We are a small family run business providing you with fresh local raw honey and handcrafted candles made from 100% pure beeswax straight from our hives. Our honey is completely untreated and unpasteurised, and all purchases help protect and save the vulnerable bee population in the UK.
New Forest Beekeepers Association bring together those with a shared passion for bees and beekeeping. Candles and novel ideas from bee related produce. And look out for their tent at the New Forest Show!
Working from our home kitchen and studio, we produce fine quality candles, cosmetics, soaps, wraps and furniture polish. Bees are so vital to our food chain, and by handmaking these products we support other New Forest beekeepers. New Forest Marque member.
Debbie’s passion is working with natural scents to create beautiful, sustainable, fragrant products that have positive effects on both your well being and surroundings. We source as many ingredients as we can from the New Forest boundary or Hampshire. Those that we cannot we obtain from natural, sustainable sources. Proud New Forest Marque member.
Established during lockdown, our passion is creating luxury hand poured soy wax melts bursting with fragrances inspired by nature and the great outdoors. We use the finest 100% Soy wax, infused with fragrance oils and decorated with natural botanicals. All of our wax melts are vegan friendly and cruelty free and we are proud to be a plastic free business.
With a love of candles and interior design, Coco&Glow was born here in Eling during my time in Lockdown. I ensure each candle is esthetically pleasing in both scent and style, and have found the perfect combination of natural wax and beautifully crackling wood wicks making them a real luxury item.
Made in small batches by Jacquie at her home studio using pure plant butters and oils to suit all skin types. She is a proud member of the New Forest Marque and the Guild of Craft Soap and Toiletry Makers. Her husband Ian produces beautiful soap leaf dishes formed from real leaves other types of ceramic pottery too.
Award winning handmade natural goats milk soap made using the raw milk from our own small herd of happy goats. Our goats milk soaps are made with natural oils and butters using the ancient and traditional cold process method. These soaps are luxuriously creamy and packed full of vitamins and minerals your skin will love! Proud New Forest Marque member.
From her studio at Chalk's Gallery in Lymington, Rosie draws inspiration from the local area to create her work from found natural objects. Focussing on texture and form, Rosie uses burn-out casting techniques to transform her found natural objects into metal. Pieces of tree bark, acorns, twigs and leaves make unique components for her work and become immortalised forever. Proud member of New Forest Marque.
Handcrafted in her little workshop in Lymington, Cathy creates rings, bracelets, necklaces and more, which will take you right back to the sea. Working with gold and silver, often diamonds too, she creates truly unique, authentically detailed jewellery, recognisable to sailors and sea lovers around the world.
Jenna makes stunning timeless jewellery, ethically created from her home near Lyndhurst. Each piece is carefully handmade using only recycled materials, meaning it is perfect for someone who chooses to make sustainable, environmentally aware choices.
This jewellery is for wearing, whether to the opera or on the beach, it speaks personally about the wearer. Jewellery that draws freely from the environment and life, without being representational, reflecting thoughts and ideas of the maker. Working with silver, gold or bronze the techniques used are simple, relying on form and tactile appeal. Commissions are welcome with prices ranging from £60 to £2,000.
Georgina has been creating jewellery since 1999. Crafted in precious metal and styled to reflect the beauty of nature, she aims to create collections that capture the essence of contemporary elegance whilst retaining a timeless, classic feel. Georgina particularly enjoys working to commission creating bespoke pieces individual to the wearer, including wedding and engagement rings and other bridal jewellery.
I love nature and collect leaves, shells and flowers when out on my dog walks and from my garden. Investment casting allows me to make silver replicas of these, and so my work changes with the seasons. I sell from my stall at Lymington market and from my workshop by appointment.
Every piece is individual and unique, primarily silver but incorporating other precious metals and semi-precious stones. The surroundings of my New Forest garden are the inspiration for many of the pieces - I love to make contemporary and unusual earrings in particular.
We are a family business and have been making glass jewellery since 2015. We cut and layer sheets of glass and then fuse them in our kiln. One of our favourite types of glass to work with is dichroic glass. Commissions welcome.
Sarah produces unique hand felted gifts from stunning hats, scarves and bags to smaller art book covers and jewellery. The work she produces is not only functional but has colour, texture and tactile qualities. Using both traditional and innovative techniques Sarah aims to show the diversity and qualities feltmaking can be taken to and pushes the boundaries with her work. Sarah's work reflects her desire to connect with nature and the importance of sustainability.
Nicola recreates stories through wood and metal, creating long-lasting artwork which is both sculptural and functional. Drawing upon folklore and social history, her work is tactile, accessible and often interactive. She creates site specific work for public spaces as well as smaller domestic pieces for private commissions.
Nick designs and makes furniture and scuptural woodwork using local hardwoods. He has work in several churches and homes in the neighbourhood and nationally and has exhibited in Galleries and taken part in Craft Fairs nationally over the past forty years. He is represented in several public collections. He is happy to accept commissions.
Welcome to New Forest Mohair where Frances and Ian produce hand-dyed mohair yarns from the beautiful fleeces of their Angora goats. They have kept Angora goats since 1989 and currently keep a flock of around 40. Proud member of the New Forest Marque.
I am inspired by the forces of nature, the changing seasons and the celebrating the huge variety of flora and fauna from the New Forest and South Coast. I love to find treasures on my walks, a lovely leaf, a smooth pebble, a twisted twig, a shiny beetle hurrying along. All these little things are playing a part in my work entwined with the idea of secrets and surprises.
