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10 artisan homeware pieces under £100

Words By Alice Florence Orr

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These hidden gems are perfect for updating your home on a smaller budget

Shopping ethically is often associated with big price tags, but for those of you looking for designer artisan pieces on a budget, we’re here to dispel that myth. At Bombinate, there are craftsmanship pieces to suit every pocket, and the best thing is that you can feel confident that everything has been made with high standards, from the quality of the materials to the fair wages paid to the artisans for their craft.

The best part of choosing small artisan brands? You’ll always find something unexpected. We’ve curated our pick of the best homeware treasures that come in at £100 or less. From 3D printed designer vases to lead-free glassware, we call these pieces our Hidden Gems.

01.

1616 Arita — Gray TY Palace Plate 220

Crafted in Japan, ceramics brand 1616 Arita pay homage to a traditional Japanese design called Aritayaki from the Artia region to craft elegant plates, cups and bowls. Their simplicity is their strength: these pieces are made for everyday use, yet harness a timeless elegance that means they’re guaranteed to look special on any table. The Palace Plate is crafted with a petal design that is effortlessly contemporary. Why not pick up another size to match?

02.

Sheyn — Lark Beige Zayl Vase

Take a look at this striking vase and you’d have no idea that it was made using an innovative 3D printing technique. Based in Vienna, architectural design studio Sheyn use 100% recyclable and eco-friendly PLA in their Zayl collection. By balancing architectural details with organic shapes, this unique vase has a texture that evokes the lines of nature. Not only will it look at home on most shelves, but it’s also a great talking point.

03.

The Default Co. — Found In Translation Set

Dedicated to crafting scents that evoke moments, feelings and memories, Sonny and Alex are a couple who make each candle by hand in their London-based workshop. The process takes anywhere between 24-48 hours and each scent — such as Found In Translation’s mint leaf, violet, cream, orris, cashmeran, fig jam, stracciatella and musk — comes with a story and virtual playlist to enrapture all of your senses. This set is the perfect artisan gift. Hint: they make mini candles, too.

04.

House Babylon — Beige Waffle Bathrobe

This little piece of luxury doesn’t break the bank. Bring that holiday feeling home with this boutique hotel-worthy bathrobe, made from organic hand-picked Turkish cotton and crafted in a sumptuous waffle material. House Babylon’s bathrobes are free of any harmful chemicals, so you can relax with peace of mind. Now all you need is some time off...

05.

Tu Las — Oak Wings Cutting Boards (set of 2)

We’re always rooting for the underdog — and so are Polish brand Tu Las, who craft wine racks and shelving out of what they refer to as the misfits of the forest: locally sourced wood with grains, knots and cracks. Ash, wild cherry, walnut and pear are just some of the woods this brand use, but this elegant set of cutting boards is crafted from oak. Lovingly hand-finished, no two sets are alike.

06.

Joy Resolve — Walnut Manual Coffee Brewer

Calling all coffee lovers, this is a hidden gem you should know about. London-based company Joy Resolve are passionate about coffee brewing, which is why they put all their knowledge into this FSC certified manual brewer. It features hand-blown glass and can brew tea, cold brew or your daily cup of joe. A little bit of everyday luxe that doesn’t cost the earth.

07.

NUDE — Vintage Martini Glasses (set of 2)

Beautifully crafted from lead-free glass, these Vintage Martini Glasses from NUDE are ideal for serving your pre-dinner cocktails when hosting at home. We can’t resist their retro style and long, elegant stem — but you shouldn’t expect anything less from a brand that boasts generations of master Turkish craftsmanship. These glasses make the perfect first home gift. Who’s for a mocktail?

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Linen Tales — Fine Waffle Towel in Sage

Dreams are made of this luxurious linen towel, crafted by family-run Lithuanian brand Linen Tales. They specialise in simple, high-quality linen pieces, from bedding to tablecloths. If you’re new to the delights of linen — there are many — the buttery-soft Fine Waffle Towel is the perfect place to start. Sustainable, biodegradable and contemporary, there’s nothing like an ethically made towel to wipe away your worries.

09.

Atelier Cph — Realism No. 44

This Danish design studio creates minimalist artworks that feature swoon-worthy textures and neutral colours, making them perfect for a home that’s big on natural hues. Founded by trend forecaster Sara Ingemann and art director Mandy Rep in 2012, Atelier Cph specialises in unique prints for modern tastes. Realism No. 44, like all of their pieces, is printed on 240g Matte Enhanced Fine Art Paper, this piece is a geometric delight — and looks much more expensive than the price tag.

10.

Santa Living — Adara Pillowcase

Not only is this cushion crafted with natural materials, but it's also inspired by nature, too. Santa Living's exclusive design is based on the striking rock formations in Tudela, located in a Spanish national park. Organic cotton and ethical craftsmanship make this cushion more than a millennial dream, it's also a hidden artisan gem.

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