FREE RECYCLED GLASS BEAD BRACELET WITH ORDERS OVER £35, UNTIL SUN 28 JUL MIDNIGHT - TISSUE PAPER GIFT WRAP & CHOICE OF NAMASTE POSTCARD OR FLOWERS CARD £3 - UK DELIVERY £3.95, EXPRESS £6.95

Warehouse Move - Time to fend for ourselves!

Warehouse Move - Time to fend for ourselves!

Keeping our stock local to our studio in Hastings will mean we will be able to do more to recycle and reduce our packaging and add the personal AURA QUE touch to our orders. Once we get settled, watch this space!
Viva La Fashion Revolution - Rights, Relationships and Revolution!

Viva La Fashion Revolution - Rights, Relationships and Revolution!

We believe that collaboration will bring about change, and after such a challenging year,  it feels more important than ever to shout out about the people that make our products.
AURA QUE online shop open as usual - Update during COVID-19 Lockdown

AURA QUE online shop open as usual - Update during COVID-19 Lockdown

I wanted to update you on how we are navigating the COVID-19 lockdown here at AURA QUE.   Our online shop is open as usual, with myself and Eleanor working remotely.
Making our bead jewellery - perfect accessories for your Christmas outfit!

Making our bead jewellery - perfect accessories for your Christmas outfit!

Made from tiny glass beads, the strand and ‘roll-on’ jewellery is worn by Nepalese women locally, so we developed our own small range for our AURA QUE customers.   
Behind the scenes: Felting balls for our table mats and coasters.

Behind the scenes: Felting balls for our table mats and coasters.

Our felt bobble mats ASIK and MILDO are made from hand-felted wool bobbles that are the dried and hand stitched together in a dynamic and rigorous felting process.
Tribute to Eileen Lodge, founder of the Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT).

Tribute to Eileen Lodge, founder of the Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT).

Tribute to Eileen Lodge, who founded the Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT), where our main bag workshop is based. Eileen passed away last month, aged 94 at her home in Kathmandu.
Behind the scenes: Who makes our textured woollen crochet bags?

Behind the scenes: Who makes our textured woollen crochet bags?

Our crochet bag range has proved popular this last year – we love combining different texture combinations between the wool stitch texture and the leather for a really unique look!
Preparing for a busy September and Winter Season here at AQ HQ!

Preparing for a busy September and Winter Season here at AQ HQ!

After a great sunny summer on the English coast, we are preparing for a busy September here at AQ HQ! Our main winter collection launch at Top Draw...
Meet the AURA QUE Team working on Sales, Marketing and Design

Meet the AURA QUE Team working on Sales, Marketing and Design

Since early last year, AURA QUE was solely run by Laura Queening, madly doing a little bit of everything! Luckily we have recently been able to expand and work with some fantastic new team members here in the UK, so here is our introduction..
How our new Brass Jewellery is inspired and handmade in Nepal

How our new Brass Jewellery is inspired and handmade in Nepal

This year, I developed a range of brass jewellery which stemmed from my need for a bell necklace! This was inspired by my trek to the Everest region last year, after hearing the bells worn by the yaks passing me up and down the mountains, as well as in the temples.
Developing our new Crewel Embroidery Range of bags with Navaraj and Sadaf

Developing our new Crewel Embroidery Range of bags with Navaraj and Sadaf

This year, I developed a small range of cotton bags with a palm leaf embroidery design with our producer Navaraj and his team.  The crewel technique is free embroidery that can be done on a sewing machine with a chain stitch, following a chalk dusted design on the cloth.
Introducing our new Limited Edition Range made from vintage Berber blankets

Introducing our new Limited Edition Range made from vintage Berber blankets

Last year, I went to Marrakech - it was a much-needed inspirational holiday full of gloriously colourful sights, and a wealth of craft, texture and pattern. I sourced these amazing vintage blankets, finely woven by Berber women in their homes in Atlas Mountain region of Morocco.