Museum Shop Sunday – keeping it green

Museum Shop Sunday – keeping it green

‘Green’ ethics can be challenging for any company but we are working hard to try and help our museum shops to ‘keep it green’ in as many ways as possible in the retail context. Many of you will have noticed a substantial reduction in our packaging and the move away from plastic in our packing and merchandising. Socks, currently one

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Eco action – Recycle, re-use, replace, reduce

Eco action – Recycle, re-use, replace, reduce

Eco action has never been more important and here at Joe Cool, we are continually looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Developments in materials and technology and an awareness of environmental issues are enabling the notoriously ‘un-green’ fashion and novelty industries to improve their practises.One of the most challenging areas in fashion jewellery and accessories is on the

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Wood jewellery and accessories – perfect ply

Wood jewellery and accessories – perfect ply

Wood jewellery and accessories are the natural choice for summer and autumn this year. Our plywood earring are perfectly pretty and… pretty perfect for lovers of nature, wood and fashion. The sweetest hedgehog studs sit nicely along with little leaf drop and stud earrings. Plywood key-rings are both witty and ingenious. Four different modes of transport in laser cut wood

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Exciting new Joe Cool lines coming soon-look out

Exciting new Joe Cool lines coming soon-look out

Exciting new Joe Cool lines are being finalised now. After months of travelling the globe in search of interesting and unusual ideas and products, our buyers are getting their heads down to make the final selections for our new collections. The race is on to complete fashion jewellery and accessory designs which will inspire, surprise or simply bring joy (and

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Bamboo you! – brilliant bamboo jewellery and accessories

Bamboo you! – brilliant bamboo jewellery and accessories

Bamboo jewellery makes an attractive and eco friendly addition to a natural jewellery collection. Inspired by the wonderful bamboo forests of China and Japan and harvested from deep in the jungle, we have created some interesting and unusual jewellery. There are many ways to design and utilise this fabulous plant; slim sections are made into delicate beads which are threaded

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Natural wood jewellery – Knock on Wood

Natural wood jewellery – Knock on Wood

Natural wood jewellery is on the way back. What better use for this precious resource than a special handmade piece of jewellery. We have a wonderful selection in stock. Beautifully handcrafted wood jewellery items include statement necklaces, rings and bangles. We also have several unusual cuffs and interesting earrings. Choose from items which are carved, embossed, combined with glass and

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