3 Beautiful Bespoke Gifts with Meaning

We know our customers very well – we often work with them at some of the most important and emotional times of their lives – so it’s always a real pleasure to be approached to solve the problem of creating a very special gift for them.

Here are just three of the commissions we’ve completed recently. Combining our customers’ ideas and the fine craftsmanship of our team of artists, we have come up with designs that are beautiful, unique and meaningful.

Q: What Can I Make with My Mother’s Diamonds? One customer recently came to us asking for ideas for how to incorporate the diamonds from his mother’s rings into a gift for his wife.

A: Our team of artists got straight to work on designing this stunning and unique pendant in 18ct white gold. Combining their baby’s tiny miniaturised feet with the exquisite diamonds, we created a lovely piece full of meaning. It encapsulates new life, family love and a legacy passed down from generation to generation.

Silver Mini Baby Feet Pendant With Diamonds

We just love it, and so does one very happy customer: “She loved it so much. Thank you for making it all possible and can’t wait to do another one soon ;-)”

Q: What Can I Make with My Children’s Drawings? Grandma’s 70th birthday was coming up and Felix and Balthasar wanted to draw her some lovely pictures. Dad wanted to find a way to preserve them forever as a gift… How could we help?

Children's Drawings of Fishing A: We suggested getting these utterly delightful and unique artworks hand engraved onto the finest quality handmade silver photo frames:

Hand Engraved Silver Frames
Silver Hand Engraved Frames

All that remained was for Grandma to choose a photo of each of the boys to pop in the frames. “The drawings are so precious, but the frames are so unusual and unique and I’ll be able to enjoy them forever!”

Q: What Can I Make with My Wife’s Wedding Roses? A customer secretly kept and dried a rose head from his wife’s wedding bouquet and was looking for a way use them in a beautiful gift for Christmas.

A: Using dried flowers or petals in jewellery is a well-known way of preserving precious memories, so using that idea we came up with a truly luxurious pendant.

We suspended the gently crushed petals in a resin orb which we set in white gold and finished with a diamond-encrusted bail. The engraving of His and Hers initials either side of a heart added that final personal touch.

Dried Wedding Rose Flower Pendant “The pendant was beautiful and showed great craftsmanship. My wife certainly loved it and has worn it many times already”


Celebrating Our Brothers and Sisters

In the USA, most states celebrate Siblings Day on 10th April.  While we don’t mark this day in the UK, we think it’s a great idea that should be celebrated all over the world.  After all, we’ve known our siblings all our lives, and they know us better than anyone, so why not stop and appreciate these very special people in our lives.

We wanted to show you some of the beautiful sibling pieces that our families have asked us to make for them.  These sculptures and pieces of jewellery capture the special bonds that exist between brothers and sisters from such a young age. 

Our Five Favourite Sibling Pieces

Siblings Hands Together Sculpture Life Cast By Wrigthtson and Platt in Bronze, and Jewellery in Gold


5 Truly Unique Ways to Say I Love You

As Valentine’s Day comes round again, it can be tricky to find new and original ways to celebrate the love and unity of your relationship. 

If you are looking for a gift that is unique, thoughtful and deeply personal, look no further – we specialise in creating pieces that are true one-offs.   These aren’t the ‘off the shelf and add a personal message’ variety.  The conception, design and finish is all up to you.  So just get imagining!

Here are our top 5 truly unique ways to say “I love you”.

 1. Casting Your Hands Together

“Holding hands is aBronze Hand Clasps, Couple Holding Hands By Wrightson and Platt promise to one another that, for just a moment, the two of you don’t have to face the world alone.”  

Why not book a casting, present your lover with a personalised gift card on the day, then enjoy choosing the design and material together and you will have created a tangible reminder of the strength of your love and the essence of your relationship

2. Exchange Fingerprint Rings

“Our fingerprints don’t fade from the lives we touch”

Take each other’s fingerprints this Valentine’s Day and we will hand-engrave them onto a matching pair of eternity (or even wedding) rings.   Just watch our simple ‘How To’ video, take your prints, then fill out the order form and we can create a pair of stunning rings that truly will be two of a kind.

