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Leaf Trading Post


Leaf Trading Post is myself, Helen Leaf. I've been self employed under this banner for some years now, and the business has evolved and developed during this time. 

I make beautiful things using antler, bone, silver, bronze and wood and my inspiration comes from nature and prehistory. I have a PhD in archaeology, specialising in medieval bone flutes.

I have supplied local, national and international museums with objects for their displays, their handling collections and for their gift shops, as well as many customers though events and shows over the past 15 years. I have also supplied galleries, have taught courses and have given talks and presentations. Part of my current work involves ancient trees, which you can read about on my website,

My more creative work now has its own website, The shows that I attend in future will have this work as its focus. Leaf Trading Post will continue as a point of contact for courses, information and wholesale supply. You can contact me via either site. 


Events and shows, 2020:

All cancelled until further notice but hopefully 2021 will bring a better outlook for them....... 

Workshops and courses 2020:

All cancelled until further notice....... The Ancient Tree course in July will be decided about in May - currently it's not certain if it will run or not. This page will be updated accordingly.

July 20th-24th, Understanding Ancient Trees course, Marlborough College Summer School


If you have any queries can contact me using the form below.

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