Here's a small selection from my latest reviews showing what people are saying about me and my No.1 Hand Fans

Since 2017...Over 400 hand painted fans sent all around the world.....and every one a 5 star review!

T H A N K  Y O U!

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  "This is without doubt one of the most beautiful items I ever bought. I purchased this for a friend’s birthday and he absolutely loved it! You can really tell it is made with love and careful expertise, it is essentially fabulous.
Sand was great, not only she is incredibly talented, she is also extremely helpful and attentive. Five stars all round :)"

Sabrina London

JULY 2021

Sand laurenson Silver lapis No1 hand fan

I recently worked with Sand Laurenson on a press / client-gifting project to coincide with the launch of Garrard’s new fine jewellery collection, Fanfare Symphony.  

Garrard was founded in 1735 and is the longest serving jeweller in the world, so the team not only has extremely high expectations, but a keen eye for craftsmanship, design and attention to detail.  

I worked with Sand throughout the entire process and cannot praise her more highly from both a creative and practical business perspective. Not only were the fans that we received exquisite in design and detail, but she kept me in the loop on their progress throughout the entire project. 

Each and every request for information from my side (and there were many!) was handled quickly and efficiently. In short, she was an absolute pleasure to work with and I would recommend her without question. 

Nadia Carlin (PR Relations at Garrard ) 




I commissioned this fan for a musician friend of mine to cheer him up and WOW! did it work :) The Fan even glows in the dark! All sparkle and such talent!




My darling Sand,

I asked you to make a fan with turtles for my friend who loves turtles!
You made an excellent fan of it, I love to give it to her!
Once more, you made the unbelievable believable!!

Anita Belgium

Absolutely beautiful hand held piece of art! The photo does not do it justice, it really is a lot lovelier. I first discovered these fans from Sand's website as I follow her work as an artist. I jumped at the chance to invest in one of these affordable art fans so I could own a piece of collectable art but I'll be using this through summer as it feels pretty durable too!

Kate UK

Absolutely amazing product - This was a birthday gift for a friend who loves it and gives it a flourish at every opportunity. The "glow in the dark" works really well. Thanks so much, bang on the money, worth every penny.








25 fans for a wine festival in Venice





My fan was absolutely beautiful. Hand painted to perfection. Instead of carrying a bouquet of flowers, i’ll Be carrying this fan at my wedding. The artist was always in contact with me advising me of the process & progress of my purchase. Hand painted silk fans can be pricey and in this case it was worth every penny. I’m thrilled with my purchase!!

R Truchan US

AGAIN..... this is the most beautiful gift a woman can give to herself or somebody else!!
The most spectacular Gold Finger!!
Thank -again- Sand!! You are the best!!

Anita Belgium

Wow, what an experience. I sent Sand a note for a custom fan. Immediately she emailed back with questions on design, color, feeling... we communicated via email a few times and I could instantly tell she just 'got it'. Her excitement was for the project and not for a sale, it was wonderful. She went above and beyond with communication and shipping and really the process was a pure pleasure. What a fabulous birthday gift for my wife, she appreciates it, she loves it, and we are ever grateful of Sand's work. Thank you, thank you.

Bill US

Sand is so talented. Such a lovely seller. Very attentive to me, quick to reply to my questions. Unique designs. Such attention to detail. Each fan is a little work of art. So much love goes into each piece. Highly recommend her shop. I’ll be back for more, soon. I promise.


Gina US

Beautiful fans - very special - thank you for your communication


Absolutely stunning piece, shipped quickly. Communication from the shop was absolutely A+ - thank you so much :)

Elizabeth UK

Handmade fan is lovely and arrived well packaged in presentation box and promptly even for a custom request. 
Thank you.



The detail in this is incredible - what a glorious & amusing piece of art! 
Hanging these fans as artwork is so much more interesting than a frame! I absolutely love the way the shapes look on the wall. I will continue to collect!
Thank You Sand X

Amanda UK

When I bought this fan the shopping process was smooth, fun and quick. It was easy to discuss with Sand how the fan could be modified and she surprised me with such an amazing fan. Also, communicating with Sand was easy-going and expressing an opinion didn't require me to think of a reply for hours before actually sending a message to her. The fact that we both are located in Europe made the mailing process smooth and quick.
 I fully recommend these fans as an alternative to a bridal bouquet!

