Art friends set up new online business

PUBLISHED: 18:05 30 June 2014

Amanda Davies and Gill Sims who have set up a new business GB Artisans.

Amanda Davies and Gill Sims who have set up a new business GB Artisans.

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TWO Weston women have set up a new online crafts business.

Amanda Davies and Gill Sims who have set up a new business GB Artisans.Amanda Davies and Gill Sims who have set up a new business GB Artisans.

Beautiful handmade items are on sale, ranging from traditional jewellery and paintings, to novelty gift ideas and colourful homeware.

GB Artisans is the brainchild of Amanda and Gill Sims who decided to follow their passion.

Gill said the idea came to them over an evening meal and they decided to put their experience of visiting countless craft fairs to good use.

But as well as fulfilling a personal passion for art, the pair say they hope the new business can help promote some of the great work carried out by local independent artists.

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