Custom House Signs - Lisette Chesshire produces beautiful, distinctive, ceramic handmade handpainted housenames and house numbers from her studio in Wales,UK. The letters are impressed into the clay before firing, and every house sign is individually handpainted afresh, (no transfers are ever used) so you sign is completely unique to you, even though it may be similar to one previously made. Flowers, birds, country scene, beloved pets, whatever you want can be put on your sign - each one is a permanently glazed unique art work.
Hode Pottery is the creation of a husband and wife team who work closely together to produce garden pottery that is both decorative and functional. Stoneware clay is used which makes the pots exceptionally strong and impervious to frost and they can be left outside during winter months. For people with gardens large or small, inside or out, in fact for anyone who loves plants, do plan a visit to Hode Pottery.
Littlethorpe Potteries is a working heritage centre and the oldest continually working pottery in the country (established 1831). We specalise in making traditional terracotta pots such as forcing jars, strawberry pots, bread crocks and Long Tom's.
In her mid-thirties, Lucy Smith is making her mark in the world of decorative garden sculpture with a range of fountains, wall plaques and fountain bowls in glazed fired clay which provide an attractive alternative to the concrete figures which occupy the sales yards of most garden centres and D.I.Y. stores.
Situated at Askett in Buckinghamshire, Chris Bull works at Meadowcroft Pottery in mostly in stoneware, making domestic and decorative ware. She also produces raku and the website shows some of her work. She takes commisions for commemorative items, including slipware.
Philip's very large pots are designed for gardens and outdoor spaces. Simple understated form where colour and texture work together with changing weather patterns to create a permanent sculptural statement. Inspiration for the pots flows from a fascination with architecture old and new combined with a buoyant enthusiasm for gardens.
The work is fresh, honest and very beautiful and the craftsmanship follows the ancient traditions of early African potters who employed the freehand coiling technique to achieve near perfect symmetry.
John Huggins, and his skilled assistants have specialised in making top quality handmade flower pots since 1979. Until their move to the Forest of Dean in 1995 the workshop, known as Courtyard Pottery, was based in Swindon. Using the traditional techniques of throwing and press moulding we produce some of the finest English flower pots available.
We are a small company based in the market town of Hexham in Northumberland, where we have been making terracotta pots since 1979. In our workshops we produce a large range of handthrown terracotta pots which we sell through our own shop and in garden centres, shops and galleries around the country.
Classic Hand-Made Terracotta Flowerpots for Classic English Gardens. At Whichford Pottery we make the finest frostproof Terracotta Garden pots by traditional methods. Our skilled craftsmen take local materials and form them into fine pots that will enhance any garden, large or small.