St George for Merrie Englande
It's St George's Day. Hurrah, let us all drink good English ale and rejoice. Be careful with the Morris dancing though, those sticks could take someone's eye out.
Our sibling founders Clare and Mark Lissaman grew up in a small place in rural Kent. Just 300 inhabitants but two pubs. One of which was the George & Dragon.
So what more appropriate day to launch, for your delight and delectation, a small, but perfectly formed, selection of accessories and accoutrements from some of our friends. Great companies who share our ethos and who are making in England.
We have some cufflinks and card holders made from reclaimed, reconditioned and upcycled old firehose by Elvis & Kresse.
"Elvis & Kresse create stunning life-style accessories by re-engineering seemingly useless waste. The innovative and pioneering fire-hose range is made exclusively from genuine de-commissioned British fire brigade hoses which, after a distinguished career fighting fires and saving lives, were otherwise destined for landfill." Even the packaging, right down to the labelling, is from things that would otherwise be thrown away.
And silk pocket squares and brass cufflinks from Well & Truly. The silk squares are printed and made in what was once the centre of a great English silk industry, Macclesfield.
Enjoy. More will come.