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    All for a Festive Dinner: Pots, Pans and Roasting Trays

    Our copper cookware comes from one of the old smithies in Normandy, from a small town with a centuries old tradition of household copperware production. Also made in France – and where else? – are our cast iron casseroles; ‘mijoteuses’ in French, from the verb ‘mijoter’ (meaning ‘to simmer’ or to cook slowly on low heat). The forged iron frying pans are all made to tradition in old-established German smithies.
    All for a Festive Dinner: Pots, Pans and Roasting Trays

    Robust Lightweights: Gardening Tools

    Japanese Sickel HoeJapanese Sickel Hoe

    Two things certainly come with owning a garden: first, the obligation to look after plants and lawns all year round and second, in return for all the work, the reward of enjoying a summer out of doors. For the former we have a range of tools on offer, suitable for all kinds of gardening tasks and easy to use because of their light weight and extraordinary quality – they won’t wear you out. For example these small hedge shears with their lovely “feel”. The blades are of forged, extra sharp carbon steel and give a very precise cut. They weigh less than 500 grammes and are a real pleasure to use, even after a couple of hours’ shearing.
    Gardening Tools

    Transport and Storage of Tools

    Cotton Garden Tool BagCotton Garden Tool Bag

    A useful bag of sturdy cotton weave (used otherwise for deck-chairs) with eight side pockets that give you enough room for the transport and storage of small garden tools. The Manufactum Ash Tool Stand is a piece of furniture and as such will find room for long and short tools alike using the absolute minimum of space. The three bigger compartments take forks and spades with T- or D-shaped handle ends; the six smaller ones are for ordinary long-handled garden tools.
    Transport and storage of tools

    Add a New Shine. Ceiling Lights

    Why not put your rooms in a new light? Our wide range of ceiling lights provides excellent opportunities. The much admired Art Nouveau Berlin Brass lights will add an elegant shimmer to your hall, living room, or bedroom. Or, if you prefer a more tangible style, why not try one of the classic Bolich pendant lights? They come with black or white powder-coated steel shades in all kinds of different shapes or size, a braided cable – and they are manufactured in Germany. The Bolich Company, situated in the southern German region of Baden, near Karlsruhe, has a long tradition in the business. Our bathroom lights come from the Limburg Glassworks in Hesse, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of glass for lighting. Interior Lighting

    Landscaping. Garden Décor and Fences

    For home-owners who appreciate good workmanship and design a natural screen can be the perfect alternative to the conventional screening mat available in any chain store. Learn more about our other suggestions for decorating your garden or fencing in plants and ponds: for example our movable metal fence, flexible, multi-purpose and even suitable as shrub support; or the traditional hazel fences. Also in our range: large planting buckets made of oak wood and, for your rambler roses, a durable stainless steel climber trellis.
    Garden Décor and Fences


    Learn more about the irrigation appliances, sprinkler stands, and hoses we have in our range. The famous black hose with the wavy yellow line – the ‘golden snake’ – takes a lot of work to make. It’s expensive, we admit. Rubber hoses are in any case not cheap, but the ‘golden snake’ comes into the three-figure category: and rightly so, as it’ll last you a lifetime. Irrigation

    For a Sweet Tooth. Confectionery

    Fresh from orchard to jar – our citrus fruit marmalades are a breakfast classic. One is prepared from bitter oranges and comes from Lake Garda, the other is a Sicilian mandarin marmalade. For both the fruit are hand-picked and concocted the traditional way – to preserve all the flavour. Or try our delicious Bonnat chocolates from France, made from regional cocoas: you can taste where they come from! Our French ‘confiture de lait’ adds a creamy and sweet touch to your breakfast waffles or crêpes – perfect for a festive start into the day on Boxing Day (when you’ve opened all your presents). For a Sweet Tooth. Confectionery

    In Your Study. Organising and Writing

    At your service! Our big desk organizer provides enough room for just about anything the busy desk worker needs. It is put together on the unit construction principle – and how else, considering it has been designed by an architect. And as far as the writing goes – if you are among the few who are still sending out actual letters (on paper and handwritten with a pen, not just typed on a computer and forwarded via electronic mail!), check out our writing utensils and the ‘Original Crown Mill’ writing paper from Belgium. In Your Study. Organising and Writing

    Small but Powerful. Kaweco Liliput

    The Koch, Weber & Co. pen factory, founded in Heidelberg in 1883, was at one time one of the most important German manufacturers of fountain pens and accessories, and also one of the most ingenious. Their ‘Liliput’ model has now been reproduced with an aluminium body - the original was of ebonite. When closed, it’s only a little bigger than an ordinary filter cigarette. The cap is equipped with a two-way thread that can be used either to screw it tight or elongate it to a full-length pen. This way it’s small enough to fit into a shirt pocket or be used for hours of writing if need be. Kaweco have also made a leather case big enough for two Liliput pens. Kaweco Lilliput

