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Sustainable Christmas gifts for antiques-lovers

Looking for some guilt-free gift ideas this year? We’ve compiled an array of sustainable options to help make your Christmas extra green...

Sustainable Christmas gifts for antiques lovers
Keen to give a thoughtful gift this year this Christmas, while also keeping sustainability in mind? We all know that furnishing your home with antiques is one of the greenest ways to decorate, but what about Christmas presents? Here’s our edit of beautiful ethically sourced and environmentally-conscious present ideas and stocking-fillers (plus an antique or two!) to gift to your family and friends this year.

Gifts for the adventurer

These planet-friendly accessories are perfect for those who like to go off the beaten track.

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Reusable Cup and Mug Gift Set, £52.95, Frank Green – Buy it now

Reusable Cup and Mug Gift Set

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Terrestrial Globe By J And B Cary Circa 1818, £2,750, Selling Antiques – Buy it now

Terrestrial Globe By J And B Cary Circa 1818

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Remote Places to Stay: The Most Unique Hotels at the End of the World, £23.98, Amazon – Buy it now

Remote Places to Stay- The Most Unique Hotels at the End of the World
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Cotton Twist Boot Socks, £12.95, Birkenstock – Buy it now

Cotton Twist Boot Socks

Gifts for the animal lover

Get your furry friend involved in the festivities with one of these playful or decorative curios. 

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Dog + Beach = Happy Print, £45, Lucky Lobster Art – Buy it now

Dog + Beach = Happy print, £45, Lucky Lobster Art.

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Green & Wilds Olive the Octopus Dog Toy, £7.95, Fetch – Buy it now

Green & Wilds Olive the Octopus dog toy, £7.55, Fetch

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Dog Bed Settee, made to order, Howe – Buy it now

Dog Bed Settee

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Personalised Blue Star Large Pet Bowl, form £30.95, Emma Bridgewater – Buy it now

Personalised Blue Star Large Pet Bowl

Gifts for the collector

Classic, one of a kind pieces are the perfect gift for any vintage and antique lover in your life.

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Cranford Penguin Clothbound Classics, £14.99, Waterstones – Buy it now

Penguin clothbound classics, from £14.99 each, Waterstones.
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Antique Miniature Bisque Porcelain Figures, £15, Rhodons Collectibles – Buy it now

Antique Miniature Bisque Porcelain Figures

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 Marius Hammer Silver and Enamel Pill Box, £390, Hemswell Antique Centres – Buy it now

Marius Hammer Silver and Enamel Pill Box

Gifts for the creative

Treat the culture vulture in your life to one of these artistic, eco-conscious accessories.

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Cherry Blossom Tote Bag, £12.50, V&A Shop – Buy it now

Cherry Blossom Tote Bag

 Paint Your Own Keepsake Box, £59.95, Annie Sloan – Buy it now

Paint Your Own Keepsake Box

The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pigments, Prints, and More from Nature, £15.99, Amazon – Buy it now

The Organic Artist: Make Your Own Paint, Paper, Pigments, Prints and More from Nature

Gifts for the gardener

Outdoor-inspired collectables and curios for those with green fingers. 

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Protea Posy, £25, M&S – Buy it now

Protea Posy

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Compost Bucket, £20, Garden Trading – Buy it now

Compost bucket, £20, Garden Trading
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Recycled Glass Vase, £28, Winter’s Moon – Buy it now

Recycled Glass Vase
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Vintage Secateurs, £15, The Vintage Garden Store – Buy it now

Vintage Secateurs

 Highgrove Bug and Bee House, £29.95, Highgrove – Buy it now

Highgrove Bug and Bee House

Vintage Liberty Fabric Cushion, £46, Winter’s Moon – Buy it now

Vintage Liberty Fabric Cushion

Gifts for the host

Surprise the family cooks with eco-friendly baking sets, serving dishes and tableware. 

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Organic Jute Mats, £29, Winter’s Moon – Buy it now

Organic Jute Mats

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Bake Set, £85, Falcon Enamelware – Buy it now

Bake Set, £79, Falcon Enamelware
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Vintage Indigo Two Tier Cake Stand, £29.99 Katie Alice- Buy it now

Vintage Indigo Two Tier Cake Stand

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Recycled Glass Cake Dome, £70, Nkuku – Buy it now

Recycled glass cake dome, £69.95, Nkuku

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‘Gracie’ Tablecloth, from £109, Broste Copenhagen – Buy it now

‘Gracie’ tablecloth, from £119.20, Broste Copenhagen

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Dinner party journal, £18, The Shop Floor Project – Buy it now

Dinner party journal, £36, The Shop Floor Project

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Hay Twist Dinner Candle Set, £25, Triangle – Buy it now

Hay Twist Dinner Candle Set

Gifts for the little ones

Ignite the imaginations of children, while keeping the planet in mind.

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Harbour Stripe Stocking, £48, Tori Murphy – Buy it now

Harbour stripe stocking, £46, Tori Murphy

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Woodland Activity Pad, £35, Good Things – Buy it now

Woodland Activity Pad

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Knitted Toy Fred the Bear, £12.95, Bambinista – Buy it now

Knitted Toy Fred the Bear

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Holdie House, £79, Olli Ella – Buy it now

Holdie house, £65, Olli Ella

Gifts for the pamperer

Guilt-free indulgent treats to spoil your friends and family.

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Winter Soy Wax Candle, £25, Winter’s Moon – Buy it now

Winter Soy Wax Candle

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Ritual Gift Box Large, £28, Wild Planet Aromatherapy – Buy it now

Ritual Gift Box Large

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Geranium and Orange Luxury Bath Essence, £18, Sorbet Living – Buy it now

Geranium and Orange Luxury Bath Essence

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Organic Waffle Wash Cloth, £9.50, Winer’s Moon – Buy it now

Organic Waffle Wash Cloth

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Suede Babouche Slippers, £34, Yonder – Buy it now

Suede Babouche Slippers