LittleWrenPottery

Handmade Stoneware Pottery - Tableware, Bowls and Mugs

Northallerton, United Kingdom · 3389 Sales

LittleWrenPottery

Handmade Stoneware Pottery - Tableware, Bowls and Mugs

Northallerton, United Kingdom 3389 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(1039)

Announcement   Little Wren Pottery specialises in contemporary handmade English dinnerware for your table. All the pieces are handcrafted in Northallerton, North Yorkshire with stoneware clay. I love creating rustic ceramics for the modern home.

Each piece has something of my own personality in it, colours from the English countryside and durability so it will last. If you can't find what you're looking for please send me a convo and I'll make something just for you.

★ Email (fast contact) - studio @ littlewrenpottery.co.uk
★ You can follow me on twitter - http://www.twitter.com/littlewrenpots
★ See my work in progress from the studio - http://littlewrenpottery.co.uk

Announcement
Last updated on Apr 4, 2016

Little Wren Pottery specialises in contemporary handmade English dinnerware for your table. All the pieces are handcrafted in Northallerton, North Yorkshire with stoneware clay. I love creating rustic ceramics for the modern home.

Each piece has something of my own personality in it, colours from the English countryside and durability so it will last. If you can't find what you're looking for please send me a convo and I'll make something just for you.

★ Email (fast contact) - studio @ littlewrenpottery.co.uk
★ You can follow me on twitter - http://www.twitter.com/littlewrenpots
★ See my work in progress from the studio - http://littlewrenpottery.co.uk

Victoria Baker

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5 out of 5 stars
(1039)
chrichri

chrichri on Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This was a "seconds" sale but I must say I was really impressed with the beautiful craft. Really pleased with my lovely pottery yarn bowl and the seller was a pleasure to talk to!

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About

Where contemporary living meets tradition

Little Wren Pottery was established in Sunderland during the spring of 2009 but I’m actually originally from Yorkshire and relocated back to my hometown of Northallerton in 2013. I try to capture something of the countryside days of my childhood; the lush greens of spring, the golden shades of autumn and the crisp blues of winter.

At the University of Dundee I studied to be a designer rather than a potter and I always try and think about how each piece will function not just for it’s purpose but the aesthetics of living with something everyday. It wasn’t until 2008 that I started making pottery and pretty much everything I know was taught to me by my Dad.

Sunderland has always had a history of producing good quality robust ceramics and I hope in some way to continue on this craft. As a dedication to traditional craft I’m a member of the heritage crafts association; a group preserving the crafts of the United Kingdom.

I produce all my work in my home studio; a quiet, cozy and often messy nook! But inevitably pottery and making often find their way into just about every room in our house. I buy all my supplies from the clay to glazes locally and all the stoneware used in the studio is from Devonshire. I throw primarily in stoneware for it's durability, white sandy finish and natural colour palette that can be found in stoneware glazes.

For me Little Wren Pottery represents a meeting point of modern contemporary living and traditional British pottery.

I do have a few pottery heroes, both famous and unsung; Michael Cardew, Isacc Button, Shoji Hamada and Bernard Leach. If you like my work you’ll probably like theirs too.

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    I'm Victoria Baker and I create hand thrown stoneware pottery here on Etsy!

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Last updated on Apr 4, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Care instructions

All of my work is suitable for use in the dishwasher, microwave and oven.

Do you make custom glaze colours?

I don't make custom glaze colours, you can only choose colours from the current glaze chart.

Do you make a purple glaze?

I don't make purple glazes due to the highly toxic mineral that goes into making it; manganese.

Do you ship to the USA

I do ship to the USA items under 2 kilos will ship as standard airmail but over this weight I recommend using a specialist courier.