If you are looking for something unique and personalized for Christmas, Belverdere Collections have a fantastic range of gifts available. From personalised antler napkin holders to dress your Christmas table to gift tags for your presents.
They will be exhibiting in The Big Peg Reception on the 9th November from 1100 hours until 1400 hours.
We asked Will from Belverdere to tell us more …..
We design and make personalised gifts and decorations for the home and special occasions. We use a laser cutter and engraver to make such items as wedding cake toppers, place settings, memory boxes, engraved chopping boards, bookmarks, key rings, whiskey tumblers, slate coasters and personalised LED lights.
On Friday 9 November we will be exhibiting in the reception area of the Big Peg where we will be showcasing our selection of personalised Christmas decorations and gifts along with our range of Christmas Eve boxes.
Orders can be placed on the day for personalised items and turned around very quickly, completing them over the weekend ready for delivery by Tuesday 13th November! We will be running a ‘buy one get one free’ deal on our Christmas tree and hanging decorations priced at £6.00. Card and cash payments will be accepted. We can deliver orders to those who work in the building for free or send them out via Royal Mail for a flat fee of £1.50
What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
As with any new system we encountered some initial teething problems with our new machinery. It was however incredibly rewarding once we learned the new software package which runs the machine and settled into a daily rhythm once orders started to come in.
Last year was a learning curve for us. We could have been better prepared and did run into some small problems regarding stock levels and product lines. We didn’t estimate how busy we would be! Despite pulling a handful of 7 day working weeks we managed to fulfil all our orders in time and chalk whatever mistakes we made down as experience and had a lot of very happy customers.
If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
Always have a ‘Plan B’ in place just in case you have to throw the towel in and don’t be ashamed of failure, learn from your mistakes and use that knowledge for you next project.
Why did you choose The Big Peg for your office ?
I rented a studio here before so I’m familiar with the building, the staff and location. It’s ideal for me because the post office is next door and it’s close to where I live.
What do you like about being based in the Jewellery Quarter?
Location. It’s only a 10 minute walk into town. However there’s a lot going on in the Jewellery Quarter in terms of bars and restaurants that sometimes you don’t to go into town at all.
Where are your favourite places to eat and drink in the Jewellery Quarter?
The Pig and Tail, Rebel Chicken and 1000 trades