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Lucy Kemp – Exquisite Jewellery That Doesn’t Cost The Earth

At the Boutique at House of Marbles, we believe that your shopping experience should be a real treat. A place where you can find beautiful accessories, luxury pampering products and wonderful gifts that will leave you and your loved ones feeling truly special. And, what can make you feel more treasured than slipping on a piece of exquisite jewellery?

Whilst the word ‘exquisite’ usually conjures up visions of hefty price tags, our range of Lucy Kemp Jewellery is not only easy on the pocket but also kind to the environment – perfect for the eco conscious shopper looking for a greener alternative to buying treats and gifts.

Hayle Beach, Cornwall

Designed and handmade in Cornwall, Lucy Kemp’s textured designs are inspired by the natural surroundings of her home and studio in Hayle. Lucy says, “My Wave bangle and hoop earrings are inspired by the sea which I am lucky enough to see every day from my shop window and when I walk the dog. I love taking inspiration from everything around me – the natural forms and textures of the Cornish landscapes. I find the sea to be so beautiful and relaxing and really enjoy incorporating it into my jewellery.”

Not only are Lucy Kemp’s designs unique and exclusively handmade, they are all fashioned from fully recycled sterling silver. But what is recycled sterling silver, and does it deliver the same quality as the non-recycled alternative?

Simply put, recycled sterling silver is precious silver that has not been mined. Instead, it has been extracted from other unwanted silver products. Interestingly, this can include extracts from electronics, scrap, and even medical equipment, as well as unwanted silver jewellery. Once separated, the silver is melted down and reused to make new silver pieces. No purity is lost during the process and therefore, the final product has the same high grade classification as the original silver.

Lucy adopted recycled sterling silver as her material of choice more than 10 years ago after a series of life events saw her exploring new ideas. She says, “There had been a fire in my old workshop so I had to work at home. My child was really young and I was only working part time. With no proper workshop it was really hard for the business, so I went through my scrap pot and melted up some unwanted pieces and created the Nugget bracelet. Ten years later it’s still a firm favourite.” We’re delighted to have the full Nugget range including the charm bracelet, pendant necklace, earrings and studs available to buy on our online shop.

In addition to delivering a high quality finish, the process of recycling sterling silver is far less damaging to the environment. By supporting makers who adopt an artisan approach to recycling silver, we can reduce the amount of energy used to extract the ore and cut out much of the CO2 that is released into the atmosphere through smelting and processing. Some suggest we can save 95% of the energy used in traditional extraction methods by recycling instead.

Lucy Kemp’s jewellery is not the only environmentally conscious product that we sell at the Boutique. We showcase a whole host of eco-friendly, sustainable brands including Bathing Beauty, St Eval Candles and Emma’s Soaps. All designed to make you feel truly special without it costing the earth!

See our full range of Lucy Kemp Jewellery at: https://boutique.houseofmarbles.com/category/jewellery/lucy-kemp-jewellery/

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Elie Beaumont – We’re the Perfect Match

Was there was ever a brand that was more perfect for Boutique at House of Marbles than Elie Beaumont?

With our shared emphasis on quality, classic styling and creativity, we fit together as flawlessly as their Crossbody Orange Handbag and Blue Diamond Strap. In Elie’s own words, their handbags showcase “a truly quintessential British style, representing this generation’s desire for distinctive, fun creations.” We couldn’t have said it any better ourselves.

Elie Beaumont Crossbody Bag in Orange, paired with the Blue Diamond Strap

Their handbags are turning heads in the fashion stakes, surprising and delighting customers both nationally and internationally. This beautiful synergy is exactly why you will find a colourful collection of Elie Beaumont handbags and signature interchangeable straps available from Boutique at House of Marbles.

Our Boutique is packed with a mix of classic, quirky and luxurious his and hers gifts, accessories and distinctive homewares. Many of these are from quintessentially British brands such as Powder UK, St Eval, Jellycat and many more. We pride ourselves in showcasing the avant-garde, so the Elie Beaumont range of handbags and straps is impeccably suited to our range.

Featured in the mainstream fashion media including Elle, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan, you will find an Elie Beaumont handbag flung across the body of many a fashion influencer on Instagram. And it is easy to see why they have become so iconic. With the vast range of colour options on the Crossbody bag and swappable strap designs, the styling options are endless.

Elie Beaumont Crossbody Bag in Green, paired with the Python Strap

The elegance and the quality of their craftsmanship will appeal to anyone with a classic and timeless style. However, switch up the straps and you get to express your mood, or match for a specific occasion. Or, simply pair up with the shoes you have picked that day.

Heading out for a glamourous evening of cocktails and fine dining? Then why not go glam and fuse the jet black bag with a touch of python, zebra or gold in the strap. Become a boho sensation and blend the green with the aztec strap. Or, simply act casual and combine the characterful orange or yellow carriers with the modish colour strip strap.

Elie Beaumont Black Crossbody Bag and Zebra Strap
Elie Beaumont Crossbody Bag in Black, paired with the Zebra Strap

The message here is to have fun with your fashion choices – be serious when it comes to quality.

Our range of Elie Beaumont handbags and straps are available to purchase now from Boutique at House of Marbles. Crossbody bags are available from £79 whilst the interchangeable straps are just £19.99 each. CLICK HERE to view our full range of handbags and purses