Cornish Christmas gift guide 2022

cornish gift guide


Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. I am very excited for this blog post which is my Cornish Christmas gift guide 2022. 

I have been overjoyed with the amount of amazing and talented businesses who have wanted to get involved with the gift guide. 

I hope that this gift guide allows you to discover new brands, support local businesses, creators and innovators as well as finding a very special gift for somebody this Christmas. 

Feel free to share this gift guide with as many people as you can. If you are a local business and would like to get involved in next years gift guide or collaborate with me on my blog, please get in touch by emailing [email protected] or by signing up to my newsletter.

Now without further ado let us dive in to the Cornish Christmas gift guide 2022.

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Silver Sapling

Hand crafted Jewellery in the West of Cornwall. Inspired by the Landscapes and natural surroundings of Penwith.

Silver Sapling take inspiration from the textures and colours found in their surrounding Cornish landscape. Creating nature inspired silver, gold and enamel jewellery. Lucy and Ben design and hand make every piece from a little studio in Penzance whilst drinking huge mugs of tea and listening to records.

The Flower Press

The Flower Press is an everything botanical boutique  in the heart of Truro in Lemon Street Market ran by Ellie.

Offering fresh and dried flowers, houseplants and a great selection of gifts for any occasion including flower press’ and prints. At Christmas they offer a range of handmade, luxury wreaths and other festive treats for the season to brighten the home and deck the halls.

Zaleika Anna Jewellery 

Zaleika makes minimal jewellery from her workshop in east Cornwall. 

Zaleika creates a range of minimal jewellery from silver and brass using a combination of traditional and modern techniques. 
She uses repeat patterns found in the everyday, combining geometric forms with soft curves to create minimal designs.   
She aims to design jewellery that is bold but simple enough to be worn every day.
Discount 10% off   Code – CORNISHXMAS22

Polurrian on the Lizard

Located in a simply stunning setting on the clifftops of the Lizard peninsula, Hotel Polurrian offers a guest experience like no other. 

Guests and casual diners can experience a new and improved restaurant offering inventive, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine served by friendly staff, prepared using our wood-fired Gozney oven using finest produce from a network of local suppliers. With luxurious rooms, glorious views, a stylish cocktail bar, health club and spa, indoor and outdoor pools and weekly food and music events, the dog and family friendly Polurrian on the Lizard is a slice of coastal paradise.
Our gift vouchers provide the perfect Christmas present, choose from an Afternoon Tea, a three-course dining experience or a Spa Day.
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weird aunty jewellery

Weird Aunty Silver Designs

Weird Aunty hand craft wonky and unique sterling silver jewellery. They are a mother, daughter and two dog team based in Redruth.

With sustainability and thoughtfulness at the forefront, Weird Aunty make a range of products to suit a range of budgets from sea glass rings and moon shaped pendants to simple studs and fancy bangles.

Their designs are made using recycled sterling silver with accents of recycled 9ct gold and ethically sourced gemstones. The sea glass used in their designs is hand combed from beautiful Cornish beaches and each piece is handcrafted from their little home workshop.

If you just can’t decide, gift vouchers can be purchased either in physical or electronic format from their website for happy Christmas gifting.

The Cornish Hamper Store

Discover luxury gifts from The Cornish Hamper Store, freshly baked and bursting with festive flavour.

Introducing the Kernow Indulgence Hamper A festive feast that makes a lavish gesture. Bringing together the best of Cornwall to kickstart the Christmas celebrations. Bursting with flavour! Dig in and you’ll find Christmas spiced Panettone, Furniss ginger biscuits, traditional mince pies, Cornish fairings, Cornish tea, Christmas heavy cake, and a bottle of Polgoon mulled wine to wash it all down. Beautifully presented, their Christmas Indulgence Hamper is guaranteed to amaze, and is sure to be the cornerstone of your lucky recipients’ Christmas celebrations.
Use code “XMAS10” for exclusive savings on their full range of Christmas gifts.

Behaviour Change Cornwall

Transforming lost fishing net and ocean plastic from Cornwall’s coast into items that can be treasured forever.

Our mission at Behaviour Change Cornwall is to clean up Cornwall’s coast in order to:
  • Protect marine wildlife
  • Remove harmful plastic from the ocean⁠
  • Support young environmentalists to continue their crucial work.

Together, we can create a cleaner ocean and protect marine wildlife.


Marc Diggett the founder of Ansumco. a Cornish Lifestyle brand, styles Inspired by Cornwall based in Mount Hawke, Cornwall.

High-quality cosy Cornish styles to warm up the whole family…

Men and women’s clothing, children’s clothing, comfortable and durable loungewear, essentials for everyday.

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Mora Cornwall

Sustainable illustrations, stationery, clothing and accessories that encompass my deep rooted love for the ocean and Cornwall. 

