Aurora Jewellery from Orkney

We have just had a delivery of beautiful Aurora Jewellery from Orkney.

Aurora use traditional methods and tools to create unique pieces, each of which combines a freshness of design with quality craftsmanship, overseen by master craftsman Steven Cooper.  Although made in the traditional way the jewellery designs are really contemporary.  Many of the sterling silver pieces are finished with 9ct gold detailing which make the pieces feel really fresh.

Traditional methods and tools are used to create unique pieces of jewellery. Each marries fresh design with quality craftsmanship, which cannot be replicated by modern machine manufacturing techniques.

Each piece of Aurora jewellery has an appeal beyond the conventional markets forging a new link between traditional skill and innovative design.

We are delighted to be stocking the Elska, Glide and Forget-me-not collections.

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Spring is nearly here

Spring its nearly here

Spring is nearly here and keep asking where did January go?  It has flown by and like many of us I am much happier that we are heading into February – mostly because that is when all the new Spring/Summer 2019 ranges are starting to arrive in the shop.  I often get a surprise when they arrive as they were ordered ages and ages ago.  It is always a pleasant surprise though, like today when I unpacked all the new Busy B stationery.  I had forgotten how lovely the new spring summer colours and textures were.  We have notebooks, address books and  beautiful stylus pens.  Don’t tell anyone but we also have password reminder books  (we are NOT recommending you write passwords down!! – but they are handy) – as ever with a piece of Busy B stationery there is always a couple of many wee pockets or stickers that are oh so useful and add value if you are giving the items as a gift.

We also have some lovely new Baby keepsake boxes for boys or girls and a beautiful soft grey Grandparents keepsake book which make a great gift for new grandparents.

Anyway pop in soon to see all the lovely new Spring/Summer 2019 stationery gifts from Busy B.



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New – Fabulous Reusable Drinking Straws

New in – Fabulous Reusable Drinking Straws

We have just received our delivery of fabulous reusable drinking straws – more and more people are aware of the damage that plastic does to our planet and our friends at Really Good have come up trumps with a solution.  The new range of fabulous reusable drinking straws will make ideal stocking fillers and are a Really Good useful gift too.  Made from stainless steel the straws come with a dinky cleaning brush and a zip up pouch that will keep them clean in your bag until you are ready to party!

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Caroline Gardiner Autumn Winter 2018

Selection of gifts from Caroline GardinerCaroline Gardiner Autumn Winter 2018 now instore

Caroline Gardner is best known as one of the UK’s leading and most prolific stationery and gift designers.

Her distinctive designs now stretch across various product categories, including paper, accessories and lifestyle, all linked by her design hand print of quirky use of colour and placement.


We are delighted to have just received the latest collection which as well as a selection of fantastic birthday and occasion cards and wrap also includes lovely address books, notebooks and pen sets.   For Autumn Winter 2018 we have extended our range to include travel accessories including the ultimate travel companion – a classic travel wallet, which is both a passport holder and travel document wallet in one.  We are also stocking a beautiful jewellery travel case in a lustrous metal finish and a choice of two jewellery rolls, a mini in black velvet and a larger one with the rose gold elongated dot finish, so you can safely pack your jewellery when travelling; perfect for delicate and precious pieces wherever you are in the world. The jewellery travel rolls have gorgeous interior details, with zipped pockets and sections for rings and earrings.

Looking for a gift for a girl who has everything? This could be just the place to find something that is sure to be treasured.


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Brand New Jellycat

Brand New Jellycat

has just arrived in store at Malt Kiln Gifts. Last week we had our annual buying trip to Harrogate, Home and Gift and we saw lots of new and exciting products which we are looking forward to stocking.

The Jellycat stand is always one of our favourites to visit as its such fun to see all the new characters.  We interviewed the best and these guys made the grade.  We were delighted to unpack them earlier today.  Pop into the shop soon and meet them for yourself – we are pretty certain you will want to take at lease one of them home!

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Gifts for Babies

Gifts for Babies

are always a delight to buy and we have a great selection to choose from.  We have just changed the window to include the fabulous Rufus Rabbit range of rattles with scrunchy ears, beanie toys and the melamine dinner service and cutlery.  Most of the Rufus products  come in their own box or gift bag which means they are perfect gifts.

As well as Rufus Rabbit gifts we also stock the fabulous Jellycat range – all cats have nine lives but Jellycats have wonderful lives!  We have the ever popular bashfulls and fuddlewuddles in bunnies, unicorns, puppies and elephants to name just a few.


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Just arrived in store – L’Occitane special offers for 2018

Just arrived in store – L’Occitane special offers for 2018


Just arrived in store are two L’Occitane special offers for 2018, available whilst stocks last.

