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July 28, 2020

Some of you might know that this coming week will mark a very special milestone as I start the incredible journey of going to the Falkland Islands for a 2 year family adventure.

I've been met with many shocked faces as I tell them I'm heading off (I guess I've become a...

July 15, 2019

They’re here! The Humpback whales are back in St Helena’s warm waters once again, visiting us from July through to November/December.

(Pic courtesy of Neil Fantom)

I remember being 10 years old walking out from the swimming pool with a friend along the seafront (it’s wha...

July 7, 2019

I was first introduced to working with metal clay in 2011 when I attended a course in the UK which taught me the basics of working with precious metal clay and fused glass.

Since the moment I worked with it and fired it in my kiln  -  I was in love.

You see, I'm tol...

July 3, 2019

Well these past 3 weeks have meant that my kilns at the Studio have been working in overdrive.  June definitely slipped by way too quickly.

Speaking of Studio, my hands have been getting real messy working on the new metal clay designs, togeth...

June 26, 2019

Do you remember I was telling you about that so-called hand-made necklace in St Lucia (You can read about it here if you didn't get a chance before)? Well I learnt my lesson, but I did not let it ruin my chance to buy a proper hand-made gift from the island.  You see,...

June 10, 2019

We're moving from a world of Convenience to one of Appreciation



Have you noticed that the world we're  living in is starting to turn on its head? I'm talking about how just a decade ago it seemed our social conscience was bubbling along quite oblivious to all the...

April 22, 2019

If you ask a local on St Helena what they like to do in winter, you might be met with a frown as they'll probably tell you "same things really" -  that there isn't too much of a difference in lifestyle - just get out there, take your boots, a rain jacket & sun screen (...

March 25, 2019

It's #MarchMeetTheMaker month ~ Meet Kimmy - our full-time G-Unique Jewellery Designer.

Kimmy, born and raised on St Helena Island, joined our team in Sep 2016 as an Apprentice after leaving school, where she learnt the basics of beaded jewellery making with earrings b...

March 13, 2019

How I do love that St Helena now has the capacity to host International Conferences.  Thanks to our weekly flights and even 2 flights a week during our peak season (which is now basically) - we've got 52 guest speakers from 5 South Atlantic Islands and 10 countries rig...

March 13, 2019

March is known in the hand-made world as 'Meet the Maker Month.' It's a chance to tell the world about the person behind the products.  So hello from me, Giselle Richards and welcome to my world at G-Unique Designs...

It's hard to believe that this coming Ap...

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