Still, as part of our imminent launch we have created a Wordpress site that includes the story of our development from creating a piggy bank from scratch, through to organising the potters and completing the manufacturing process.
We have included a page dedicated to our launch and subsequent auction of a limited number of SwearPigs that will be hand painted some some of the best artists in the UK. These will be numbered and signed by the artists. There is still a way to go as I am due to pick up the moulds tomorrow from Stoke on Trent and deliver them to the potter near to Belper very soon.
If you would like to keep up to date regarding the launch and charity auction, please visit us at SwearPig.com/Launch
First, a pictorial history of our creation to date.
Imagine, sat around my dinning room table; talking and carrying on ( as you do! ) and we decide to put a piece of paper of our little piggy bank covered in sellotape. We then wrote a word on the tape and tried to make everyone say the word. If they did they had to put some money into the piggy bank. I thought to myself "Hold on, there's a business here somewhere!" and duly registered the domain name. Not knowing what the business was or how to commercialise it, I left it on the back burner. This was back in May 2008. My circumstances changed in Sept 2012 and I stopped working full-time. My home life settled down a little at the beginning of 2013 and I started looking for things to keep me out of trouble and I thought of swear pig. I got hold of a designer to help me with the design of swearpig. She gave me 6 sketches to choose from and I put it out to the vote. I received a total of 127 votes from various social media platfor…