Hand Forged Gifts & Homeware

Mounted Horseshoe Heart with Candle Holder

An Original Horseshoe Heart is mounted onto a used Horseshoe. A glass tea light holder & tea light candle are supplied to place behind to beautiful effect. This unique piece would make touching momento made from a special pair of shoes, or a fabulous gift for any equestrian. Read more →
£39.00

An Original Horseshoe Heart is mounted onto a used Horseshoe. A glass tea light holder & tea light candle are supplied to place behind to beautiful effect. This unique piece would make touching momento made from a special pair of shoes, or a fabulous gift for any equestrian.

The Process

Each and every shoe we use for our creations is heated in the forge and cleaned by hand. We feel it’s important to take care over this process so as to retain as much of the natural character of the shoe as possible. Rust really does not matter so don’t worry if you have very rusty shoes that you’d like to use. Clips and nails are removed, although every now and then if a nail does seem very determined to stay put we will leave it be, it’s all part of the charm!

The Heart is skilfully hand forged from a whole horseshoe. It is not cut into two, nor then welded back together. The horseshoe stays whole, carefully worked into a heart shape with clean lines. The beauty is in it’s simplicity. Any personalisation on the shoe or heart will take place now before being linked together and welded in place.

Meticulous attention is then paid to the buffing and rasping of the piece to remove any sharp edges and bring up a gunmetal silver shine. A clear sealant to protect from rust is then applied. We recommend displaying your ‘Love & Luck’ Heart indoors and protected from the elements.

As a Keepsake of a Special Horse

As horse owners and lovers ourselves we know that sometimes you would like to have a creation made from your own horse’s shoes. This may be from the shoes worn at a significant show or event as a lasting reminder, they may make a lovely personal gift for someone who adores their equine friend, or you may like to have them as a sentimental keepsake after a much loved horse has passed away.

This Horseshoe Heart & Candle Holder can be made from either front or hind shoes. One horseshoe makes one Horseshoe Heart with a second horseshoe for the base. You can personalise your piece with names or dates if you would like. This would be placed on the left and right arches of the heart.

 

The majority of our pieces are hand forged and crafted to order. Please allow up to 14 days for dispatch of your order.

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

 

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