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Ceramic photo keepsake box

Personalised ceramic gifts

Beautiful handmade ceramic keepsakes and ornaments, the ideal gifts for Christenings, Weddings, engagements and other special occasions.

My name is Kate Charlton and I'm a ceramicist who lives and works from my studio based in Manchester. I love working with clay and have been doing so for over eight years, taking baby's imprints and producing personalised gifts for occasions such as christenings, weddings and other important milestones in life.

Everything in my shop is handmade to order, and can be customised and personalised exactly to your taste. This ranges from choosing the names, dates and messages written on your item, to the colours, patterns, shapes and ribbons used in the decoration. I enjoy making beautiful, contemporary gifts and keepsakes that not only capture special moments and celebrate precious memories, but also create something that will fit beautifully into any home.

I always love hearing from my customers so if you have a certain design in mind, or an option that you cannot see listed, don't hesitate to contact me and I'll see what I can do!

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About us..

Uniquely personalised ceramic gifts and keepsakes handmade in Manchester

I pride myself on creating high quality, personalised gifts that create truly special keepsakes. Everything is handmade by myself from start to finish and has a great deal of love poured into each item!

Working with clay is a truly delicate, and time consuming process - a real labour of love. I hand-build all of my boxes and keepsakes from scratch, and cast some of the more complicated forms using moulds I have made. Once time has been allowed for drying and prep and they have been fired in my kiln, I start the decorating process, and this is where i can personalise the items to your taste. I use a variety of decorating techniques, from hand painting and glazing, to using high quiality ceramic transfers to fire the image into the surface of the clay. The result is a contemporary range of beautiful handmade gifts and keepsakes which make really thoughful and unique gifts for christenings, weddings, anniversarys, engagements and much more.

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    "I bought this as a gift for the bride from her bridesmaids... we couldn't be happier with it, and the bride loves it! Its a simple charming little gift that anyone with an ounce of taste would appreciate. Kate's communication after a query I made was excellent, and I was really impressed with both the quality of the product and the service provided. Couldn't be better! Thank-you!"
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    "Kate Charlton ceramics provided a fantastic service. I had left things quite last minute and consequently if the gift had arrived on the anticipated date it would have been too late for the occasion in question. I emailed Kate when I placed the order, and she replied immediately (and on a Saturday night I might add!) setting out that she would do her best to get the product to me by the date I had requested but also explaining that there were certain issues that could potentially hold it up. The order came well within time and the product was absolutely brilliant. I was hugely impressed with the obvious commitment to the business and the hard work that went into delivering the product in a tighter timescale. Thank you for a very positive experience."
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    "I was so happy when I received this stunning dish.. It is such a beautifully made gift and I couldn't wait to give it to my friend for her engagement. Kate was brilliant and went above and beyond to get my order to me sooner as well as answer any of my questions so quickly.. I will defiantly be a returning customer.. thanks so much again!"
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    "I love this so much. Its turned out better than I ever thought it would! Can't wait to give it as a present."
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Press Comments

""21 Little Gifts That Will Make A House A Home""
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Dec 2016

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All products will be sent second class signed for via the Royal Mail. I offer express delivery on all items.

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Returns Address

8 Cranleigh Drive, Brooklands, Sale, Manchester, M33 3PL, GB

Terms and Conditions

On the rare occasion a product arrives damaged, or with any mistakes, a full refund or a replacement will be offered. Please note that while replacement items will always be handled as a priority and rushed through, it can still take up to 4 days to make as they are handmade from scratch.

We pride ourselves on our aftercare service, so if you have any questions or complaints, don't hesitate to get in touch.

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