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valentine newsLove is something eternal, the aspect may change, but not the essence‘ Vincent van Gogh

‘I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street’ W H Auden

valentines collectionValentine’s day collections – cards, postcards, ribbons, strings, little wrapped gifts & small works of art…

…a piece of exquisite, hand-stitched jewellery by Amanda Caines, a book of Welsh poetry, a hand-thrown cup by James Burnett-Stuart (‘Of all pots the cup is the one we have the most intimate relation with. We raise it to our lips, we cradle it, we wash it.  Daily, several times a day. We have favourites.’), a hand painted bead necklace by Louise Brosnan RCA, a small box of pink, violet & orange Unison soft pastels, a Kaweco fountain pen, design from 1935 (a friendship for generations), a pocket Moleskine Japanese Concertina sketchbook, a limited edition metal box of Conte a Paris sketching crayons, a John Derian ‘Love’ badge… be romantic.

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