Firstly a Aromachologie Hair Care Duo, which includes a 300ml repairing shampoo and a 250ml repair conditioner.  This represents great value for money with a saving of £10  on the standard retail price.The repairing hair collection is the ideal treatment for dry and damaged hair.  These silicone-free hair formulas are made with a proven recipe of five essential oils, yang-ylang, sweet orange, lavender, geranium and angelica which will leave your hair repaired, smoothed ad shiny.  We have limited stocks so pop in soon to grab this great bargain.

We also have a fabulous free gift when you spend £35 or more on L’Occitane.  This beautiful navy bag contains a 35ml Shea shower oil,, 50 g Shea extra gentle milk soap, 50ml shea ultra rich body cream and a 10ml shea hand cream.  Again stocks are limited so pop in soon to take advantage of this lovely free gift.


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You are invited to our Christmas Shopping Evening

You are invited to our Christmas Shopping Evening

With less than 4 weeks to go to the big day, why not add some fun to your Christmas Shopping experience?  Malt Kiln Gifts will be open on Thursday 30 November between 6 pm and 8 pm and you are invited to join us.  There will be a glass of bubbly on arrival and a 10% discount on all purchases made on the night.  We look forward to seeing you there.

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Collier Campbell Gifts

Collier Campbell Gifts now in stock

We are delighted to be stocking some beautiful new Collier Campbell gifts.

Collier Campbell was founded in the 1960s by sisters Susan Collier and Sarah Campbell. French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent used designs by Collier Campbell as the inspiration for his first ever ready-to-wear collection in 1971.  Collier Campbell then went on to collaborate with many of the world’s top designers, retailers and manufacturers including Liberty, Habitat, Jaeger and Conran. The designs have won many awards and can be found in several museum collections featuring the best of modern design including the V&A Museum, London.

Collier Campbell designs are all hand painted and this gives them a fluidity and freshness that computer generated designs just can’t match. As well creating new designs for collections and products they have a wonderful design library that they use for inspiration by updating designs and colours.

Collier Campbell are passionate about colour and pattern and want their fabulous designs available on great quality products for everyone to enjoy. We have a range of beautiful scarves and toilet bags from Quintessential and a range of reed diffusers and candles hand made in Cumbria by Wax Lyrical.

One of my favourite scarves is the Florista Design a fine pure wool scarf with a vibrant mix of flowers and stripes in a rainbow of gorgeous colours.  With a lightly fringed hem and generous length and width, it feels beautifully soft to wear as a scarf or a wrap and will add a pop of colour to any outfit. The scarfs come in a tissue-lined dove grey gift box, stamped with the iconic Bird on a Branch logo to make the most beautiful Christmas, birthday or anniversary present.

The range of home fragrance products include diffusers, glass filled candles and candle tins.  Fragrances are Rose and Oud, Vanilla and Amber, Pomegranate and Cedarwood and Jasmine and Sandalwood.  The fantastic fragrances of the candles are matched with designs that somehow capture the right mix of contemporary and vintage design.

Some people have started shopping for Christmas –  if you haven’t, why not pop into the shop to see the new collection –  you might be inspired!





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Free Gift With Purchase – L’Occitane

Your Free Gift – When you spend £40 on L’Occitane*

Spend £40 or more on L’Occitane and receive this lovely free gift while stocks last. (*one gift per customer).

Your gift includes : Aromachologie pillow mist 15ml, lavender foam bath 100ml, verbena shower gel 75ml and shea verbena soap 50g, all presented in a dinky wee basket that would make a lovely bathroom accessory.  This selection gives you a chance to sample some L’Occitane best sellers and try the products before you buy the full size items.  The sample sizes are also great if you are away for a weekend or to take to the gym.

The new gift sets have also just arrived and we have 2 mens fragrances, L’Occitan and the new Homme Cedrat.

Included in the L’Occitan set at £32 is shower gel body & hair 250ml, shaving gel 30ml, after-shave balm 30ml and soap 100g all in a handy re-usable tin.

The Homme Cedrat collection includes eau de toilette 75ml, shower gel 75ml, after-shave 30ml and soap 50g.  The collection comes in a sturdy re-usable tin and is £49.

The ladies selection this year includes the very popular refreshing verbena collection which includes shower gel 250ml, body lotion 70ml, cooling hand cream gel 30ml, eau de toilet 10ml and shea-verbena soap 50g.  This sparkling and refreshing perfume awakens the body and the spirit.  £30

For the first time we are stocking the Almond gift set, which includes shower oil 250ml, bonne mere milk soap 100g, almond milk concentrate 100ml and Amanda Delicious Hands 30ml priced at £47.

Smaller gift sets also include a petit hand cream trio of 10ml hand creams in almond, shea butter and cherry blossom at £9 and a hand cream trio of the same 3 fragrances in a 30ml size for £22.

Pop in soon to claim your free gift with purchase as stocks are limited and we don’t expect to have them available for long.



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