Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Romantic Poets All-Occasion Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. Eight different cards featuring various poets are included in this pack.
Christina Rossetti Christmas Cards
love came down at christmas, love all lovely, love divine; love was born at christmas: star and angels gave the sign. -christina rossetti
Van Gogh Sunflowers Silk Chiffon Scarf
This vibrant scarf is inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s sunflower paintings that comprise one of the most famous series of works in art history. To Van Gogh, the sunflower (tournesol, in French, “turn to the sun”) symbolized gratitude; Paul Gauguin called the paintings “completely Vincent.”
Flowers Correspondence Set
It’s as fun to send this correspondence as it is to receive it. Decide which cards or writing paper, envelopes and stickers to use together to create an original combination—or mix and match with other plain stationery. The components can be mixed and matched in endless combinations.
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This gently romantic sterling silver pin is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, or any occasion when one wants to express affection... or something stronger. Based on a series of drawings by Gorey, creator of more than 100 works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
William Morris Pink Honeysuckle Hardcover Journal
The design of this small hardcover journal is based on William Morris’s celebrated honeysuckle pattern, originally printed on cotton fabric with natural dyes. The image reflects his abiding interest in naturalism.
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." As befitting the personal nature of the sentiment, Walt Whitman’s line has been stamped inside this cuff, a private message to a beloved recipient.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery on this scarf is based on that in books of hours, medieval manuscripts embellished with intricate borders and initial letters depicting flowers and leaves, vines and tendrils, buds and berries—motifs reproduced here and printed in the opulent colors used in those works.
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique cover for "The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems". The binding was originally crafted in 1910 in London, by Riviere and Son, bookbinders to the Royal Family.
Whitman Square Inch Bracelet
"Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch.” Walt Whitman’s beautiful line has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Bodleian Library Silk Chiffon Scarf
This artful silk chiffon scarf features a montage of Victorian and Edwardian girls’ books with enchanting period titles ("Queen of the Dormitory," "The Girl of One Hundred Dresses" and more), collated by the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Shakespeare Sonnet 116 Möbius Bracelet
Several lines from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 (“Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments…”), one of his best-known, are engraved on this sterling silver möbius bracelet.
Jane Austen Socks
It’s cold and drafty in those English country houses; those shivering Bennet sisters would have appreciated these cozy socks.
Classic Calligraphy Set
This 32-piece calligraphy set is appropriate for both beginning and more advanced calligraphers. The set includes four refillable pens, five classic nibs, 20 ink cartridges in seven different colors, an introduction booklet, and an exercise booklet. Packaged in an attractive gift tin.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.
Jane Austen All-Occasion Cards
Steventon Rectory was the Austen family home for the first twenty-five years of Jane Austen’s life. It was here she wrote the first drafts of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. Eight cards (two each of four designs) depict various places Jane lived.
Monet Water Lilies Silk Chiffon Scarf
Our 'Monet Water Lilies' scarf is inspired by the work of French impressionist artist Claude Monet (1840 - 1926). This blue and green scarf is crafted from sheer, lightweight, ethereal silk chiffon and finished with traditional, artisan hand rolled hems. The generous rectangular size of this scarf makes it eminently wearable, suitable for stylish day or evening wear.
Cressida Bell Bloomsbury Silk Chiffon Scarf
“The bohemian English circle that included Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, and Vanessa Bell revolted against Victorian formality—and their casually ornamental style is inspiring designers today.”—The New YorkerThe design on this aqua and coral silk chiffon scarf was created by the contemporary artist Cressida Bell and reflects the influence of her well-known Bloomsbury Group forebears (Quentin Bell was her father, Vanessa Bell her grandmother).
Cluny Tapestry Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design of this scarf is based on imagery of the six Lady and Unicorn tapestries in the Musée de Cluny, Paris, thought to represent a meditation on earthly pleasures. The hems are hand rolled and sewn, not stitched; the scarf is large enough to wear as a light shawl.