Posts Tagged: Ceramics

Dragonfly Bonsai pots

Thanks to the support of other bonsai enthusiasts, I am now able to explore the endless possibilities offered by clay. It is a material that doesn’t follow the same rules as other three dimensional materials. Parting with a piece that I’ve obsessed over is strange, but no matter how good a bonsai pot is, it… Read more »

Walsall Pottery Workshop

What an amazing day, it has given us all a greater appreciation of the time, work and detail that goes into making bonsai pots. It was a lot of fun too; we were all engrossed in our pot making throughout the day and what made the day was David Jones from Walsall Studio ceramics. He is… Read more »

Mark Follon fissured pots

Have you seen Mark Follons fissured pots? I came across these pots recently on the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) Facebook page, and they are stunning. So much fun in such a pot, which is very versatile in use for all plants. Thinking about getting one or two for bonsai accents or may be even… Read more »

Chinese Pots

One thing that caught my eye in some cases more than the tree was the bonsai pot whilst viewing bonsai in China. Some Chinese pots are certainly colourful and flamboyant and eye catching and hard to miss. I know a little of the history behind the ceramics of China and while researching I came across… Read more »

Dan Barton of Esoteric Pots

Dan Barton of Esoteric pots will be selling his pots at the forth coming Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 26th February 2017. Dan Barton has been making pots for bonsai for 45 years. Virtually all of his pots are made using the ‘coiling’ technique and no two pots are the same. He mostly works to… Read more »

Commemorative Pot on Behalf of the British Legion

This unique pot was made by Stone Monkey and I am sure that everyone will want to own it. This special commemorative pot for Armistice Day 2016 will be travelling with him at each of the bonsai shows that he will be attending this year. He will be selling raffle tickets at £3 each and… Read more »

Eye catching pots

Eye catching pots are one of the great things that come from Shohin shows and this years Shohin UK II Exhibition had them in abundance. Here are a few of the ones that caught my eye from the displays and there were so many more on the potters trading stands it was hard not to buy… Read more »

Esoteric pots

Dan and Cecilia Barton make wonderful unique pots of all shapes and sizes and no two pots are alike or the same which is fabulous. They have developed various techniques to produce some stunning accent pots with superb glazes making them quite eye catching to say the least and amazing styles and shapes too. Here… Read more »

Into the world of bonsai pots

When you start the hobby of bonsai there are so many aesthetic elements to absorb as well as enjoy that it can appear quite daunting at first but do not be daunted, have some fun and enjoy the journey.