Gorgeous handmade bags and accessories. Bright bold colours and fun linings, these hard wearing bags are made with sustainable cork - luxurious necessities handmade by Sarah in her Sway studio.
Having grown up a farmers daughter here at Angels Farm, in 1974 Jo set up her pottery using a variety of clays and firing techniques. Her decoration and shapes are reflections of a peaceful and slow way of life. Enjoy a weekend pottery course at the farm, popular with new and experienced potters alike. The pottery will be open for sales in the summer.
A small pottery studio on the edge of the New Forest, under the tree in our garden. I love designing and making ceramic pieces, including the entire process of designing and creating clay pieces and the excitement of opening the kiln!
Lucy & David run a small family-owned pottery and bed and breakfast that's very much a family affair. Browse the huge range of ceramics lovingly handmade at Vinegar Hill Pottery.
James's love of the outdoors is the inspiration behind his wooden fish designs. Funky chunky large fish, round fish, and shoals. Create the perfect wall feature. Buy a pair, long & round to create the best effect. Choose a size of shoal to fit your space. All fish are handcrafted from timber offcuts, reclaimed or recycled rustic wood.
Beautiful handmade items, hand forged by a local blacksmith in Burley, including wine-racks, coat hooks, fire pokers, bridle hooks, bespoke saddle racks & our famous hoofpicks with unique horsehead design. Totally exclusive and original. Bespoke commissions also taken.
Shelagh works closely with clients, taking whatever time is necessary to ensure that the end result is something special. Panels may be designed to incorporate brilliant sparkling glass, perhaps with added painted, stained, enamelled, or fused elements. All work will be completely unique.
I draw inspiration from the captivating beauty of the natural world and am fascinated by the rugged textures, natural patinas and everchanging light that nature provides. My highly textured and paint-layered backgrounds provide interesting contrast to the images themselves. I am passionate about keeping things local and work closely with two wonderful galleries - Tradewinds in Milford on Sea and The Saltmarsh in Lymington.
Cards, calendars and much more from the south coast of the New Forest. Award winning designs using biodegradable eco-glitter. Available online or from stockists across the Forest.
Beautiful and bespoke paper cut art, created on the edge of the New Forest. I cover a wide variety of subjects, and each piece is digitally designed then cut using a scalpel and a steady hand!
Inspired by classic children’s literature Elizabeth uses drawing to investigate seemingly conflicting objects and animals in her drawings. One of the most entrancing characteristics of Elizabeth’s work is her ability to draw the viewer into her way of seeing the world, an Alice-like wonder at the beauty of unlikely objects. This is echoed in her three dimensional paper art. She enjoys working to commission and takes a collaborative approach with her customers to create unique works.
I paint mostly with watercolour but also acrylic and oil. I am particularly inspired by Hurst Castle and the Solent coastline but also paint a wide range of other subjects including landscapes, flowers and animals. Cards, coasters, tea towels and books, as well as prints, are available to buy and I exhibit my original artwork at the Hurst Castle Office and Gallery in Milford on Sea. Proud member of the New Forest Marque.
Lover Community Trust is a registered charity creating a brighter future for the community. The village has brought back the once famous Lover Valentine Post giving everyone the opportunity to send a Valentine Card from the romantic village in the world. The shop will re-open in January, in good time for the 14th February.
Greeting cards depicting the local area, available online or contact Claire for local stockists.
Lesley is the owner and maker at Beach Hut n Boats, Ashley Lane, Lymington. Inspired by the love of the seaside and the beach huts around the UK’s coastline, she loves to create soft furnishings that reminded people of ‘Happy’ times. See her range of goods online or enjoy a visit to her shop.
A sewing adventure set up by Mum Chloe who is turning her lifelong passion into a business after years of sewing for family and friends. Chloe’s range includes novel and useful ideas such as scrunchie sets, pencil pockets, glow in the dark bunting and deep buttoned footstools.
Hello, I make handmade needle felted gifts. These are all bespoke and made to order, anything from Gnomes to children’s name banners and bunting. Please note these are not toys and are to be kept out of reach from children and pets.
I love to explore lots of different types of crafts and I hope you will enjoy exploring my website and Facebook page to find something that appeals to you. I create gifts to make people happy. Beautiful affordable gifts for the garden and the home. Commissions very welcome.
Our ethos is creating individuality - different is good! We design and handmake ladies clothing, creating seasonal collections using vintage textiles, deadstock material and more so that we can offer limited editions and one-off pieces. Our goods are ethically sourced, and wherever we can we support small independent suppliers from around the world, helping to keep their families and communities in work too.
We are proud to be a small family business, producing ethical handcrafted, bespoke leather shoes which are unique in style and renowned for comfort and longevity. Established since 1979, Savages were famously sold on the Quay in Lymington and now made here in our studio by Simon, our artisan shoe maker.
I am a saddler and harness maker in Brockenhurst. I do all saddlery and leather related repairs and made to measure bridle work. Saddle fitting, repairs and flocking. Dog collars, leads, belts,chaps and leather goods. Workshop days and courses in belt making, dog accessories and small leather gifts.
My work is strongly influenced by traditional Eastern European hand crafts which I combine with simplicity, a love of colours and a great appreciation for natural leather as my raw material. I use the best quality vegetable-tanned leather that is sourced from small independent tanneries.