Pit Firing

Pit fired beads

I was recently inspired to do a pit firing after seeing Claire Lockwood’s wonderful bead results. I organised a group of my daughter’s friends and their parents to come along and make some pinch pots for the pit! We had a great day making raku clay pots and ‘things’ in our half constructed house. I … [Read more…]

Birds, slip and work for myself

Bird face porcelain bead

You know sometimes I think I like to make work for myself! I have an idea and that idea inevitably ends up being so time-consuming. I had this idea for bird faces on beads and connectors, so I started sketching some ideas..which is a bit unusual as I tend to do things on the fly … [Read more…]