The pots are thrown on a wheel in red clay. When leather hard they are dipped in white slip, and when dry the images are applied by scratching the outline of the design through the slip – a technique known as sgraffito*. After illustrating the raw-clay pots, they are biscuit fired.
The pots are then painted with coloured pigments, glazed and fired again. Spending up to five days in the kiln to produce high-fired earthenware.
The finished ceramics are highly decorated, mainly with floral designs, or images reflecting our location. Each process is crafted by hand to produce unique pieces. A procedure which is highly skilled and time consuming.
*sgraffito – decorative work in which the top layer is removed to expose the lower layer
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