Mora Cornwall is a small business based in the fishing village of Newlyn. With sustainability and a love of Cornwall in mind, Ella has created a range of coastal illustrations which are available as prints, postcards and cards. Ella recently released the “swim wild” T-shirt which is the perfect gift for swimmers and ocean lovers. She has also designed a unique range of Christmas products which will be available online and at Christmas markets. 

Use code XMAS10 for 10% off online

Seed Home Designs

Seed Home Designs Offers Colourful Country Meets Coastal Inspired Fabrics, Homewares & Gifts designed in Cornwall and Printed in England.

All of our homewares and fabric collections are created by textile designer Naomi Sisson from her garden studio in Redruth, Cornwall. Her hand illustrated designs are printed in England using GOTs certified eco-friendly inks. Seed Home Designs offers her fabrics by the meter to customers & interior designers and we stock with a range of lovely bricks & mortar shops across the UK. We are happy to quote for bespoke design & soft furnishing projects including, locally made curtains & blinds using Seed Home Designs fabrics. Fabrics and homewares can be purchased and ordered via our website. The photo features cushions made from our latest Olive & Dot Peacock fabric in Sky Blue & Antique Cream, all cushions include a plump British made feather pad inside. £59 with FREE UK delivery. 
10% until end of Jan 23 using promo code: CHRISTMASGIFTBLOG22
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The gift that gives, from just £10 a month.

The international disaster relief charity ShelterBox has the perfect alternative gift idea. Every month ShelterBox Book Club invites its members on a journey – while providing hope to families affected by disaster and conflict by funding vital emergency shelter aid. 

Every six weeks, members vote for the next compelling read from a shortlist of three specially hand-picked titles that reflect the incredible people and places ShelterBox works. Members get the chance to attend exclusive online events discussing the books and meet some of the authors. 

Gifts come in 3, 6, or 12-month options, starting at £30.


MimsCandles is based in Penryn, Cornwall. The company is founded by Mimmy. She launched her website and products in the Autumn of 2021. Hand poured with love and care in her kitchen.

Our candles are made from Rapeseed & Coconut wax, which will give you a clean, slow burn for more can 40hrs for 3 to 4 hours a day. A clean calming fragrance load of 8% will fill up your space whilst distressing. 

The reed diffusers are carefully hand-poured in the kitchen as well with a vegan/eco-friendly base. 

We chose to go sustainable with our products because it is important that we treat nature how we treat ourselves by giving, instead of taking. It is interesting to see how we can recycle stuff from nature and reuse it for something else that will be handy to us all.

MimsCandles offers refillable candle waxes (soon will be reed diffusers liquid and reeds), in different sizes and shapes! You can also combine a candle and a refill, you can do so with a 25% discount on your refill, nice and simple by entering “PLUS1”. 

XMASGIFT” for 15% off on a beautiful gift box. 

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Libby’s bakeshop 

Welcome to Libby’s Bakeshop! A small baking business based in Helston, Libby bakes delicious brownies, yummy cupcakes and beautiful floral bouquets throughout the year.

This Christmas she is offering paint your own Christmas biscuits. These make great gifts for little ones! Vanilla sugar biscuits topped with fondant that can be painted with edible ink. A fun activity and treat in one! Follow Libby’s Bakeshop on Facebook and Instagram to see her creations.

Raw Pure Cornwall

Creating hand crafted and ethically sourced, vegan friendly candles and herbal infusions.

Raw Pure Cornwall are a Cornish Cottage industry, offering a glimpse into the past of natures cures, producing the finest quality products, educating the future generations, using only natural (where possible local) luxury ingredients. 


Cute as a Button Cards is a small handmade business in Helston owned by Shelly. 

Shelly creates greetings cards for all occasions,  as well as pictures, using either recycled buttons, or seaglass collected from her Cornish beach walks. She specialises in custom orders and will happily make a unique, personalised card or picture for your loved one.
All of her cards are made, freehand with love using recycled materials wherever possible. 
Ready to post button cards £3.00 and seaglass £4.50, plus postage. 
Custom button cards from £4.50 and seaglass £6.00, plus postage.
Browse her Instagram or Facebook pages for examples of her work and mention the “Cornish Gift Guide” for 10% off your order. 

Melissa Carne Design 

Ideas driven branding, packaging and content creation for small businesses, start-ups and dreamers. 

What I do not only helps you to improve your business but, gives you back your time to focus on the things that you love to do.

My approach to design is ideas driven, meaning that everything is purposely designed to effectively communicate a message in its simplest form. A.k.a I don’t just make things look pretty, I get you results.

The process of working with me is collaborative. Whether you are at the start of your journey or need a little help along the way, I want to hear your thoughts and ideas, you are the captain of this ship after all!
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Thank you so much for reading, contributing and supporting the Cornish Christmas gift guide.

Have a wonderful Christmas.

Lots of love, Melissa x

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