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New to Dotty Gallery

Bird Hide II, Barnsdale Wood
Bird Hide II, Barnsdale Wood

Award winning Philip Dawson is the latest artist to exhibit his work in Dotty Gallery. Philip is based in Rutland and the three pieces in Dotty are based on local scenes, namely Bird Hide II, Barnsdale Wood (pictured), The Hall at Hambleton and Autumn Trees in Barnsdale Wood. More about Philip and his work to follow ... 

Three Mosaic Birds arrive at Dotty Gallery

Stony Crow (detail) by Fiona Gurney
Stony Crow (detail) by Fiona Gurney (detail)
Little Wren (detail) by Fiona Gurney
Little Wren (detail) by Fiona Gurney
Golden Thrush (detail) by Fiona Gurney)
Golden Thrush (detail) by Fiona Gurney)
Stony Crow
Stony Crow
Golden Thrush
Golden Thrush

Three amazing mosaic birds have arrived at Dotty Gallery. Designed and made by Fiona Gurney of Box of Frogs Mosaics, these beautiful mosaics each measure 35cm square and are for sale at £125 each. The three subjects are 'Stony Crow', 'Little Wren' and 'Golden Thrush'.

Ceramics - New Year Reductions

Daisy Fawcett Plate - 31cm x 21cm, now £60
Daisy Fawcett Plate - 31cm x 21cm, now £60
Dotty Platter - 42cm x 31cm, now £60
Dotty Platter - 42cm x 31cm, now £60

Daisy Fawcett plates/platters and bowls have been reduced by 25% at Dotty Gallery - a great offer for the New Year. Each piece is totally unique, made and decorated by hand in Daisy's Burton Overy studio. 

Christmas / New Year at Dotty Gallery

Dotty Gallery will be open until 6pm on Christmas Eve, re-opening at mid-day on 2nd January 2014. 

Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to everyone! Thank you all for your support during these first tentative weeks of my new business. I'm very much looking forward to seeking out new ideas, artists and designs and sharing them with you next year.

Lesley

Charlie High Acorn Jewellery

Acorn Ring with Gold Plate Double Cup
Acorn Ring with Gold Plate Double Cup
Acorn Ring with Gold Plate Single Cup
Acorn Ring with Gold Plate Single Cup
Acorn Stud Earrings
Acorn Stud Earrings

I have just four pieces of the handmade Acorn collection from Charlie High Design, a pair of stud earrings, a one cup ring, a two cup ring and a bangle. They really have to be seen to appreciate them fully - they're so different.

Daisy Fawcett Ceramics

Daisy Fawcett reversible cake stand/bowl
Daisy Fawcett reversible cake stand/bowl
The cake stand reversed as a bowl/serving dish
The cake stand reversed as a bowl/serving dish
Large handmade plate (approx 40cm across)
Large handmade plate (approx 40cm across)

Some beautiful new pieces of Daisy's work are now on sale at Dotty Gallery. All of Daisy's work is made using British Terracotta clay, are made and decorated by hand, either by throwing on a wheel or press moulding using her own 'one off' designed handmade moulds. Each piece is completley unique and signed.

Dotty Gallery's first two weeks ...

Dotty Gallery, Twyford
Dotty Gallery, Twyford
Hand Felted Babies Booties
Hand Felted Babies Booties
Mosaic Star
Mosaic Star

Well after opening just over two weeks ago, Dotty Gallery now has an even larger selection of beautiful silver jewellery, original art and some stunning gifts and cards. The Robyn Coetzee handmade glass birds have almost sold out (just three left) but the shelves have been replenished with handmade felted items (including the most amazing baby booties), vibrant wool, silk and linen scarves, handturned wooden snowmen and Daisy Fawcett ceramics.  There's no need to head into town for your Christmas shopping, simply pop into Dotty's and take your time browsing with a coffee. Dotty is open 12 - 6pm Tuesday - Saturday and 1 - 4pm on Sundays (closed on Mondays). 

Dotty's Opening Weekend ...

Handmade Glass Birds by Robyn Coetzee
Handmade Glass Birds by Robyn Coetzee

This weekend saw the opening of Dotty Gallery. No well known celebrities or official bigwigs were present (or invited), but lots of lovely people turned up to help me celebrate. It was so encouraging to hear such fantastic feedback about the gallery itself and the fact that there were so many sales of jewellery, ceramics and gifts would suggest that I have some very desirable 'stuff' on my shelves! Phew ...

The doors will open this weekend !

Dotty Gallery
Dotty Gallery

Dotty Gallery will open it's doors (well door!) this weekend and you are invited to join Lesley for a glass of sparkly between 12-6pm on Saturday 16th and 12 - 4pm on Sunday 17th to celebrate. There will be lots of beautiful silver jewellery, ceramics, art and gifts for you to peruse. If you can't make it this weekend, generally Dotty will be open Tuesday to Saturday 12 - 6pm and Sunday's 1- 4pm (closed on Mondays).  Look forward to seeing you!

Kathryn Williamson Jewellery arrives from Scotland ...

Silver stud earrings with blue felt in the centre
Silver stud earrings with blue felt in the centre
Triple Slinky Dotty Charm Pendant
Triple Slinky Dotty Charm Pendant

A beautiful range of handmade silver jewellery has arrived in Twyford direct from Kathryn Williamson, a silversmith based in Pittenweem in Scotland. Many of Kathryn's design include dots, so an obvious favourite for the Dotty Gallery !

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