Ernest curates: beauty in simplicity

Enjoy Ernest's curation of carefully-crafted things for the home, made in Britain and Ireland, from Simple Shape

The (Not Just For) Bread Basket Woven in willow, this basket is simple, practical, beautifully made and will last for a very long time. £34

The (Not Just For) Bread Basket
Woven in willow, this basket is simple, practical, beautifully made and will last for a very long time. £34

Elliott Ceramic Cup  Simply stunning hand-thrown cups. The stain is worked into the clay leaving a delicate marbled pattern. £24 each

Elliott Ceramic Cup 
Simply stunning hand-thrown cups. The stain is worked into the clay leaving a delicate marbled pattern. £24 each

Jono Smart ‘Centre’ Egg Cup This slate-black egg cup will cradle a large egg beautifully, but its architectural design may steal the breakfast table limelight! £15

Jono Smart ‘Centre’ Egg Cup
This slate-black egg cup will cradle a large egg beautifully, but its architectural design may steal the breakfast table limelight! £15

405 Line Blanket A statement piece, not an over statement. The monochrome palette is reversible, woven in 100% wool in Wales. £320

405 Line Blanket
A statement piece, not an over statement. The monochrome palette is reversible, woven in 100% wool in Wales. £320

Ash Trivet Each ash segment in this trivet is carved and linked together by hand. An aesthetic object that will protect your table. £70

Ash Trivet
Each ash segment in this trivet is carved and linked together by hand. An aesthetic object that will protect your table. £70

BTU Studio Glass Cylinder  A hand-blown glass cylinder threaded with white glass strands.  £50

BTU Studio Glass Cylinder 
A hand-blown glass cylinder threaded with white glass strands.  £50

Sue Pryke Charcoal Pourer A jug for milk, cream or whatever you fancy, handmade by Leicestershire potter Sue Pryke. Simple. Gorgeous. £25

Sue Pryke Charcoal Pourer
A jug for milk, cream or whatever you fancy, handmade by Leicestershire potter Sue Pryke. Simple. Gorgeous. £25

Wooden Owl Toy This stackable owl is skillfully designed and beautifully made by Saturday Workshop in Dublin. For children big and small. £30

Wooden Owl Toy
This stackable owl is skillfully designed and beautifully made by Saturday Workshop in Dublin. For children big and small. £30

Mr Badger & Mr Fox Wonderful creatures handmade by textile artist Mimi Soan. They are lightly weighted so they stand up tall. £65 each

Mr Badger & Mr Fox
Wonderful creatures handmade by textile artist Mimi Soan. They are lightly weighted so they stand up tall. £65 each

Jigsaw Food Board Whether your dining setting is formal or relaxed, chic or rustic, these boards will look striking as the centre piece. £30 

Jigsaw Food Board
Whether your dining setting is formal or relaxed, chic or rustic, these boards will look striking as the centre piece. £30 

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