Libby's hand-thrown ceramic tableware is all created at her home studio in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.
Each product is made from flecked Stoneware Clay, mixed from a blend of two clays. All items are individually hand thrown on the potter’s wheel starting from just a ball of clay.
Sue’s functional domestic stoneware is produced by brushing dilute cobalt over the dolomite glaze before firing to 1240°c. Combinations of stripes are a major feature of her work and are carefully chosen to suit each individual piece.
Bristol-based David works in the medium of porcelain paper clay and stoneware; hand building figurative sculpture and vessels from sheets of clay. Formed by an innovative technique entirely his own, his work is highlighted with touches of glaze, precious lustres and metallic oxides.
These handcrafted ceramic pieces are assembled from fine earthenware clay inscribed with vintage lace and fabrics. Vanessa uses layers of paint, mono-print and glaze embellished with enamel decals, gold lustre & mother of pearl.
Julia makes small batches of earthenware ceramic items inspired by personal events, places and objects. She says “One day it’s flamingos at the zoo and the next a bee trapped in my garden shed”.
Alice Duck now runs her independent pottery studio, originally founded in a small attic room in her Bristol flat, from her Brighton studio. All her works are handmade and simplicity and function are at the core of each piece she makes.
These unique ceramic pieces are created using paper porcelain made from a mixture of raw materials, mainly china clay, potash feldspar, quartz and bentonite. Alice finishes the mix with the addition of some paper fibre.
Julia is a British ceramic artist based in Northamptonshire. She creates small-batch, wonderful, functional vases and fine art ceramic sculptures, featuring bright colours and interesting surface patterns.
These stunning ceramics are handmade by Maki, originally from Japan and living in a small Yorkshire town where her pottery studio is located. Most of her work is hand-thrown stoneware. Each piece is kept in a simple form to be functional, with beautiful surface decoration and muted colours.
Sejal specialises in ceramics with a particular focus on mould making and slip-casting, she crafts decorative and functional pieces. Each piece is individually made in Sejal’s studio where she hand crafts simple porcelain pieces each with an embossed heart.
Jane's current work centres on the theme of renewal and how our environment changes with time, contrasting the new against the old. The Sintra range was inspired by a visit to the Palacio da Pena in Sintra, Portugal. They are handmade from porcelain with copper, cobalt, iron and manganese oxides.
Ken and Valerie make all their work by hand. Ken throws the pots using fine white earthenware and Valerie decorates each piece with free-hand painting using ceramic colours; no transfers or guidelines are used. Each piece is truly unique.
Terri works from her studio at home in Surrey, with views over the garden and surrounding fields which are a constant source of inspiration for her seed pod forms and of course any birds that happen to visit.
Tregear Pottery on the Isle of Wight produces beautiful handmade stoneware pottery made from a fine white stoneware clay and hand decorated in designs drawing their inspiration and influences from the exceptional beauty of the surrounding landscapes.