Custom chocolate order, your choice of flavor and shapes

Item Name and Description: Custom chocolate order in one flavor of your choice: 80+ custom truffles, 3+ pounds of molded chocolates, 60 pieces of handmade chocolate-dipped marzipan… Your imagination is the only real limit.

Why the quantity variation in this offering? You will get one full batch of anything I make, and the size will depend on what you order and how much you need. The quantities listed are the absolute minimum. If your sole priority is chocolate volume, the maximum order size is approximately 120 truffles or roughly 5 lbs of molded chocolate. If you want your order to consist of 30+ gourmet chocolate bars so you can stock up for a year, that can be done.

I’m a small-scale, Massachusetts-licensed chocolatier who specializes in geeky chocolates. Want ginger scald truffles with spicy ginger and pear brandy inspired by the Lies of Locke Lamora? Done that. Chocolate daleks, R2D2s, giant dice? Done. I can do decorated chocolates; my Daleks are metallic and my solid two-pound Millennium Falcon is starship grey on a black cake board with white chocolate stars. I’ll even make custom molds for you, if you make it worth my time by donating a lot. (For context, I usually charge about $200 for a new mold design. Pay for someone’s entire con visit, and I’ll help you make your chocolate dreams come true.)

Flavor inspiration at my website, although I am always inventing new flavors and will be happy to work with you on new ideas; pictures of a few of my molded chocolates can be found here.

Starting Bid: $125

Notes: Due to weather constraints (aka chocolate melting during shipping) this item will be delivered in the fall or winter; exact dates are flexible, so if you want custom chocolates for Halloween or Thanksgiving or Christmas, that can be done. Summer orders are negotiable but will require additional payment to cover the much higher summer shipping expenses.

Bidding is now open. It closes Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).


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custom stitched bookmark

Item Name & Description: a stitched bookmark, made to the pattern and colors of your choice.

For instance: a knotwork bookmark, such as one of these eight patterns; here is a closer picture of the completed one I’ve offered elsewhere in the auction, in different colors;

red knotwork front full

Or one of these ten blackwork bookmarks, example shown below in blue:

blue bookmark alone big

Or maybe a snowflake pattern?

Or another pattern you like, as long as I agree.

Starting Bid: $5.

Notes: it will be light, I will ship anywhere. Completion date approximately a month after we agree on design.

Bidding is now open. It closes Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).


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Jewelry for the discerning gentleperson

Item Name & Description: One item of jewelry.

Examples of past projects may be found here.

Starting Bid: $10

Notes: Please let me know if you have color preferences. I can definitely make brooches, necklaces, bracelets, or cufflinks, other items may be available depending on difficulty. If outside US or Canada, you may have to pitch in for shipping.

Bidding opens Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It closes Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).


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Amulet Poem

Item Name & Description: I’ll write you an amulet poem to draw something toward you, push something away from you or help you accomplish a task. If you win, you’ll tell me what you want the amulet to do and where to send it, and I’ll write it and make a wearable or portable fabric carrying case for it, about 1″ x 1″ x 2″.

Starting Bid: $5.00

Notes: The amulet can’t affect the physical world. Please allow two weeks from the date of request for me to make and send it.

Bidding opens Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It closes Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).


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