8 ARTISAN GIFTS WITH A STORY TO TELL

Revel in the boldness and vibrancy of celebration with our hand curated seasonal gift selection at Clerkenwell London. Experience the wonder of the festivities through a series of workshops and events presented by designers and artisans: from decoration making with East London designers Cats Brothers, to catapult making with British forager Geoffrey Fisher. Celebrate the season and treat your loved ones with the gift of wonder and joy this Christmas. 

This season Clerkenwell London has hand curated a selection of artisan gifts. Here’s our top 8 seasonal must haves. 

Cats Brothers 

Hackney based brand Cats Brothers hand crafted festive decorations are something a little different to brighten up your Christmas tree. Get in the Christmas spirit early and make your own with our Cats Brothers’ decoration making workshop at Clerkenwell London. Available for £25.00 at Clerkenwell London, online and in store.

Alix D. Reynis Candles

Alix D Reynis candles

Alix is a Parisian sculptor and interior designer, creating intricate ceramics, candles and jewellery in her French studio. These candles are hand crafted in Limoges porcelain and filled with a sustainable vegetable wax enhanced with essential oils such as sandalwood, neroli and jasmine. Prices from £60.00 at Clerkenwell London.

P.A.P Laptop Case and Notebooks

PAP Sweden laptop case

Swedish P.A.P creates artisan handmade leather goods, produced exclusively in their workshop in Sweden. With a focus on high quality timeless design and their products only get better with age, the true beauty revealing itself as the leather is worn from everyday use. This laptop case will fit any 13″ laptop or MacBook. Notebooks available online for £90.00 at Clerkenwell London.

Tinct Cross Body Bag

Tinct cross body bag

Tinct handbags and wallets are crafted using vegetable-tanned, Italian leather in this brother and sister duo in their factory in Somerset. Vegetable tanning involves dying leather goods with extracts from plants, this process avoids harsh chemical processing and helps create a product that will last a lifetime. Available online and instore at £395.

Menu Nut Hammer

Menu nut hammer edit

Menu’s nut hammer will make preparing your Christmas snacks even easier. Just place the nut and shell into the silicone case and place it over the cast iron hammer. Grab the dark wooden shaft, and whack the hammer onto a hard, flat surface to free the nut from its shell. Available at Clerkenwell London in store and online, £39.95.

Genevieve Sweeney Soar Jumper

Genevieve Sweeney Soar jumper

Genevieve Sweeney is a premium British knitwear designer, combining her passion for knitting with refined designed honed from her experience developing knitwear ranges for Hugo Boss, Burberry and more. This unisex Soar jumper, a blend of wool, viscose and cashmere with a innovative rib and mesh pattern will fill your loved ones with joy this season. Available at Clerkenwell London in store and online, £200. 

Hands of Napoli Bespoke Shirts

These bespoke shirts are designed by Clerkenwell London’s resident tailor David Newell. Each shirt is hand made to measure and is crafted to your perfect dimensions and style.

Silken Favours Cushions

Silken Favours cushion

Silken Favours hand drawn cutesy and kitsch designs become alluring pieces of art that can be worn, sat on and treasured. Founder Vicki Murdoch takes a playful approach to her designs, with subjects ranging from kittens and unicorns to parrots and fruits. These cushions would add vibrant expression to any room. Cushions available at Clerkenwell London in store and online from £120.

All our seasonal selection is available online or in store now.  

Seasonal opening hours: 
November 14 – 1 December
Monday to Wednesday 10.00 – 18.00
Thursday and Friday 10.00 –20.00
Saturday 10.00 – 17.00
 2  – 23 December  
Monday to Wednesday 10.00 –19.00
Thursday and Friday 10.00–20.00
Saturday 10.00– 17.00
24 December – 2 January 
Christmas Eve 10.00– 16.00
Christmas Day, Boxing Day CLOSED
27  – 30 December 12.00 – 18.00
31 December 12.00 – 16.00
1 – 2 January CLOSED

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