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Finding our French Pottery - The Lost Corner

We are thrilled that our latest order from our French potters has arrived. It has been in the making for the last two months, and is a reminder that their work takes time, but it is so worth the wait.  It is an interesting mix, including: casserole dishes, jugs, lamp bases, mixing and salad bowls. All available at www.thelostcorner.co.uk within the table-wear / Provençal section, or at 77 C…

A visit to our favourite wood-turner - The Lost Corner

Welcome to the workshop of our favourite wood-turner. Surrounded by his wood, chippings and tools, he is the creator of the mahogany lamps at The Lost Corner. We think he is a magician and love the way he turns a lump of wood into a polished and defined piece of work. Lamps available at The Lost Corner or on line.  Bespoke and painted lamps available on request.Best wishes, The Lost Corn…

Finding our embroidery villages in ASIA- The Lost Corner

At The Lost Corner, we are great admirers of hand embroidery. We think it channels many of the qualities we see in abundance amongst our craftspeople – skill that has taken many years to master and in many cases a skill that has been passed on through the generations, patience and attention to detail. We work with several embroidery villages in Asia, which we discovered in early 2016. Finding them…

Hand Blown Glass - The Lost Corner

At The Lost Corner, we are fascinated by the ancient art of glassblowing. The oldest known glass fragments were created in Mesopotamia, 16th Century B.C. As a result, we are pleased to be able to introduce our new glass offering. Each piece is handblown and individually prepared. We visited the glassblowers to understand their process and to see them at work. It is more intricate than we thought…

Sourcing Trip to Germany - The Lost Corner

At The Lost Corner we enjoy working with craftspeople and family businesses around the World. At the last count, we now work with businesses in fourteen different countries. Finding them is challenging and fun. We enjoy getting to know them and to understand their story.We have just got back from a trip to Germany, where we spent time with the porcelain company we work with. We try and combine a b…