Pit firing is a pottery firing technique that I have been keen to try for some time. And I will be far from the first to do so. You see this is the oldest known method of firing pottery known to man. Pit fired pieces that have been found have been dated back to 29,000 to 25,000 BCE.
Some of you may be aware that recently I have experienced the loss that death brings. Nothing stings like the passing of a parent. It is a reminder of your own immortality.
Name that Vase! Here is where you can suggest a name, create a story, poem or prose for this raku pottery vase.
A selection of our handmade pottery is now located at the Copper Tree Boutique, which is located in Dayle’s Grand Market in Amherst, Nova Scotia.
Some of you may have noticed that I have added two new vases to my raku pottery vase gallery, named after two literary protagonists.
How do you take personal trauma or grief and honour your experience by turning it into something positive?
I present to you the raku pottery vase ‘The White Walker’.
Our vase today once again pays homage to one of my favourite television series currently in it’s twilight stage, Game of Thrones!
I may have already mentioned that the raku firing process can be quite volatile and that not ever vase survives.
Today I have decided to share with you, one of my beautiful accidents.
Claude Monet’s stunning series Water Lilies has inspired the creation of this vase and raku pottery owl.