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The Silver Studio Supplier Spotlight

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The Silver Studio Supplier Spotlight

For the last Supplier spotlight of the year we’ll be taking a look at one of our suppliers whose brilliant products are more often than not bought to be gifted! This week we’ll be sharing the love as so many of our customers have done with The Silver Studio. . . The Silver Studio is a jewellery company based in the incredibly scenic Dumfries & Galloway. Inspiration for the beautiful jewellery comes from the hills, countryside, wildlife and stunning coastal vistas. . . As you could probably imagine, The Silver Studio creates their jewellery from sterling silver! What makes them...

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Earth Squared Supplier Spotlight

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Earth Squared Supplier Spotlight

Nowadays we’re all doing our bit to be more environmentally conscious. It’s important that we look after our Planet; it’s the only one we’ve got! Today’s supplier is one of those who are doing their bit in the sustainability fight! For our supplier spotlight this week, we’re looking at Earth Squared! . . Alison and Simon Henderson run Earth Squared, along with their small team consisting of Nicole, Caroline and Rosy. After Alison returned from two years’ volunteering in social projects in Guatemala, passionate about social justice and with a head for business, she wanted to start a fair trade...

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Pachamama Supplier Spotlight

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Pachamama Supplier Spotlight

We've got some great winter warmers for you lovely folks today! Atop the South American Andean Mountains are some amazing people who live their lives in the bitter cold. These people have an amazing resilience due in part to their clothing. Our Supplier Spotlight this week is a great company who makes clothes from the same materials. Today we look at Pachamama! . . Pachamama is the ultimate in naturally sourced, handcrafted and sustainable quality clothing. The products are handmade on a relatively small scale it is highly unlikely you will meet someone wearing the same thing. While the designs...

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Why Poppies?

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Why Poppies?

It’s the time of year where we start to see plenty of poppies about! The significance of course being remembrance but even to this day some people aren’t totally sure why we wear poppies. . Quite simply, the poppy is the symbol of remembrance of the First World War and the wars that followed. The churned earth in the French fields that saw most of the fighting was the perfect place for poppies to grow and flourish. From tragedy came beauty as fields of red poppies filled the French countryside. . . The artificial red poppy was first created in...

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The Scottish Fine Soaps Company Supplier Spotlight

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The Scottish Fine Soaps Company Supplier Spotlight

  If there’s one thing everyone gets for Christmas, it’s soaps. Every man gets some Lynx Africa, every woman with more soap than she knows what to do with! Today, we’d like to tell you a little bit about the only soaps you’ll ever buy from now on! Our Supplier Spotlight for this week is The Scottish Fine Soaps Company. . . The Scottish Fine Soaps Company have been creating amazing scented bars, and lotions for over 45 years. During this time, they’ve scoured the country and all over the world for inspirational ingredients to create the brilliant products they...

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