MUM IS THE BEST – tell her with a secret message

mothersday-iloveyou-photo 5The talented team at Rococo chocolates have come up with the novel idea of putting a message in a sealed envelope inside a hand painted chocolate heart saying MUM.

Now you can not only surprise your Mum with a beautifully decorated and delicious chocolate heart, you can also put a special message inside – (perhaps another mother’s day present:  “I will do the washing up for the next week”) Rococo staff will personally hand write the message and fold it using bespoke origami, unless you would prefer to do it yourself.  It will be written on a heart shaped note and folded into a sealed envelope.

What you write is up to you!

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The hollow heart complete with message will retail at £9.50 and will be available at the Rococo Shops and online until after Mother’s day.

Mother’s Day is March 30.  Last orders for online is noon 26 March standard delivery and noon 27 March for expedited.

Go on spoil your MUM, she deserves it!

www.rococochocolates.com

Your Secret Message Hidden in a Chocolate Heart

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The talented team at Rococo chocolates have come up with the novel idea of putting a message in a sealed envelope inside a hand painted chocolate heart.

Now you can not only surprise your Valentine with a beautifully decorated heart, you can also put a special message inside. Rococo staff will handwrite it in calligraphy font and fold it using bespoke origami, it will be written on a heart shaped note and folded into a sealed envelope. What you write is up to you!

The hollow heart complete with message will retail at £9.50 and will be available at the Rococo Shops in London from 24 January until 15th February (Limited edition)

Happy Valentines

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Signs of Love

 

In ancient folklore birds chose their mate for the year on February 14. Since doves, as well as other birds, mate for life, they symbolize loyalty, fidelity and love.

Rococo’s beautiful new hand-painted heart design depicts two love birds – what could be more appropriate!
 
The heart comes in a gift box with a clear lid and is filled with 3 ganaches – one each and one to share!  

The Hearts (125g) retail at £22.50  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sweethearts for your Valentine

 

 

 

 The 2012 collection of hand-painted chocolate hearts from Rococo Chocolates is enough to melt anyone’s heart. There are many different sizes and beautiful designs, painted onto a thin layer of white chocolate and backed with dark, to choose from, and you can even have your sweetheart’s name painted on to make it really personal.

8 baby hand-painted hearts in 7cm box – including NEW Bee and Rose designs, retails at £11.95

   

Size 1: solid hand-painted heart in 7cm box – in Polka Dot, Heart or NEW Bee Mine and Rose designs, retails at £9.50

Size 2: hand-painted hollow heart in 10cm box – NEW Tattoo and Lovebirds designs filled with 3 ganaches, retails at £22.50

Size 3:  hand-painted hollow heart – NEW circus-inspired Love design decorated with mini hearts and NEW ‘Name’ Tattoo heart. This heart will have LOVE written on it as standard, but can also be personalised with the name of your loved one (10 characters max.) Orders for personalised hearts must be placed by 23 January for delivery to shops one week before Valentines’s Day. These hearts are filled with 6 ganaches and retail at £32.00

 

 

 

 

 

Size 4: hand-painted heart with red Cupid design filled with 9 ganaches, retails at £45.00

The ganaches in the Rococo hearts are delicate square truffles based on the award-winning chocolates from Rococo’s “Prof du Choc”, made with Valrhona single origin chocolates. Flavours include rose raspberry & lychee, popping champagne, orange mango & passion fruit and jasmine tea.

Of course if you want to pop THE Question you could always sneak in a Diamond Ring!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dirty Bunnies, Leaping Hares and Japanese Birds

These are just some of the delights Rococo Chocolates has in store this Easter.
 
The Dirty Bunnies bag (125g) is filled with crunchy praline feuillete chocolate ‘droppings’ with a praline rabbit sitting on top. They come in both milk and dark chocolate and children aged up to 90 love them! A 125g bag retails at £7.50.
 
Rococo hand painted eggs are something to be treasured.  Each design is painted by chocolate artists on white chocolate and backed with a thick layer of dark chocolate. The Leaping Hare and Chick baby eggs come in their own Rococo Bone China Egg cup, and retail at £9.95 each.
 