3. Fingerprint Jewellery for Her

“Wouldn’t it be the perfect crime if I stole your heart and you stole mine?”


If she already has a charm bracelet or pendant, add a heart-shaped charm bearing your fingerprint as a way to be close to her even when you’re apart. 

4. Fingerprint Cufflinks for Him

Cufflinks designed by you and made by us.  As well as your fingerprints, we can add a hand engraved inscription – a secret little love note, perhaps?

Sterling Silver Fingerprint Cufflinks, Personalised Hand Engraved Jewellery By Wrightson and Platt

5. Treasure That Cork-Popping Moment!

Whatever you’ve got planned, make sure you hang on to the cork from that all-important bottle of bubbly. Then just send us the cork with your special message and we will plate it for you in silver or gold and attach a sterling silver disc hand-engraved with your chosen words.

Silver and Gold Plated Champagne Corks By Wrightson and Platt

“The gold cork is gorgeous – Glen was so touched that I’d gone to the trouble of getting this done for him. Thank you so much!” Judy B


Design Your Own Charm Pendant!

We just love what one of our clever customers has come up with – a great way of putting together precious mini feet with fingerprint-engraved charms to complete a truly unique piece of jewellery.

If you already have some of our miniaturised hand or feet jewellery, why not add some fingerprint engraved charms of your own.  It’s very quick and easy!  Watch a little video here, showing you how to take the all-important prints. Then just send them over, choose your pendant shape and size in silver or gold, and we’ll do the rest.

Customise your perfect charm pendant


A date for the diary.

As fast as the New Year has swept in, we have looked at our calendar and it is nearly February! There is a date in the diary approaching that makes hearts flutter, yes it is less than a month until Valentine’s Day. But rest assured, we know that some of those heart flutters are related to gift ideas; finding a special gift for your loved one for Valentine’s Day can be a stressful task (and trust us our team knows from experience!).

This year why not break that ‘roses are red’ tradition and do something simple, personal and unique? Something that is as simple as pencil to paper. This Valentine’s Day exchange finger prints. It is something that uniquely identifies the person we love so much, no two fingerprints will ever be identical.

So take some time together and exchange fingerprints this Valentine’s Day. Don’t worry we’ll even show you how to capture every tiny detail.

You will need the following:

  1. Our ‘how to take the perfect fingerprint’ video.
  2. A pencil.
  3. A note pad.
  4. A roll of clear sticky tape.
  5. You and your partner.

Our easy guide for taking the perfect fingerprint.

Now you have exchanged fingerprints, why not have them engraved on a rather special pendant for her or cufflinks for him?

Fingerprint pendant, hand engraved, Wrightson and Platt




Those tiny hands and feet

The first time you hold your child’s tiny hands and feet, the first time they wrap their little hands around your fingers; they are treasured and unforgettable moments. At Wrightson and Platt, we appreciate and value those precious times of family life, they are an inspiration to us. We know how fast your little ones grow, before you know it they are crawling, walking and going to school! So we give you the chance to capture those life changing events as your family grows.

Baby hand, baby pendant, gold necklace

Our highly skilled team use the most traditional sculptural skills and advanced technology to bring you our miniature collection which brings these techniques together to give you the most unique pieces of jewellery. You may have thought that those precious hands and feet could not get any smaller; with a touch of Wrightson and Platt magic we can transform a life-size sculpture into a miniature piece of jewellery.

Using the plasters that are created from your casting appointment each tiny detail, crease and crevice is preserved as it is transformed into miniaturized item that can be worn close to your heart or a lovely reminder of family worn on the cuff of your sleeve. Cast in the most precious materials, these items can be treasured forever.

Mini baby feet ring, gold

Discover a world of opportunities to treasure family memories. From charm bracelets, key rings, pendants, cufflinks and rings, the tiniest hands and feet that can be carried with you always.