Giving handcrafted gifts say as much about you, as it does the receiver. It says you have thought about that special gift. That you have paired the gift to the recipient. And it will certainly show when you see their face light up upon opening the handcrafted gift. Sir Gordon Bennett has scoured this green and pleasant land for some of the finest handcrafted gifts. Special gifts that people actually want in their lives. Gifts handcrafted in Britain that actually make life better and don't end up in landfill or stuffed in the back of a cupboard or in the loft. Below you will find a specially curated selection of handcrafted gifts to show how much you care.
Not every handcrafted gift has to cost a small fortune. We all know it is the thought that counts and sometimes the smallest gift can raise the biggest smile. But occasionally you want to show your appreciation for that special person and spend a little more on a special gift. Whatever your budget, you will find a British made handcrafted gift that suits them as much as it does your budget.
Haeckels Seaweed and Fennel Hand Cleanser is harvested from the Kent coastline. Made from all natural ingredients it is designed to rehydrate your skin and makes a beautiful gift for those who work with their hands.
If you are looking for a special gift for someone with an artistic side you can't go wrong with a set of 8 soft pastels. Hand rolled in Northumberland and are known to be the best soft pastels you can buy.
Made in the spiritual home of the satchel, Cambridgeshire. These handcrafted satchels from Original Satchel Store are crafted to within an inch of their lives and don't leave the workshop until they are absolutely perfect. Made from beautiful leather they get better with age which makes them a special British gift that lasts forever.
Stolen Form has reimagined the humble London brick into a beautiful dish. It makes a wonderful gift for a builder, bricklayer or architect. Perfect to keep their keys, soap or nik-naks in. Handcrafted in East London from an original mould of a London brick.
STOLEN FORM - Blue London Brick vase
Stolen Form London brick vases, are of course handmade in East London. They go great in any style of room and are a real talking point. The humble London brick has never looked so good. Give them with a bunch of their favourite flowers.
There are pens and then there are AJOTO pens. AJOTO make truly unique pens. Weighted to perfection for ease of writing. Utilising some of the finest British manufactures to create a handcrafted gift they will love. Made in Manchester.
Risdon & Risdon make some mighty fine handcrafted aprons, made by a Mother and Sons team in Shropshire, England. Beautifully crafted from some of the world's finest canvas denim. They are so good they didn't just put their name on it twice, they also come with a lifetime guarantee. A special gift for a that special person in your life. And comes in a variety of colours.
thing more English than a good cup of tea. And there is no finer nor stylish way to boil water than a copper whistling kettle. Hand spun the traditional way by The Richmond Kettle Co in Norfolk as it has been done since Edwardian times. A Richmond Kettle is the finishing touch to any beautiful kitchen. A handcrafted gift that personifies Britain.
These exact, fully working, miniature whistle necklaces would be make a splendid gift and a great talking point in any situation. Made by the world famous ACME Whistles in Barr Street, Birmingham and stamped in the Assay office, they are the genuine article. And jewellery always goes down well.