smartWare - highest quality jewellery box hardware - side rail hinges and locks,all available in polished brass, rhodium plate and gold plate

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Important update, 13/06/2020: As the best box hardware available, demand for smartWaresmartHinge and smartLock – has been rising steadily for some years now. Unfortunately several recent UK manufacturers have proved that they’re not capable of manufacturing the numbers, quality or consistency that I demand for my customers, so I’m starting to work with two excellent new manufacturers, still in UK, with a view to securing the level of supply that I require.


Despite the coronavirus, work is ongoing to make these sought after items available again. Polished brass hinges should be available again by the middle of June 2020 – I am taking pre-orders now – with other finishes and locks following on soon after.


Thank you to all my loyal customers – in UK and around the world – for your patience in the meantime.


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Thank you.


Andrew Crawford


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