Gifts for Dad

By Jo Varney Father’s Day is fast approaching and sometimes Dads can be notoriously tricky to buy for! If you feel like mixing things up a little this year and finding an alternative to the standard PJs, socks and Liquorice Allsorts, then look no further – I have gathered together a selection of some of the best new products available from the Cooksongold range, and I can … [Read more...]

Perfect Gifts for Easter

By Jo Varney Everybody celebrates Easter in their own particular way. Regardless of religion, most families and communities will come together for a meal of some sort and indulge in the exchange of small gifts, and (the maybe not so small) chocolate eggs to celebrate new life and also the coming of Spring. To me Easter is a happy and hopeful time of year filled with … [Read more...]

Top Gifts for Mum

By Jo Varney Woe betides anyone who forgets Mother’s Day (which if you don’t already know is March 26th this year). Upset Mum and you could be regretting it for days, weeks or maybe even months if you’ve been really bad! So, to ensure that doesn’t happen why not browse through some of our Mother’s Day inspired gifts? To give you a helping hand you will find some of our top … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day 2017

Nobody could say that we are not romantic here at Cooksongold, and we have ensured that our ranges reflect this with some great ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts this month. We have some fabulous finished jewellery and packaging for those looking for a gift ready to give; but also many projects and love inspired findings for those with a little more time to spare – and some of … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2016

By Jo Varney Yes, it’s that time of year again. Christmas has well and truly begun now that December is here and I’m sure I’m not alone in a creeping sense of slight panic which is beginning to wash over me. With so much choice at our fingertips, finding great gifts can sometimes be a bit of a daunting task. So, I have scoured the web pages on your behalf and unearthed a few … [Read more...]

What To Buy The Jewellery Maker In Your Life

Beginners-Jewellery-Tool Kit

Inspirational Gifts For Jewellery Makers Are you searching for the perfect gift for the jewellery maker in your life this holiday season? Perhaps your partner has been wishing for a luxury beading tool? Or you’re buying for a budding silversmith, looking to learn a new skill? Agonising over which gifts to buy can be stressful. That’s why we’ve put together our top gift ideas … [Read more...]

Christening Gift Inspiration

When Princess Charlotte (daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) was christened last year, much ado was made of the gifts that some of the world’s richest and most influential well wishers would deem fitting for the young Princess. Top of the lavish list came an oil painting of a 1937 film poster for Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which was commissioned by ‘a … [Read more...]

Fabulous and Under a Fiver

Christmas is rapidly approaching so I’m here to help you find those interesting stocking fillers which won’t break the bank. Here is my annual round up of my favourite fabulous things this year: Beadalon Medium Storage Stack (999 098P) I have raved about these stacking storage containers before and I shall continue to enthuse about them as I just think they are so … [Read more...]

Seasonal Tips – Festive Gifts

December 3rd was forecast to be the busiest day of the year for online purchases, and initial reports have shown that it not only lived up to expectations but in fact smashed them. It was the biggest and busiest Cyber Monday ever for online retailers in Britain, with internet users making  112 million visits to e-commerce sites, marking the most ever seen by the retail … [Read more...]