Christmas Gift Guide from @watsonandwhite : https://watsonandwhite.com/blogs/w-w-blog/w-w-wishlist-8-december - Check it out if you're looking for unique gifts this season 'for him' or 'for her'! I have a few hours off today to recover from a crazy week! Christmas is definitely on its way 🎄🎄🎄 Have a wonderful week!

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Ahhhhh... I make a lot of cuff links but these are definitely the most adorable 🐢😙🐢 Sea turtle cuff links.

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Thank you @onifrakimarq for this photo of your watch movement cuff links on arrival! I'm looking forward to my promised photo of you wearing them at the Opera Ball!

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It's so cold I've resorted to bobble hat & scarf in the workshop. Oh well, atleast I get to try out the merchandise indoors 😂. & Yes, I work Sundays (sometimes)!

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Forget Black Friday (did you get incessant messages from shops you've never bought from too?!), & ADD A SPLASH OF COLOUR! These are the gorgeous colours we're offering the new 4 sided personalised bracelets in! Not on sale; just amazing prices ALL YEAR THROUGH! #colourfulweddings #colourlovers #dscolor #colorfulwedding #bridesmaidgift #bridesmaid #colouraddict #weddingstyling #maidofhonor #maidofhonour #bridesmaidproposal #weddinginspo #willyoubemybridesmaid #weddingblog #weddingplanning #coloraddict #personalisedgifts #personalizedgift  #styleblogger  #fashion #fashionblogger #saynotoblackfriday #blackfriday #jewelleryaddict #jewelrygram #jewelryaddict  #boho #jewelrywithmeaning #inspiremyinstagram #designisinthedetails

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What's brightening up your work space? I still have a few gorgeous colourful clocks glittering on my walls 😊 & they literally are glittering ✨

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