Welsh Marketplace Made in Cymru Launches New Welsh C...

Welsh Craft Fair Directory from Made in Cymru, is the best way to find out about essential local craft events.
Wales, UK, 2022 - The premier destination for supporting Welsh crafts makers online has introduced a new feature that helps shoppers find local markets and craft fairs in real life. The new online directory brings together hundreds of local market events in an easy-to-use responsive calendar format. With filters allowing people to search their region shoppers across all of Wales can now find a craft fair, market or maker’s event near them with ease. The Craft Fair Directory is part of the wider...
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Craft Fairs – all you need to know

If you're thinking about starting a craft business, there are many things to consider. The first step is making the...
If you're thinking about starting a craft business, there are many things to consider. The first step is making the decision that will guide your future decisions: Should I sell online? Open my own store?? What kind of products do customers want or need?? Taking these simple steps can help ensure success when starting out as an individual crafter with limited resources at hand--so don't be afraid! Here are some steps to getting started with craft fairs, and why you...
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Brexit has made people in Wales feel more Welsh, top...

The people of Wales feel more strongly Welsh than they did in 2016, and Brexit is likely to be the reason
The people of Wales feel more strongly Welsh than they did in 2016, and Brexit is likely to be the reason, a top academic professor has said.Professor Richard Wyn Jones who is the Director of Cardiff University’s Wales Governance, pointed to polls showing that the percentage of people who defined themselves as Welsh in Wales had risen from 24% to 30%.Meanwhile, the number we defined themselves as British and Welsh had fallen from 27% to 19%.Writing in the Welsh language...
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Welsh Distillery picks up two silver medals at the R...

Working hard over the past few months changing production methods and processes has resulted in improved rums for the Spirit of Wales Distillery who have remarkable flavour combinations. The work has paid off as the Welsh distillery has picked up two silver medals from the Rum & Cachaça Masters, one for their visitor’s favourite, Dragon’s Breath Spiced Rum and one for Steeltown commemorative and lush Welsh Rum.
Spirit of Wales Distillery wins two silver medals for their Welsh rums from The Spirit Business, 2022 The Rum & Cachaça Masters, to find excellence within the category. The Welsh distillery who has a shop on the Welsh markeplace www.madeincymru.com walked away with a silver medal for their newly launched luscious Steeltown White Welsh Rum and a second silver medal for their Dragon’s Breath Welsh Spiced Rum, adding to their array of global awards.In February 2022, The Spirits Business hosted...
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March and all things mum

Here at Made in Cymru we’re all about the M’s this month… M is for… Monks and mêl (honey) We...
Here at Made in Cymru we’re all about the M’s this month… M is for… Monks and mêl (honey) We begin with a famous mediaeval monk, St David, as the first of the month sees the celebration of our patron saint. St David established a monastic community in coastal Pembrokeshire (now the city of St David’s) in around 550. His community was not centred around a grand building, as was the case with monasteries in later centuries, but would have...
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Meet the girl behind Pocketful of Dreams

Meet the people behind our shops! In this blog series, we will introduce you not only to some of our favourite...
Meet the people behind our shops! In this blog series, we will introduce you not only to some of our favourite shops on the Made in Cymru platform but also find out what makes them special. From what motivated them to start creating to how much time goes into making each piece for sale - Each shop is uniquely different that you can't help but be inspired. About Sarah Hi, I'm Sarah and I live in Llanelli with my husband and two...
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It's been a year in business!!!

Celebrating their first anniversary: Made in Cymru are helping Welsh consumers shop local and support local artisans.

Read on to find out how...

Celebrating their first anniversary: Made in Cymru are helping Welsh consumers shop local and support local artisans The first destination for quality Welsh made products, Made in Cymru is celebrating one year since its launch. In that time, the site has grown to include a vast array of jewellery, home decor, clothing, art, health, beauty and more, all made by local Welsh artisans. To celebrate its first anniversary, the site has partnered with a local charity, St David’s Hospice to raise funds...
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Introducing the new Made in Cymru Logo

We have a new logo! Check out this blog on why I decided to change it and how Made in Cymru was born.
From Little Acorns Made in Cymru started during another one of the UK’s lockdown’s, it was a thought that came into my head in early January 2021, and due to having time off because of being furloughed, it was a thought, I decided to throw myself into. It was over the Christmas period, where I noticed that the demand for handmade products had grown to a significant level, there’s no doubt that Covid contributed to this, but people wanted something...
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The Top Eight ‘Made in Wales’ Christmas Gifts for 2021

Christmas is right around the corner. Before you know it, the snow will be falling, and the queues will be forming to grab the must-have Christmas gifts for 2021. If you’re looking for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts to impress your friends and family this year, you don’t have to look as far as you think.

Christmas is right around the corner. Before you know it, the snow will be falling, and the queues will be forming to grab the must-have Christmas gifts for 2021. If you’re looking for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts to impress your friends and family this year, you don’t have to look as far as you think. For Christmas 2021, we’re promoting the idea of shopping local and supporting Welsh artisans through our online marketplace. Instead of buying from global conglomerates or...
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The Handmade Welsh Jewellery on Our Christmas List

Handmade jewellery is at the top of our Christmas list for 2021. Wales is famous for its jewellery artisans, who put their own twist on classic designs. Find out our top 5 must haves this Christmas.
Handmade jewellery is at the top of our Christmas list for 2021. Wales is famous for its jewellery artisans, who put their own twist on classic designs. Jewellery is one of the most intimate gifts that you can buy a person. Every piece tells a story and is something that they can take with them through life. We like to think of jewellery as the ultimate love language.At Made in Cymru, our marketplace is full of talented local Welsh artisans...
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Made In Cymru Win Ecommerce Platform of The Year

North Wales-based Made in Cymru has won eCommerce platform of the year in the SME Welsh Enterprise Awards 2021.
North Wales-based Made in Cymru has won eCommerce platform of the year in the SME Welsh Enterprise Awards 2021For most small and medium enterprises in Wales, the year 2021 has predominantly been about recovering from the pandemic and preparing their businesses for a post-pandemic future. The Welsh business community has shown resilience and unbreakable spirit during these turbulent times and have continued to be the flagbearers of the Welsh economy. As a country, Wales boasts its expertise in several sectors...
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What You Need to Know About Taking Product Photos Us...

A picture paints a thousand words, and when a customer is scrolling through looking for Welsh gifts, it’s a high-quality photo that will grab their attention.
Read on to find out our tips on taking the perfect product photo.
Starting a small business making handmade gifts can be expensive. You have to invest in your products before you start seeing a return. You’ll have made your product, started marketing it online, and added it to marketplaces like Made in Cymru. One of the most important aspects of your marketing is the photos that you use of your handmade items.A picture paints a thousand words, and when a customer is scrolling through looking for Welsh gifts, it’s a high-quality photo...
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