Here is a just selection of local art and crafts available at Speldiburn.

For information about the many more items we have available and for purchase details, please contact Bressay Development Limited.

You can purchase any of the items shown by phone or email. Please visit our contact details page for contact information. Please quote the item code(s) that you are wanting to purchase.

Made in Bressay

Colourful handmade gifts include painted Shetland stone and sea-glass ornaments, pictures and decorated mirrors, all made on the island.

A Day in the Year

Katrina Christie Loynd of ‘A Day in the Year’ makes both customised and ready-to-order planner inserts and Family Organiser Calendars. Examples can be found at her website www.adayintheyear.co.uk. At Speldiburn, we also have a selection of Katrina’s intricate and colourful flower crowns for both children and adults.

Shetland Sea Glass

Dion Wilkinson launched ‘Shetland Sea Glass’ in 2016. She searches Shetland’s coastlines for sea glass, pottery and driftwood and uses her finds to make unique buttons, pieces of jewellery and wall art. At Speldiburn, we have a selection of leather bracelets, pendants and necklaces crafted with sterling silver, and also sea-glass pictures and gift bottles.


Find out more about Shetland Sea Glass at https://shetlandseaglass.uk.

Smirk

Caricature work and paintings from the famous Shetland Times cartoonist Stephen Gordon. We have a range of framed and unframed prints including humorous pictures of local livestock, wildlife and Shetlanders!

Garth's Croft Cards

Greetings cards from Garths Croft, a small holding on the island specialising in native and heritage breeds. These lovely cards show traditional Shetland sheep in their various shades, and are left blank for your own message. For more information and to follow life on the croft, visit https://www.instagram.com/garthscroftbressay/?hl=en

Cards £2 each (includes envelope)

John Birnie

John is a self-taught artist who makes highly detailed coloured pencil drawings inspired by the scenery, wildlife and nature of Shetland. We currently have a range of colourful and scenic greetings cards, which show Shetland at its most beautiful. For more information about John's art work visit https://www.jbscolouredpencilart.co.uk/

Cards are £2.50 each (includes envelope)

Pat Tulloch Jewellery

These unique and eye-catching pieces of jewellery are made here in Bressay. Necklaces, bracelets and earrings are beautifully presented in gift boxes as single pieces and also in matching sets

Rozanne’s Crafts

Rozanne makes charming hand crafted and hand painted decorations for the home. These hanging decorations, free-standing pieces and painted signs make lovely gifts for every occasion.

‘GillyB’

Designer and illustrator GillyB makes original paper cut art, prints and contemporary homewares from her Scalloway studio. Since moving to Shetland in 2016, she’s taken inspiration from the islands’ coastlines, birds, cliffs and harbours, using a range of media to capture delightful moments from nature and from life lived by the sea. Here at Speldiburn, we currently have a lovely range of GillyB’s papercut and mixed media greetings cards.

Cards are £2.60 each (includes envelope)

R.A.M Knitwear

R.A.M is a fun and fresh custom knitwear design company, creating unique fashion and promoting the versatility of knitting craftsmanship using Shima Seiki design systems and industrial knitting machines.

“Our products are eco sustainable - our ethos is to utilise end of season/production cones of yarn (unloved yarn) which gives a unique product as there may only be enough for 2 or 3 pieces during manufacturing. Luxury yarns we love to use are Merino/Silk/Lambswool/Shetland wool. Our mini factory is based within the Bressay School and we have a shop in Lerwick's Commercial Street” – Roisin McAtamney of R.A.M Knitwear.

A limited selection of styles can be viewed online at https://www.r-a-m-knitwear.co.uk/shop, and a full selection is available in R.A.M Knitwear’s Lerwick shop.

For more details please contact R.A.M. Knitwear via the website or Facebook

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