Rachel Lavender's Profile
Welcome to my shop, everything within is handmade by me in my studio at home in Warwickshire, England.
All of my work is both functional and decorative as I stongly believe that functional pottery should be beautiful and not just something that is used and then put back in the cupboard until next time.
I first tried pottery back in the early 90's at an evening class at my local college and have been captivated (and many a time frustrated) by the potter's wheel ever since. My work is made exclusively from stoneware clays and the pieces, once dry, are then fired twice. The first firing is to strengthen the clay and then, after this firing, the glaze is applied and the piece is fired again. I mix my own glazes from my own unique recipes and I also use other recipes that I have acquired and tweaked along the way. I fire my work…
- Joined July 3, 2012