Wheel thrown, wood fired stoneware beaker.
Holds approx 100ml
Approx. 7.5cm D x 7cm H
Note- hand washing recommended for best care. All items are made individually by hand, so subtle difference and variation may occur.
This handmade beaker is made from a white stoneware. Each beaker is thrown and formed on an electric wheel. I apply the glaze inside and out using glaze, then slip and wax resist decoration on the outside.
All pots are fired in my wood fired kiln to 1280 degrees. I glaze and decorate once dry and fire from raw clay (no bisque firing), packing the kiln over a two day period. I fire the pots for around 32 hours purely with wood. During this time when the kiln has reached the right temperature I spray in bicarbonate of soda over a 3-4 hour period. Before ending with a soak and final temperature reach. The kiln takes around 3-4 days to cool, in which time I nervously await to see the results!
The process of wood firing results in each pot having an unique appearance, which gives each one it's own character and personality adding to its charm and warmth. Each pot is individually crafted so no two are exactly alike.