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Made With Love! 5 Bespoke Gifts You Can Make For Your Valentine

One-of-a-kind gifts you won’t find at a mall.

By Annie Tan      10 February 2021
Photo: Fat Anvil Studios

A Personalised Pledge

If your beau is not one to be impressed by run-of-the-mill jewellery, why not make your own commitment rings for each other at Fat Anvil Studios’ Silversmithing Workshops. Spend the afternoon soldering, filing and polishing 925 sterling silver, and personalise your jewellery with rustic textures, nature motifs or geometric motifs. The studio offers laser engraving of names, dates or messages, and can set gemstones such as sapphires, tourmalines, rubies and moonstones as well.

$260 for 120 minutes for two people at 573A Balestier Road. Additional charges for laser engraving and gemstone setting. Workshop times are flexible, subject to availability.


Photo: Brass Lion Distillery

Spirited Love

Invite your girlfriend on an intoxicating date and created a bespoke bottle of gin for each other at Brass Lion Distillery’s Gin School. Start by selecting a gin profile from floral, citrus, herbal and juniper. Then, raid the apothecary and herb garden for herbs, spices and dried fruits to infuse your gin with before distilling your concoction into a mini copper pot still, bottling it and gifting it to your partner, or enjoying it with her.

$220 for 150 to 180 minutes at 40 Alexandra Terrace, Tel: 6954 0602, every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm.

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