    Make it Through the Winter. Warm Clothing

    Let it snow! Our winter overcoats and jackets will keep you warm in any winter weather – see for example our sheepskin jackets. They make use of the natural insulation of wool, as do our hand knitted ladies’ accessories from Scotland: thick lambswool scarves and caps. Made of a lighter wool felt – and still warming – is one of our classic men’s hats: the ‘Stetson’.
    Make it Through the Winter. Warm Clothing

    The Basic Essentials. Men’s Clothing

    A reference to the early days of motoring – when the car was still more an open coach and aeroplane pilots flew in open cockpits. Our sheepskin jacket provides protection against the elements for sure. With its soft curly fleece the natural material, mineral tanned, keeps you really warm in sub-zero temperatures and icy winds. The garment is truly unique – and in every detail based on a historic illustration from the 1920s. No less impressive are our light alpaca scarves with their special soft glow or the men’s shirts tailored from Swiss lanella, a mixed fabric of merino wool and cotton. And for a pair of winter wear shoes check out our sturdy yet elegant Dinkelacker Norwegian-style ankle boots. Men’s Clothing

    Fit for Winter. Warming Accessories

    Extra warm socks and stockings, gloves, mittens and also scarves make winter bearable – and they add colour to a grey and rainy winter day, like our bright and colourful Fair Isle accessories. Knitted from two-ply Scottish lambswool yarns these are really fit to keep you warm. Thick and soft and warming are our socks and stockings knitted from camel hair or pure new wool.
    From the Masters of Their Craft. Gloves, Mittens, Scarves, Socks

    Cutting Wood. Hardware

    Whether you need to chop firewood or cut a tree – maybe ‘shape’ the trunk of your Christmas tree to fit it into the tree stand – we have all the necessary tools. Our axes and hand choppers with hickory wood handles are hand forged with great care in Sweden and made from a special alloyed axe steel. Along with the hardware we have a rather complete range of ‘accessories’ on offer: a large firewood basked hand-woven from willow branches for example or a canvas firewood bag to keep beside the fireplace. Cutting Wood. Hardware

    More Than Just a Collector’s Item. Kösen Stuffed Animals

    They make a perfect gift (and not just for children). Genuine stuffed animals made in Bad Kösen, a small town in Saxony-Anhalt, East Germany, are among the finest you can find – not only in workmanship but also in design. Each one is handcrafted from up to 100 parts, and for every model, thorough studies of anatomy and movement are conducted in the animals’ natural environment or at the zoo. View our Kösen Collection here.
    More Than Just a Collector’s Item. Kösen Stuffed Animals

    Make Yourself Comfortable. Blankets

    Our blankets can all be used as ordinary blankets (of course). Some of them are so soft to the touch and warm enough that they will make up for a duvet, and some are hard wearing enough to replace a regular picnic blanket. The choice of materials ranges from pure new wool to a combination of exquisite merino and cashmere. Very rare and really unusual is our merino lambskin blanket – ten Spanish merino lambskins provide for one blanket alone. Spanish merino sheep are famous even today for their strong and protective hide and exceptionally soft wool, almost as tender to the touch as cashmere.Wool Blankets

    New Brooms Sweep Clean. Spring Cleaning

    Now that the days are finally getting longer again everyone is up and about to clean house. Windows have to be washed for a clear lookout on greener lawns and blooming spring flowers, furniture needs to be dusted, floors want to be wiped, corners cleaned and radiators freed from the past winter’s dust. All things essential for this task you will find in our range of products – from an ostrich feather duster to a cupboard brush with horsehair trimmings to the famous Selvyt micro fibre cleaning cloths. Often underestimated as a duster is real chamois leather, famed for its absorbent and, naturally, wringing out capacities – nothing works better when cleaning windows. Equally suitable, but for wiping tiles, laminated surfaces, or parquet floors: pure wool, as in our Vermont wool mop. Spring Cleaning

    Comfortable at Home or in a Hotel Room. Slippers

    Who said slippers were boring? We offer slippers carefully made of elk leather, wool from Tyrolean stone sheep, Coburg fox sheep, or one-piece wool-felt (with elegant velvet borders). Our slippers come from renowned Austrian makers, and it is our opinion that each has a certain ‘character’ that you don’t find elsewhere – they are true indoor shoes rather that simple footwear for the house.

    Rain or Shine. Coats and Jackets

    Different materials for different weather conditions – in our range of coats and jackets we present pieces of clothing old and new. For example, for the ladies an overcoat of Italian carded yarn loden cloth or – for the coldest days of winter – an Icelandic lambskin Coat. Our camel hair short coat for gentlemen is quite suitable for special occasions. And British designer Nigel Cabourn has revived for us a model of an original Navy surface jacket from the 1930s.


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