The Strand Ice Bucket was one of our first ever products at Kalinko.
We've sold over 1000 of them since we launched, and every time we restock, they fly out of our warehouse.
If you're wondering why they're so popular, watch this video of them being made...
As you read this, the Kalinko warehouse team are unloading our giant pink container. It creaked up to the door of our little Welsh warehouse at 9am this morning. Anyone who has been following our emails for the past five months will understand quite how momentous this feels. And anyone who hasn't can catch up here.
What happens next?
Meet our Kindred Club Partner for July. Motley is a disrupter jewellery brand which is setting new standards for design, fairness and sustainability in an industry as old as time.
Co-founders Cecily and Ilana met in a university lecture about witchcraft, and boy have they cooked up a spellbinding potion. Cecily came from the jewellery world, Ilana from management consultancy, and together they are set to transform and dominate the jewellery world.
We Brits are super into tea. We're very particular about it. It's so "British" isn't it? A cuppa with your breakfast, another with your mid-morning garibaldi. Tea and a Twix while you ruminate over a thorny issue.
But what if I told you that tea is even more Burmese to the Burmese than British to the Brits?
Here is a nice way you can support Burma while it goes through this period of struggle. It has has been set up by a group of photographers who have lived in Myanmar over the past 8 years. They are selling limited editions of 10 prints of a beautiful selection of photographs.
Below are some of my favourites, but click the button at the bottom to see them all.
It's about to become hundreds and hundreds of bins. Bins and trays and bowls. Oh, and placemats, and planters, umbrella stands and side tables. And did we say laundry bins? Piles of laundry bins for piles of laundry.
We're making as many as we can, because we know you're waiting for them. In the meantime...