Presents of Mind blog

solid grasp of different gift ideas

There was an inspired display of how #UKGiftHour can make a material difference to your gift-giving during the top-trending Twitter UK indie and creative showcase last weekend.

In recent weeks we’ve been treated to imaginative #giftideas in a range of crafts – from wood and textiles to crochet and needlefelt – but last weekend the focus turned to more solid examples.

Stone, glass, bronze and concrete made a heavy duty impact thanks to the ingenuity and skills of (clockwise from top left, above):

Dragon hand carving in local stone by Sheffield stone artist and sculptor Stephen Nicholson

Dichroic glass pendant by Peterborough glass artist Samphire Glass

Bronze leaf sculpture by London architectural and decorative bronze sculptor Ashleaf London

Concrete pastel rainbow necklace by Weston-super-mare jewellery designer Concretely Shop

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