Any of these decorative miniatures would be a stand-out piece in any home. Stunning, ornate and highly detailed – these pieces are truly breath-taking. The delicate Floral Treasures are just yelling out to be pride of place in your lovely home. Sure to catch the eye of any visitors, they bring with them an air of class and sophistication. Our gorgeous Royal Splendour dolls encapsulate beauty and elegance, crafted in porcelain they are certainly heirlooms for the future. The bronze-effect Sport of Kings models capture every single detail of these great racehorses’ manes and muscle – truly stunning. And as ever, when you treat yourself we like to make sure we treat you too so be sure to expect some fantastic free gifts with your order.
In the middle years of the nineteenth century Europe was swept by a craze that endures to this very day. Porcelain doll collecting. It started in Germany, where ceramic-makers first mastered the art of creating life-like, articulated figurines made entirely of china.
The fabled ‘Imari’ pattern of late 17th century Japan has inspired pottery-makers worldwide for hundreds of years. Many of the most renowned China houses have drawn on the design’s distinctive cobalt blue and gold colours to create their own highly distinctive decorative vase, plates and other tableware.
Progress is a wonderful thing. Rail transport, for example, is much more efficient nowadays. But at what cost? It’s a lot quicker to get from A to B, no doubt about that, but surely we’ve lost something along the way? It was only a generation or two ago that a journey by train was an event and not just a means to an end.
Red Rum. No other horse has come close to matching his three Grand National wins. Rummy’s record is all the more astonishing when you consider that a crippling bone disease almost ended his career.
Celebrate the world’s first-ever teddy bear with this authentic museum-quality collector’s item hand-crafted in every delightful detail. Worth £14.99 it can be yours to own for only £1.99 (+FREE p&p)
Celebrate the Robin Redbreast - and help save Britain's birds On even the frostiest winter morning, the sight and sound of a cheeky, chirpy, red-breasted Robin in your garden is sure to raise a smile.