Stina Finland

So pleased with this purchase. I liked it so much I could've easily kept it for myself. As a fan it works beautifully - a lovely cooling breeze with very little effort put in. If it were not to be used in a practical way and was just for ornament, it looks quite stunning with lots of attention paid to detail. Excellent product and service. Thank you very much indeed from a very happy customer.

Sarah UK

As per other reviews I've made about these fans, this fan did not disappoint me at all. Absolutely beautiful. I will use/wear it with all my pink clothing - of which I have many. I call this the Belle of the Ball fan. Thanks again to Sand who is utterly charming and kind - and I've only 'met' her via email. Buy her fans and be enchanted. Louise

Louise Australia

I have a small collection of Sand’s fan artwork now and this is a fantastic addition - the ‘Bowman’s salute’! I bought it alongside ‘goldfinger’ to be hung as a pair whilst not in use.
They look magnificent & bring a smile to whoever sees them as well as me!

Amanda UK

First rate, beautiful art! Sand made some customizations to an existing design. The result is a dazzling fan that is a perfect companion for my dress!

Kirsten US

Very nice handmade fans and great communication. Thank you!

CLaire UK

I bought a few of these marvelous fans, and all are beautiful!! 
I am really happy! it is a good gift or you can treat yourself and buy one for you!! you will be surprised! My mother loves owls and Sand is going to make a fan for her, in the style of the Goldfinger!! What a nice shop and what a beautiful person! Thank you Sand:-)

Anita Belgium

WONDERFUL!!! Absolutely love it! Thank you :)

Bianca UK

This is the first hand fan I've ordered that is both a beautiful and a functional object. It seems the vast majority are designed to be used for a single event and fall apart soon after.

Sand's fans are as beautiful as the photos and durable to boot!

John UK

I bought this fan for my friend and she loved it. I'm into bright colours and she is into colours that are more muted so I really shopped around for this fan and I was so happy that she loved it. Sand, the artist, is very quick to respond to queries and very quick to post your item to you. The fans (I have now bought three) are beautiful. Little works of art. If you don't want to use them, you could frame them and put them on your wall. But I think you will enjoy using - buy one for each of your outfits :) I highly recommend Sand and her fans. 

Louise Australia

The fan is beautiful! She matched the ivory and silver sari I'll use to make my Regency ball gown. The little details like pearls, silver tassel and cameo are beautiful. Customer service top notch. Highly recommend.

Ellen US

Very personal custom made item: lovely paintings and beautifully presented with a case etc. I would recommend this shop to anyone. My fan even has a name ..Kiku

Jonathon UK

This is a beautiful and unique fan. It arrived on time, perfectly packaged with little extras, and is on display in my home.It is everything I hoped it would be! The seller could not have been nicer.

Ron US

I bought this fan as a give for my girlfriend and she absolutely loves it! Amazing quality, gift wrapped beautifully with a lovely card. I had a mix up with the postman but Sand was there trying to help me on the other end of the phone and eventually we got it sorted, was worth the wait. Highly recommend, stunning fan and amazing service!

Joseph UK

This custom fan is absolutely stunning! It's extremely well painted, just the way I imagined it. Excellent conversation with the artist. She understood my wishes and created a beautiful and handy piece of wearable art. I get lots of compliments from people, all the time. This is already my second fan and will certainly get more items in the future. I highly recommend this shop! Thank you Sand! X

Miriam Italy

I absolutely love this Fan which was painted to the colour I wanted with some special touches. it arrived really well packaged and on time. Sand keeps in contact and I found she wanted to make sure the fan is exactly how I wanted it. I will certainly be purchasing more from her.

