A pretty and whimsical horseshoe fairy door made with a used, “lucky” bar shoe. If you are concerned your luck may run out this is the Fairy Door for you! We can create these from our own bar shoes, or from your own if you’d like.
For as long as I can remember I (Faye) have loved fairies, over the years I’ve collected various fairy ornaments and sought out magical fairy dells where ever I’ve wandered. The evolution of horseshoe into fairy door there for seemed a very natural progression!
The superstition involving horseshoes and they way up they are placed is a rich and varied one, we at HH HQ embrace all aspects of horseshoe folklore, but we know that not everyone can cope with a standard horseshoe pointing downward and so we created a Fairy Door from a Bar Shoe!
Lovingly hand crafted from start to finish these doors incorporate reclaimed wood, shoeing nails and of course a horseshoe. Each door has a little metal loop on it’s back to enable you to secure it against a wall if you chose. They are all treated in a clear sealant to protect from rust. However, the weather in the UK is frequently damp and wet and if you do not want your door to tarnish we recommend keeping it indoors.
From your own shoes
We are more than happy to use your own bar shoes to create a Fairy door. Whether they are Egg, Heart or Straight Bar shoes we will be able to create one for you. It’s appearance may vary slightly according to the space we have to place the ‘hinges’. Please measure the width of the shoe you wish to use at it’s widest point and chose the corresponding size door.
COVID19 UPDATE: In line with current Government Guidelines “Online retail is still open and positively encouraged” we will still be making and sending out orders. We forge and create in locations only used by ourselves and no other individuals and are maintaining strict hand washing and sanitizing proceedures.
The majority of our pieces are hand forged and crafted to order.Please allow up to 3 weeks for dispatch of your order. If your order is for a specific date within that time frame please do contact us to let us know.
Some larger pieces and bespoke orders may take longer which will be discussed with you upon receiving your order. If you need your items by a certain date please let us know that date on a note at check out.
Artwork (excluding commission pieces) & Gift Certificates will be dispatched next working day.
Please Note: If using your own horse’s shoes delivery lead times are from the date your shoes are received by us, not the order date. Please ensure shoes arrive with us as promptly as possible.
The address to send your labelled horseshoes to is Horseshoe Hearts, 3 Cromer Close, Little Gaddesden, Herts, HP4 1PR
On check out you will be given the option to select your item under 2kg to be sent to you via Royal Mail First Class Signed For or via Special Delivery. Please note the only Special Delivery is tracked. Signed For acknowledges when the item is sent and when the item was received. It is not a tracked service. If you are sending precious shoes we recommend Special Delivery.
All items over 2kg will be sent with a courier (usually UPS) and are sent on a tracked and signed service.