Tag Archives: Ceramics and Pottery

Working Small: The International Orton Cone Box Show

As I look over toward my secretary as I type, I see my tiny box collection. The miniatures are made of wood and metal. Some contain surprises, others are empty. Some are decorated, others are plain. I am not alone … Continue reading

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Open Studio Update, 4-5-11

Things clicked along pretty smoothly today. I did take a green tea break at one point, as I found myself tired out. It tasted good and perked me up. Lifting things in and out of the damp room and expending … Continue reading

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Clay & Self-Sufficiency

I  was at a garden centre yesterday, one that I particularly enjoy: Brian Minter‘s Country Garden. You can find ordinary and rare or unusual plants there. I saw saffron crocuses being grown for the first time… He also sells about … Continue reading

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Pottery News Round-Up

Every week, I come across intriguing articles about ceramics and pottery, so I decided to collect and post current news each Friday. I’ll give you the headline/link, author (if listed), source, date published, and a brief summary. The featured articles … Continue reading

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Korean Tea Ceremony and Tea Bowls

About seven years ago, my friend Mi-Kyoung performed a Korean Tea Ceremony for me. The pottery she was using was beautiful, traditional, and we were at her brothers home near Vancouver. The author of several Korean cookbooks, she is used … Continue reading

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An invitation to subscribe to Jane Street Clayworks

It’s easy! Just click the button at the top right side of my blog or sign up with the RSS feed. You’ll receive notifications of new posts by email in summary form. There are many bells and whistles on the … Continue reading

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Drinking chocolate from bowls

The first time I drank chocolate out of a bowl was in Calgary during Spring Break 1989. My friends and I traveled up in a rented car. The population back then was 700,000 and to us it was the Big … Continue reading

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