The Silver Puffin

Local and global artists are well represented at The Silver Puffin with our unique gift ideas. The Silver Puffin is a well known destination in Charleston.

Locally owned and operated, we carry charming gifts and distinctive home accents. Each item is handpicked by the owners from all over the world - we've found the best from the US and abroad. Our shop has a wide selection of one-of-a-kind, handmade items in a variety of price ranges. Domestic and international shipping available.

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Why Are Puffins Vanishing? The Hunt for Clues Goes Deep (Into Their Burrows) 09/04/2018

Why Are Puffins Vanishing? The Hunt for Clues Goes Deep (Into Their Burrows)

We're sad to hear the troubling news about the Icelandic puffin colonies. Puffin lovers can read about it here at the NYTimes:

Why Are Puffins Vanishing? The Hunt for Clues Goes Deep (Into Their Burrows) Overfishing, hunting and pollution are putting pressure on the birds, but climate change may prove to be the biggest challenge.


Don't forget, tomorrow and Sunday we're celebrating Christmas in July with a Byers' Choice pre-season event at Bartons Toys. Come check out the catalog and we can show you what's available, and what has already sold out, so you can be sure to order the figures you really want. Byers' expects many of it's best sellers to sell out early, so don't miss your chance to get your order in now and get some special deals too.


Join us for a special Byers' Choice Christmas in July event at Bartons Toys, Saturday July 14 and Sunday July 15. This is a great opportunity to make sure you get the figures you really want this year as Byers' is expecting it's best sellers will sell out early. Several of their Carolers are already unavailable, so don't wait until the last minute. Come by this weekend to see our catalog, or order by phone. We can show you what's available (and what isn't) and we'll have some special deals.


The SALE is now on! 20-50% off everything.
Don't ends December 31.


Our 2017 Byers' Choice Carolers have arrived. Check them out at


So we're having a website sale. Today only (9/11) until the sun comes out.
Use discount code IRMA at


What do you think of our sterling silver teaspoons? Made in Zimbabwe and stamped by the silversmith. Great for sugar bowls, coffee stirrers and, of course, a traditional newborn gift. Take a peek - we have a limited few available:

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A beautiful memento of the beach: Tranquil, peaceful, eternal.
Each piece is signed and one of a kind. Mother's Day is coming...

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Think mom would like a seahorse for Mother's Day?
They're one of a kind and signed.

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We LOVE these pewter bowls. Cast from starfish caught in pockets on a beach. Check out the starfish feet. Each piece is signed.
Perfect for Mother's Day.

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What better way to celebrate spring than to decorate with these wonderfully cheerful handpainted ceramics. Each one is unique and signed. Check them out at

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We're having a FLASH SALE today for our Facebook followers.
Log onto and use code FLASH.

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Pamper your sweetie on Valentine's Day with locally made bubble bath and scrub. It smells scrumptious. February 14 is only a week away!

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Need serving pieces for the holidays? Check out our selection now.

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The Penzo Masterpieces have arrived. Isn't the duck sensational? We have more!

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Beautiful, isn't it? We have an excellent selection of our handmade ceramics. Don't miss out.

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Drink wine in style with these beautiful pewter animal glasses. Made in South Africa. ROAR!

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The new Penzo shipment has arrived. WOO! Take a look at all our wonderful handpainted ceramics from Zimbabwe.

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Isn't she exquisite? We have several hand-colored prints in stock of tigers, lions and one camel! Perfect for an office or home.

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Moms like to be pampered - and you better not forget her on Mother's Day (which is only a week away). These yummy bubble baths and sugar scrubs are made here in Charleston.

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The Raincoat Ducks are back at The Silver Puffin (and our sister store Bartons Toys). Shop or swing by one of Bartons' two Charleston area locations to get yours today.

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Get a great deal on cutting boards at The Silver Puffin, now 30% off, and get an extra 5% off online when you enter the promotion code FACEBOOK at Or swing by our sister store Bartons Toys in South Windermere Shopping Center and mention this post before Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 to get the extra discount.


There's a chance that Penzo might produce more of their handmade ceramics from Zimbabwe. We are taking pre-orders now. If we get enough orders, they'll produce it! Contact us for details. Here is a list of pieces for order:

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Don't miss out on the next touchdown with a boring serving tray!
We have local pickup available for our local customers.

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Need more serving options for those football parties? Check out our Football Boards for cutting and serving which will make your entertaining special!

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Penzo handmade ceramics are being discontinued.
Boo-hoo. We now have our final shipment in stock and it's going quickly......take a look while we still have pieces left.

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Have a lovely Thanksgiving everyone!
Thank you for your business this past year - it is most appreciated.

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The Swedish Tomte, or gnome, delivers gifts to children at Christmas - as Santa Claus does. Gnomes are the protectors of children and animals, but they can have a temper - especially when they are offended - which is why it's important to leave the tomte a little bowl of porridge in thanks for his presents. Take a look at our nice selection.

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It's that time of year and guess what kind of list your ornery friends will be making?
We're giving away one S**T LIST note pack with any $15 purchase of our funny note pads, sticky notes or full size note pads. Say you saw it on Facebook. It's a $7.75 value! Only while supplies last.....
Great for office secret santas!

Wiwat's Trunk Show 10/12/2014

Wiwat's Trunk Show

Today is the last day of Wiwat's trunk show. Stop by 708 S. Shelmore Blvd to try them on.
Don't wait...tomorrow they'll be gone.

Wiwat's Trunk Show Anytime you add pearls to a necklace, you add a stone that complements any skin color. Here, Wiwat marries the pearl with a jade leaf and an emerald chunk.

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Wiwat's online trunk show is in full swing. We've already sold half of our inventory in the first few hours. Don't miss out. He makes the best jewelry at the absolute best prices anywhere. Handmade in Wiwat's jewelry studio and each one is one of a kind. It ends Sunday, October 12. Don't miss out.

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We are SO pleased to have Baronessa Cali's heavenly scented products back again. The rich creme and purifying body wash are filled with the extracts from Italian olive oil and the scent from Blood Red Oranges. doesn't get any richer than this.
AND for a limited time, we will be offering our customers a free travel moisturizer with every purchase (while supplies last).

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Everyone loves the scents of the sea. Refresh dad with Swedish Sea Salt Soap which is moisturizing and envigorating, perfect for shaving. Or let him try Swedish Seaweed Soap, which leaves the skin fresh and ocean clean. They're both favorites with men.

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Shopping for dads is always difficult. Let us help.
This exquisite hand carved wood album is something any dad would treasure. Great for saving pictures, stashing things as a souvenir book or guest book, or using as a journal, these wooden books will fit in any man's home. Several sizes available.




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