Tag Archive: pottery

Your sink can be a work of art.

Hand-make and wheel-thrown by artist Brigette Kinney of Dragons Breath Pottery. Incidentally, she makes her own glazes, which is the only way to be sure of what’s in them.  

Pretty pottery for trees.

Lovely urban ceramic jewelry for trees, by artist NeSpoon in Poland. Source: Unurth Street Art

Vortexes, waves, nests and eggs.

From start to finish, all thrown by hand, and altered and carved, one at a time, by Jennifer McCurdy. (Doesn’t the first one remind you of the Olympic Flame? Kinda? 🙂 ) Jennifer… Continue reading

Black-on-black, and red-cut vases.

From the naturally occurring clay in the region, dug straight from the ground, and fired in cottonbark-fueled pits. Mata Ortiz Pottery.  

Things that make you go hmmmmm…

Ceramic art by Kate McDowell. Source / Desi Colours

The mouse takes the cheese.

Not really. It’s for your butter. 🙂 Handmade, functional stoneware pottery. Swiss cheese butter dish by Kathleen at Sherwood Inn Pottery.

Leaves, ‘shrooms, and bark, oh my.

Decorative ceramic stone wear inspired by nature. Designed and handmade by Joan Hardie of Bitter Beck Pottery. Wall piece, large plane leaf collage Wall piece, sycamore collage Vessel, burdock vase Sculptural pieces, mushrooms… Continue reading

A neverending cup of coffee.

That’s what you’d be drinking out of THAT. Yingge Pottery town photos credit / Julie K in Taiwan   Giant pottery made in Yingge / Source Taiwan, The Heart of Asia  

Mosaic cars.

And a sofa also tiled with broken pottery mosaic-style at the Highland Stonewear factory/shop in Lochinver, U.K. Source: Singing Weaver Source:  BBC News From another angle. Source: Bob Jones

Serve food in a rainbow.

Hand-formed, hand-pressed and bisque-fired, with each square individually glazed. That is a LOT of work. Large Rainbow square Serving Bowl by Jennifer @JMN Pottery

Looks like a hollowed out geode!

But it is wheel-thrown out of porcelaneous stoneware clay, coated with a special Lava Textured Glaze on the outside and the artist’s trademark metallic crackle finish on the inside. Safe for serving light… Continue reading

62-year-old shoes.

Created by an Indian potter around 1950. Red slip decorated with black mesquite sap paint, with “Pedro” carved on the bottom of one shoe. Papago Indian Red Pottery Shoes at Old Territorial Indian… Continue reading

Pottery west of the Rio Grande.

Southwest Indian art. The incised designs and melon ribs and swirls of Jemez Pottery, direct from the Jemez Pueblo.

Duck and cover!

Just kidding. These terracotta grenades explode only with soil and seeds. Toss one to the ground and grow a plant. Urban guerrilla warfare “Flower Grenades” designed by Tony Minh Nguyen. Source / UFUNK

Waves, twists, and fragments. Oh my.

Ceramic sculpture by London-born Matthew Chambers. Eclipse Increase Nest

Ron Philbeck deco jar.

From this year’s firing. Source: Ron Philbeck on Pinterest

Stalagtites, barnacles, and tubes. Oh my.

Fired to 2500 degrees and crackle-glazed by Erin Lunstrum Pietsch of Boise, ID. Source / Pietsch Pottery

A heart in your hands.

White crackle Raku pottery heart by Marie at the Throwing Shop. Source / Etsy.com

Top Hat teapot.

Pottery designed and handmade in Debenham UK. By: Carters Teapots

Beer cans and submachine guns.

I wouldn’t mind looking  at these thrown in a dang corner. Chinese porcelain by artist Lei Xue I wouldn’t carry this into a fight with another submachine gun but it would be cool… Continue reading

One foot in front of the other.

For the fine folks over at ToeMail. 😀 Pottery foot vase by Sassydoggs in San Diego, CA. A pinch pot named “Jeremy” by Cindy at Jenny Gulch Pottery & Art, in North Dakota.

Sunflower princess.

By Marie-France. An example of Raku pottery. Source / Mole Hill Studios

The pods are invading! They’re coming to get us!

Not really, don’t panic. 🙂 They started as lathed wood prototypes and were ceramic-casted, SO cool. Golly Pots by Jason Lane. Source / Tending To It

It’s Terracotta Day.

Hard fired mason bee house by Shelly’s TerraCotta Pottery Source / Searching For Art In Life  Durable and environmentally friendly by Marny Saunders Pottery Source / Tofino Public Market Utensil holder, everyday storage… Continue reading

Multi-faceted.

Halima Cassell‘s unglazed, hand-built, hand-carved, faceted pottery! Source / Halima Cassell