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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Looking to save a bit of money this Christmas? A lot of our purse strings are tightening around this time of year and, with parties, food and drink to cater for, it’s not surprising that a lot of us want to cut back our spending on presents. But how can you cut down your costs […]

The Many Wonderful Uses Of Glass Jars!

Think that jars are only for selling food in? Think again! The humble jar is a versatile object that, when you use your imagination, can be transformed into many wonderful things and have many fantastic uses! From presenting your food in unusual ways, to creating stunning household display items, we’ve got some great ideas on […]

Jazz Up Your Jam!

Fed up of the same old strawberry jam on toast for breakfast? Well it’s currently jam-making season, so you can do something about it! The fruit is ripe for picking, ready to be turned into all sorts of tasty creations; whether it’s a fruit pie, crumble or jam. But why not veer away from the […]

How To Make Sloe Gin

Now don’t panic everyone, but at the time of this article being published, it is just under 13 weeks until Christmas Day! But no fear, we have a great present idea that you can start putting into action right now, ready to give to your friends and family this festive season: homemade sloe gin! It’s […]

Get Creative With Our Glass Candle Jars

There’s just something special about candles that we can’t put our fingers on. Whether it’s summer or winter, spring or autumn, you can use candles all around your house and garden in many ways: to relax in the bath, to use as a light source, to use as a fragrance and even just for decorative purposes! […]

Le Parfait – the jars that keep on giving

The perfect glass gift jars Whether you love it or hate it, Christmas isn’t far away. Some overly organised people will have already bought all of their Christmas presents this year. However, we know that many of you won’t have had the time to think about what to get for people. For those of you […]

New Eagle decanter bottle for high-flying spirits

                        Eagle decanter bottle The eagle-eyed among you may have spotted the new addition to our family, a rare breed of packaging – the Eagle decanter bottle. All puns aside, this is a fine specimen of a bottle. These days, many glass spirit and […]

Swing top glass bottles – traditional yet trendy

                      Fed up with using crown caps to seal your glass drinks bottles? Sick of the sight of capping tools? Prefer to use a glass bottle that’s on trend, but still has a vintage style? We’ve got just the thing!   Swing top glass bottles […]

Specimen tubes and vials – 6 alternative uses

  Glass specimen tubes and vials are mainly used in the chemistry, pharmaceutical, biology and biotechnology fields, for the collection and storage of organisms, chemical solutions and samples. These strong, reliable containers are manufactured from glass, which has good resistance to a range of chemicals and other liquids, powders, and capsules.   Our specimen tubes […]

A jar for every occasion – new glass jars in stock

  You may have noticed the terms ‘Marasca’, ‘Polo’ and ‘Mason’ being bandied about on our website recently (if you don’t have a clue what they mean, they’re the names of our recently added glass oil bottles, drinks bottle and jar). Well on top of that, we now have even more fancy new names to […]



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