Siesta / Gifts Bits & Bobs

Stuff, things, doo-dahs and other miscellaneous items, here you'll find a right old mix of products from our eclectic range of gifts that in all honesty we just couldn't put in another section. Including handmade Balinese kites, Peruvian finger puppets, ornate Thai parasols and great stationery products.

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Soapstone Elephant

Soapstone Elephant

IN179

£2.40

 

These beautiful handcarved soapstone elephants are made in India. Perfect as a paper weight or as a little ornament.

Approx: 8cm × 6cm × 4cm
Origin: India

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Guatemalan Worry People in Bag

Guatemalan Worry People in Bag

6101C

£2.30

 

In the highland villages of Guatemala, where the majority of the people are of Mayan descent a story is told...

Colourful mini drawstring pouch containing five or six worry dolls to tell your worries to.

Bag: Approx: 5cm × 6cm
Supplied with header as shown
Bag colours & patterns vary.
Origin: Guatemala

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Guatemalan Worry People in Box

Guatemalan Worry People in Box

6100C

£2.30

 

In the highland villages of Guatemala, where the majority of the people are of Mayan descent a story is told...

Colourful painted boxes containing five or six worry dolls each to tell your worries to.

Box: Approx: 5cm × 4cm
Supplied with header as shown.
Origin: Guatemala

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Large Bagged Worry People

Large Bagged Worry People

GU003

£3.99

 

In the highland villages of Guatemala a tradition exists...

These larger style worry dolls are perfect for helping with those more troublesome worries! Each selection of large worry dolls comes in their own pretty little bag.

Each person Approx: 6cm
Contains 5 people per bag
Origin: Guatemala

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Large Boxed Worry People

Large Boxed Worry People

GU004

£3.99

 

In the highland villages of Guatemala a tradition exists...

These larger style worry dolls are perfect for helping with those more troublesome worries! Each selection of large worry dolls come in a charmingly decorated box.

Each person Approx: 6cm
Contains 5 people per box
Origin: Guatemala

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Finger Puppets

Finger Puppets

6001

£2.50

 

Fantastically fun, small hand made finger puppets from Peru. Kids love these bright, colourful little fellows. We have a huge range of animals to choose from, please request preference at time of ordering and we will try our best.

Origin: Peru

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Crochet Haki Sack

Crochet Haki Sack

6120

£2.40

 

Cotton hand crocheted Haki (Hacky) sacks from Guatemala in a huge mixture of vibrant colours and patterns. The sacks are filled with just the right amount of recycled plastic pellet shaped beads. They are ideal for anyone who is starting to learn to juggle, great as stress relief aids and of course essential for a good game of Hacky.

Average: 6cm ∅
Colours & Patterns vary
Origin: Guatemala

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Crochet Flying Disc

Crochet Flying Disc

GU057

£7.10

 

 Available in a massive mix of psychedelic colour styles, these fantastic flying discs are handmade in Guatemala. Fold one up and stick it in your pocket for a summery spin in the park and see how amazingly well they fly!

Mixed designs and colours
Approx: 18cm ∅
Origin: Guatemala

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Mexican Finger Pulls

Mexican Finger Pulls

6125

£0.50

 

Very similar to Chinese finger traps, these traditional finger pulls are known in Mexico as "atrapa-novios" or boyfriend catchers. Supposedly, girls would trick boys into putting their fingers inside, trapping them into becoming their boyfriend. We won't be held responsible if you get trapped!

Sold Singly
Origin: Guatemala

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Sheepy Sheep Sheep

Sheepy Sheep Sheep

6005

£4

 

These lovely, soft sheepy sheeps are handmade in Peru. They have wonderful knitted fleeces, friendly little faces and are stuffed with acrylic.

Origin: Peru

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Print Block

Print Block

NP469

£3.85

 

These fantastic little block prints are a brilliantly fun art tool. They make excellent teaching tools with their imprints of various parts of Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist iconography.

Sold singly. Sizes vary but about 4cm × 5cm
Origin: Nepal

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Medium Molinillo Mexican Chocolate Stirrer

Medium Molinillo Mexican Chocolate Stirrer

MEX005

£9.50

 

Known as molinillo, these special chocolate whisks are ornately handcarved items that work brilliantly for mixing and frothing up a hot chocolate. They are held between both palms and then rolled back forth.

Approx: 29cm long
Origin: Mexico

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Large Molinillo Mexican Chocolate Stirrer

Large Molinillo Mexican Chocolate Stirrer

MEX006

£11.90

 

Known as molinillo, these larger special chocolate whisks are ornately handcarved items that work brilliantly for mixing and frothing up a hot chocolate. 

Approx: 33cm long
Origin: Mexico

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Set of Traditional Tortilla Baskets

Set of Traditional Tortilla Baskets

MEX026

£19.20

 

Present at the majority of Mexican meals, these tortilla baskets are designed to keep your delicious corn tortillas covered and warm. Line with a tea towel to lock the heat in further. 

Set of Two.
Approx: Large 22cm ∅ Small 19cm ∅
Origin: Mexico

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Folding Wire Mandala

Folding Wire Mandala

4041

£3.20

 

The mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol in both Buddhism and Hinduism. The mandala puzzle is traditionally used as a meditation tool and it is suggested that by letting your fingers and imagination create intriguing shapes, you may find that it calms nerves and reduces anxiety.

Approx: 12cm  ∅
Origin: India

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Small Basket

Small Basket

MEX017

£3

 

Beautiful little hand woven baskets from Mexico. Mexico has a rich and long history of basketry and they are used in many aspects of daily life.

Approx: 13cm ∅
Origin: Mexico

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Medium Basket

Medium Basket

MEX018

£3.60

 

Beautiful hand woven baskets from Mexico. Mexico has a rich and long history of basketry and they are used in many aspects of daily life.

Approx: 20cm ∅ and 5cm deep.
Origin: Mexico

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Large Basket

Large Basket

MEX019

£4.20

 

Beautiful hand woven baskets from Mexico. Mexico has a rich and long history of basketry and they are used in many aspects of daily life.

Approx: 22cm ∅ and 7cm deep
Origin: Mexico

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Anglo Saxon Runes

Anglo Saxon Runes

BA549

£12

 

These Anglo Saxon rune stones, also known as ruthorc, were used from the 5th century until around the 10th. Unlike our other rune stones, this set was used largely for manuscripts and engravings instead of divination. Each rune has been carefully hand carved into a segment of varnished wood and comes presented in a faux suede pouch.

32 rune stones. 
Origin: Indonesia

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Pagan Runes

Pagan Runes

BA548

£12

 

These runes are based on an ancient European alphabet that was used by tribes to tell stories and poetry as well as in fortune telling and divination. Despite being an alphabet, runes were never spoken; instead they were thought of as magical symbols with each possessing a specific attribute.

25 stones
Origin: Indonesia

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