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Native Welsh Sycamore bookmark handmade in Wales - the perfect little gift for a nature loving book worm.... Sustainably sourced wood.
This bookmark would make a lovey gift for someone who is a lover of both trees and books! It is made from wood sourced by us during our woodland management work.
Dimensions: approximately 15 - 21cm long (photos give actual length of each bookmark). The photographs show the front and back of each bookmark.
gorlech are Claire and Paul, woodcrafters based in rural West Wales.
This item was hand-crafted by us in our home workshop from wood we sourced ourselves whilst managing a local woodland. We are passionate about the importance of woodlands and the role that wood can play in shaping a more sustainable future.
Wood is a unique, in that – if harvested correctly - it is a completely sustainable, carbon-neutral and zero-waste material. It is also warm, tactile and inherently beautiful. Our ancestors knew this, and we hope to follow in their tradition by providing high-quality, hand-crafted alternatives to the mass-produced items sold in big stores across the globe.
By purchasing this item you will be joining us on our journey to put wood back in our homes and our hearts.
The item you receive will be the item in the displayed photos.
Care and maintenance information - As the product has been waxed, to care for it simply wipe over with a damp cloth or duster (never submerge in water).
We will aim to post your item within 3 working days (delivery times to be agreed individually for custom orders)
Estimated shipping times:
- North America: 5-10 business days
- Europe: 3-5 business days
- UK: 2-5 business days
If you would like to receive an item quicker than the estimated shipping time given above, please message us and we will research alternative postage options for you.
Most of items are sent via the Parcel2Go service. We will provide you with a Parcel2GoTracking number when we dispatch your order. We usually select either Hermes or Parceforce to deliver our items to you. We take out insurance cover for all items.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.
We are not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
If an item is lost or damaged in transit, we will contact the courier and obtain instructions from them as to what evidence is needed to make a claim. We might need, for example, photographic evidence of damage. Provided we receive requested information, we will refund the buyer for the item and postage costs, and then seek to claim these costs back from the courier.
If returning an unwanted item, it is the buyers responsibility to arrange and pay for return shipping. We recommend that buyers select a tracked service. A refund of the original item value will be given upon successful receipt of the item (provided it is in its original condition). Shipping charges will not be refunded.
Our products (and the packaging for our products) are not toys and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age due to small parts.
Many of our products are made of surplus, recycled or 'waste wood'. Consequently there may be marks, blemishes and splits on the product, but these will not compromise the structural integrity of the item (i.e. we do not sell products that we think will break with normal use!). We think that these marks, blemishes and splits are what gives our pieces their individual and rustic charm.
All of our items are finished with our homemade beeswax and raw Tung oil ‘butter’ to bring out the best in our wood products. Where an item is intended for food use, we use ‘Tung Oil’ (which is safe for this purpose and doesn’t leave an unpleasant taste which could contaminate food). Items with evidence of woodworm have been appropriately treated.
Our candle / tealight / incense holders are designed for use by responsible adults only – never leave a naked flame unattended.
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Dec 10, 2021
Lovely item. Perfect.
Feb 14, 2021
This was a birthday present and they really liked it, it also arrived very nicely packaged I would recommend
Jan 17, 2021
Great philosophy “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Superb finish on product and a hand written note from the sellers which is a really nice touch. Thank you Claire and Paul
Dec 15, 2020
High quality and very quick delivery
Dec 11, 2020
Great quality, sustainably sourced wooden book mark! Loved the personal hand written message. Thanks Claire and Paul :)