The ultimate in Easter treats is the Japanese Bird Egg, skilfully painted with a golden bird perched on a blossom tree.  The egg is filled with a dozen mixed chocolates so if you cannot bear to eat the beautiful bird straight away you can still enjoy some lovely chocolate! Retail price is £30.00 and weight is 220g.
 
There are many other exciting Easter products to discover too, such Real Hens Eggs filled with praline, sugar-coated quails eggs and bags of foiled Hunting Bunny Eggs ideal for hiding in the garden…   Happy Easter! 

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Fresh as the first day of Spring

After a hard winter it is nice to think of spring being just around the corner, and the inspiration for this Kitty tea service from Herend is the lovely spring flower the Tulip.

The hand painted tulips which adorn the porcelain seem to have flown unto the pieces in an unruly manner, their heads and leaves still tilting from the wind.  The service will fit into any decor be it classic, traditional or topical, and bring a ray of sunshine unto the table.

The pattern is also available as a dinner service. 

The teapot is £127.50 and the cup and saucer £76.50.

www.herend.com

020 7384 9722

EASTER EGGS THAT KEEP FOREVER

Herend is keeping the grand tradition of Faberge alive with their exquisite hand painted Easter egg trinket boxes.

The eggs come in many of the popular Herend patterns and the craftsmanship which goes into every one of them is plain to see.

Herend is the larges hand-made porcelain company in Europe,

with more than 600 talented painters who lovingly paints every last dot on the egg.  All products from Herend are hand painted as they have been since Herend first opened their factory over 185 years ago.

Prices vary with design and the amount of painting on each egg

and range from around £150.00 to £800.00 A small price to pay for an heirloom.

www.herend.com

Tel. 020 7384 9722

Tea Drinking is a Favourite Pass-time yet again.

 

Drinking tea is fast becoming the Nation’s favourite pass-time again. But no longer the strong “builders” tea served in a in a chipped mug.  Now there are so many varieties of flavourful teas that require something more delicate to drink it from.

Herend has long been making exquisite tea services in a variety of patterns, shapes and sizes. In fact Herend has over 300 different shapes of teapots and cups to choose from, not to mention the well over 1000 patterns. There is one for every taste and decor, be it traditional, classic or contemporary. All you have to do is chose your favourite one.

All Herend Porcelain is hand painted by skilled craftsmen.

www.herend.com

020 7384 9722

Herend Makes Vase for “Haute Harrods”

 

This exquisite vase with stunning hand painted butterflies has been created exclusively for Harrods in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. Numbers 1 and 2 are in Harrods now.

The vases have been created especially for the “Haute Harrods” promotion which runs through September and October. The vases are 50cms high and the retail price is £1,200 and the pattern reference is VBOB-Y3.

All Herend porcelain is hand painted by highly skilled craftsmen and women.

www.herend.com

020 7384 9722

Stylised Flowers and Beautiful Birds

 

Clean with a subtle colour palette, the new service FLOI from Herend will enhance any table whether you are serving afternoon tea or a bumptious dinner.

FLOI was designed by one of Herend’s master painters and was inspired by the ancient Japanese xylograph from the 11-12th centuries. The pattern features stylised flowers and birds. There are 6 different motifs in the FLOI service.

All Herend porcelain is hand painted by highly skilled craftsmen and women.

A 19.5 cm dessert plate retails at £61.50

www.herend.com

020 7384 9722

Delightfully Delicate

 

Herend has launched a new service, Pivoine, which features the flower of spring the Peony so popular in Chinese decorations, traditional Chinese thought considers the Chinese Peony the symbol of prosperity, plenty, respect and dignity. It is the un-official botanical symbol of China, a symbol of spring worldwide. And a motif which Herend has used before to great acclaim.

On this new service the peony has the company of a playful butterfly, and both the peony and the butterfly are mostly placed at an angle rather than centrally giving it a light and playful air. The colours are light and pastel and the shading in the painting illustrated the craftsmanship mastered by the Herend painters.  All Herend porcelain is hand painted.

There are pieces for dinner, tea and coffee services. Price example: £154.40 for a side plate.

www.herend.com

020 7384 9722

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