Denise UK

It looks like an art piece and the colour choices of the fan are really beautiful. have already seen it glow in the dark. as I see it, it is truly an art piece and sand is an artist :-)
she was very concerned about my satisfaction with the piece and also helped me a lot by giving me some information when the post did forget to put a note in my mail box for picking the piece up and where. it worked out well. thank you again

Christina Denmark

Jeez, what can I say about this fan? The huge smile it brings...Art work? Sculpture? Musical Instrument!!! It rattles, it keeps you cool and it shakes it's eyes too! I bought this for my dancer girlfriend and she was blown away! Thanks sand for a great fan and brownie points too :)

I'll be back!

Alan Indonesia

I am the proud and happy owner of both the Memento Vivere and the Memento Mori fans. Inseparable sisters, indeed! Masterfully painted and adorned, and now my constant companions. Many, many thanks for your stunning work!

Ally UK

Very stylish and elegant fan. Great service - quick, efficient and all round a super service

Kate UK

Really beautiful fan, and yes it does glow! Lovely quick efficient service.

Jim US

I wish I could post both pictures from the two lovely fans I purchased. Sand, the designer is so talented. I am so pleased to have come across her shop. I can’t say enough about her. I highly recommend her fans. I am a professional shopper and it takes a lot to impress me. Thank you Sand. I’ll be back again! 🎨

Gina US

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Personalized service, fast delivery, exquisite artistry! This will be bridal “bouquet” for my beach wedding! ❤️ Thank you!!!!

Mary US

Sand is a true artist! Here in the Deep South fans are making a big come back❤️

Marsha US

My order was for a custom-made special request fan for a friend Wavy. 
The artist was lovely to work with, always quick to respond to questions and she provided helpful suggestions throughout the process. She not only created an artful piece specific to what I asked (style, design, color, etc.) but she even was willing to allow me to pick out the charm that would go with it. 
The fan itself is absolutely beautiful and hand-crafted, I can truly see that it was made with care and love :)
Communication, production, and shipping all were superb and timely.

**Highly recommend** 

Monica US

Love the fan, arrived fast.
Great to deal with.

Sonia Australia

This is a lovely handpainted lacquered fan which the seller caringly touched up just for my order. It is exactly as pictured, only more beautiful in person. The seller is quite responsive to questions, and you should REALLY CHECK OUT HIS SHOP because all of the fans there are beautiful. There is a slight trick when it arrives getting it to first open, for safety in shipping there was a slight bit of tack between layers, this kept it strong and arriving in one piece. And the box was beautiful, this would be a great gift for anyone.

Paige US

I got this really quickly and in time for my holiday so I can take it with me. The way it was presented in a beautiful silk pouch and within a box makes it seem magical and special to me. The fan itself is really lovely and light. I absolutely love it!! 
I know where I will be getting my next fan! Thank you very much, Sand and keep blessing us with your skills!

Esther UK

Beautifully made product and just as described, excellent packaging and presentation, thoughtful follow up by the artist. Very much recommend these for any fan aficionado.

What a Beautiful fan. It is even prettier than I expected. Sand was a pleasure to do business with, her main concern is making her customers happy. She is extremely accommodating. I could not be more pleased with this purchase and look forward to my next purchase!! 🐾

Monica US

The fan is wonderful! I can waft away my sweats believing I look fabulous!! 

Thank you so much Sand for the swift correspondence and also for being so accommodating. The first fan was too big for wafting but Sand was great at not only taking it back but swiftly making me another smaller one. 

Claire UK

Such a fabulous thing, everyone loves it. Really hits the spot. Skilfully made.

Andrew UK

Love it! Will post a picture once I pair this with one of my tango outfits! Love the design and all your artwork. Will order for sure again! Great customer service and just fun messages and connection from across the pond! Fun! Thanks again! Unique product!

Susanna US

Absolutely beautiful hand held piece of art! The photo does not do it justice, it really is a lot lovelier. I first discovered these fans from Sand's website as I follow her work as an artist. I jumped at the chance to invest in one of these affordable art fans so I could own a piece of collectable art but I'll be using this through summer as it feels pretty durable too!