A collection of bottles inspired by snow-covered gritty surfaces and winter landscapes. Beautiful when used as a vase for your favourite stem or as a stand-alone object of beauty. Each individually handcrafted piece is made from blended clay with iron inclusions that give it a unique freckled and earthy appearance.
- Handmade for us in East Sussex by Effie Gibson
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These are functional art-objects that require special care, however, they are food safe and can be gently washed with warm water.
Approximate size Height x Diameter:
Small One Handle: 11.5cm x 8cm
Medium One Handle: 13-14cm x 8cm
Medium Two Handle: 13-14cm x 9cm
Large One Handle: 15cm x 10cm
Initially trained as a painter at the Royal College of Art, Effie Gibson came to ceramics as another way of exploring mark making, colour and texture. Working with clay to experience the materiality of using a natural substance from the earth to create forms inspired by it - worn and weathered surfaces, lichens, rock formations and the details of wintry landscapes such as light snow blown over gravel.
Effie uses rough and textured clays with a variety of slips glazes applied to the body of the pots. Using a simple matt white glaze which is applied lightly so that the colours of the slips come though. Apart from creating shapes that can be both functional and beautiful, it is the interplay between the different clays, slips and white glaze that is her main focus of experimentation.
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