Featured in Bespoke Bride

Read our featured blog in Bespoke Bride where we talk about our range of unique gifts that celebrate love and craftsmanship in the most exquisite manner possible.

Artisanal Elegance: Unique Handmade Wedding Gifts Making Waves This Year

While you can always find something completely original from Coach House Forge (because they make and design everything on-site), their wedding gifts and designs are not only classic but functional, beautiful, durable, and will last generations. This business is basically selling heirlooms, a little bit of peoples’ family history! And, what makes a Coach House Forge gift so special?

Well, you can add your own personal touch to the metal with a hand-stamped message; perhaps a name or significant date, coordinates or a name of a special place, a written piece of history in the palms of your hands made by a real blacksmith.

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Featured in Boho Weddings

Read our featured blog in BohoWedding with almost a decade’s worth of experience in the wedding and anniversaries sector, Coach House Forge knows what their customers love.

Crafted Sophistication: Artisan Handmade Wedding and Anniversary Gift ideas for 2024

That’s the real beauty of hand-crafted metal; it is the quality, strength, and durability of the material that will age gracefully over time, just like a marriage.’

In a modern world with so many gifts to choose from ready to purchase at the push of a button, why not choose something made especially for your wedding or marriage, using traditional heritage crafts that will last multiple lifetimes!

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Featured in Hitched

Is your partner a real bookworm? Then this steel bookmark from Coach House Forge would be the perfect gift for them. Have your bookmark engraved with your own personal message to add some romance.

See our Steel Bookmarks feature – No.10 on the list

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Featured in Love & Lavender

If you are getting close to celebrating six years of wedded bliss, and you’re panicked on what to get for your other half, fear not. We’ve pulled together some of the best iron anniversary gift ideas for either him or her.

See our Catch all dish – No.1 on the list

Unique handmade bowl that has been shaped by repeated heating and hammering using traditional skills and tools. She can use it to store everyday jewelry or even in the front hall as a key/change dish.

Traditionally, the sixth-anniversary gift is iron.

Why iron as a gift? Well, iron has been an important metal throughout civilization. Some believe it represents a strong bond between partners that is very difficult to break. It makes sense to give such an enduring, long lasting, or practical gift for the home.

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Featured in Brides.com

The practice of giving a specific gift for each anniversary can be traced back to the Victorian era, when it was popular to gift items that increased in value over the years.

Following this tradition, you may have already purchased paper, cotton, leather, linen, and wood gifts for your first five years of marriage. The traditional gift for the sixth wedding anniversary is iron, which symbolizes strength, confidence in your love, and the “ironclad” life you’ve built together.

See our 6th Anniversary Gift – Iron Bowl with personalised message

Personalise this beautiful keepsake iron bowl with a sweet message, your anniversary date, or your names. Display it on your dining table as a catchall for trinkets or a serving piece.

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Featured in The Everyday Blacksmith book

The Everyday Blacksmith is your essential reference for learning how to make items you’ll use everyday: tools, hardware, utensils, decorative objects, and more. Get great techniques and tips for hand forging, and discover projects contributed by leading blacksmiths from around the world, each featuring plenty of opportunity for variation.

Author and Blacksmith Nicholas Wicks tried to create the Chris Danby Buton Bowl, soon realising and appreciating the skills and craftsmanship that goes into making such a beautiful bowl!

The Everyday Blacksmith

Modern smiths can use the first section of The Everyday Blacksmith as a reference for shop basics: safety tips, equipment, and techniques like spreading, using a chisel, twisting, and finishing pieces. These basics are incorporated through a series of distinctive projects that include a bookmark, spoon, and leaf fob.

The second section of the book features a diverse array of essential step-by-step blacksmith projects, which are arranged by category and difficulty. Projects include accessible techniques, functional designs, and diverse styles.

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Featured in The Budget Savy Bride

Looking for the perfect anniversary gift for 6 years of marriage? Check out this list of creative ideas for your spouse for 6 years of marriage!

The Perfect anniversary gift for 6 years of marriage

Mark your 6th anniversary with this engravable iron bookmark. A thoughtful gift for your partner who loves to read.

This handmade iron bowl is a perfect reminder of your six years together. Use a decor piece or a functional piece to hold keys or other small items.

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