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Announcement    Featured in VOGUE MAGAZINE. Handmade urban chic jewellery, wire wrap rings, retro earrings, geek cufflinks and verdigris patina boho cuff bracelets. Wholesale jewellery enquiries welcome.


Last updated on Dec 28, 2017

Featured in VOGUE MAGAZINE. Handmade urban chic jewellery, wire wrap rings, retro earrings, geek cufflinks and verdigris patina boho cuff bracelets. Wholesale jewellery enquiries welcome.



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Amanda Robins

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Amanda Robins


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About gimmethatthing

Sales 1,959
On Etsy since 2010

Shhh, I'm busy making something

First let me tell you how excited I was to have one of my wire wrap rings featured in an edition of UK VOGUE magazine. Yes indeed!

I started creating wire wrap jewelry after I broke my back falling off my daft horse, Sid, in 2009. I was out of action for only a few months. As soon as I could go back to salsa dancing I knew my body had recovered. Back then I was a ceramicist but because of my injury I needed to create small scale lightweight items. I had to make stuff. It's in my blood. And so Gimme That Thing was born.

I've since gone back to ceramics for fun. I have a kiln and love browsing the gorgeous glazes online. I also spin and dye yarn on my rustically charming spinning wheel, using such weird things as onion skins, privet leaves and herbs to dye with as well as Kool Aid for sharper colour. Any opportunity to go to a local crafting workshop and I'm there! I'm about to learn how to make stained glass items and try my hand at mosaics.

I've made things and sold them since I was 13 and still at school. Nearly every pupil was seen wearing the beaded suede hair ties or the Disney character hand-painted wooden brooches that I'd made.

I opened my Etsy shop in late 2010 and things began to take off, I mean globally, with customers from around the world. Nowadays my work space is a huge antique school master's desk which I bought for a song. This is where I create my jewelry, do the paperwork, drink lots of tea and gaze out of the window at my lush green garden, at the frogs, green parakeets and hedgehogs that inhabit the space.

Fun fact - I'm also a mindful movement dance and relaxation facilitator and teach in Manchester every week. I'm also a trainee yoga teacher.

Shop members

  • Amanda Robins

    Owner, Designer, Maker, Curator, I Do It All

    I design, create, make, photograph, promote. I love doing it all. I couldn't be happier than when I have a heap of gemstones or a bag of knitting yarn in front of me just waiting there for me to dive into.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 18, 2016
Like so many artisans my creations are inspired by the changes in the seasons and the wonderful colour combinations of nature. Just take a look at the colours that Mother Nature chose for all those beautiful marine fish and the often clashing colours. I am constantly experimenting with new designs, techniques and different metals. Oxidised sterling silver and copper are particular favourites of mine and look amazing with a variety of gemstones.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If you receive an item that has been damaged during shipping or you are not entirely happy with your purchase please contact me to arrange a refund within 14 days of receipt. I will refund your payment once an item is returned. Shipping for returned items must be paid for by the buyer. Where an item has been damaged in transit to you I can offer a refund or replacement item where possible.

EU Distance Selling Regulations state that customers in the EU can return a purchase within 14 days of receipt for a full refund including shipping. However you are responsible for paying the return shipping cost. If you wish to cancel your order within 14 days of receiving it, you can choose to complete the form via the link below and email it to chicitarobins [!at]
Gimme That Thing accepts payment via Paypal, debit card, credit card and Etsy gift vouchers. Payment must be made within 24 hours of ordering an item. Failure to do so means that your order will be invalid and the item will be relisted in the shop.
Shipping within mainland UK takes 1-3 working days. International deliveries take 5-12 working days although I cannot guarantee this. All items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment wherever possible.
Additional policies and FAQs
All items are shipped in bubble wrap lined envelopes.
Wholesale and consignment enquiries are welcomed by Gimme That Thing. Please contact me to discuss wholesale prices.