LucktaylorCeramics

Handcrafted Raku Ceramics made in Cornwall

St. Buryan, United Kingdom · 105 Sales

LucktaylorCeramics

Handcrafted Raku Ceramics made in Cornwall

St. Buryan, United Kingdom 105 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(26)

Announcement   SUMMER HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT. All orders placed during August 2017 will not be processed until 25th August as I am away. Thank you for your patience.

Welcome to Lucktaylor Ceramics.

Vibrant hand built Raku fired ceramics. Elegant and contemporary coil pots and bowls, quirky sculptures and jewellery all hand made in Cornwall.

Perfect gifts for special anniversaries, birthdays and Christmas. Lovely as unusual wedding favours or Mothers day gifts.

Be the first to see the very latest collections and receive special offers by signing up to receive Studio Notes from Lucktaylor Ceramics:

https://www.lucktaylorceramics.co.uk

FREE gift wrapping
I also offer a free gift wrapping and sending service. Any item is beautifully gift wrapped and sent to the person of your choice with a handwritten card.
Please Convo me to request this.

Follow me on Facebook and Instagram for sneak peaks and special offers

https://www.instagram.com/lucktaylorceramics/
https://www.facebook.com/lucktaylorceramics

Thanks for visiting and and enjoy my creations.

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 3, 2017

SUMMER HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT. All orders placed during August 2017 will not be processed until 25th August as I am away. Thank you for your patience.

Welcome to Lucktaylor Ceramics.

Vibrant hand built Raku fired ceramics. Elegant and contemporary coil pots and bowls, quirky sculptures and jewellery all hand made in Cornwall.

Perfect gifts for special anniversaries, birthdays and Christmas. Lovely as unusual wedding favours or Mothers day gifts.

Be the first to see the very latest collections and receive special offers by signing up to receive Studio Notes from Lucktaylor Ceramics:

https://www.lucktaylorceramics.co.uk

FREE gift wrapping
I also offer a free gift wrapping and sending service. Any item is beautifully gift wrapped and sent to the person of your choice with a handwritten card.
Please Convo me to request this.

Follow me on Facebook and Instagram for sneak peaks and special offers

https://www.instagram.com/lucktaylorceramics/
https://www.facebook.com/lucktaylorceramics

Thanks for visiting and and enjoy my creations.

Catherine Lucktaylor

Contact shop owner

Catherine Lucktaylor

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(26)
Aurora Lupetti

Aurora Lupetti on Jul 12, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This little dish has so much going for it. The color is just gorgeous, and it fairly glows. Beautiful, thank you so much.

Michael Mckelvie

Michael Mckelvie on Jun 26, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautifully presented lovely colours..i make jewellery but I love ❤ these and wear them alot

Hana Krosnar

Hana Krosnar on Apr 19, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely stunning . Thank you so much.

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Updates

Beautifully gift wrapped handmade Raku Ceramic Landscape Pot. A little piece of Cornish magic!

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Turquoise Crackle Raku Pot Handmade in Cornwall
Turquoise Crackle Raku Pot Handmade in Cornwall
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Turquoise Raku Rockpool Bowl

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Turquoise Raku Ceramic Bowl
Turquoise Raku Ceramic Bowl
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Each piece is signed and dated on the back.

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Turquoise Raku Ceramic Rockpool Bowl
Turquoise Raku Ceramic Rockpool Bowl
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About

Stunning Contemporary Ceramics by Catherine Lucktaylor Hand Made in Cornwall

A calmness settles over me as I sit with a fresh piece of cool clay in my hands, each time I remember why I love creating with clay. It brings me peace! A perfect moment of stillness and solitude during my busy life of being a mum to my lively 8 year old son, Leon.

I have always loved working with clay and have a BA Hons in Ceramics. I love to feel the smooth clay yield to my touch as I begin to create my pots and bowls. I use the ancient hand building techniques of pinching and coiling. Larger pieces are built up using long hand rolled coils of clay and the surface smoothed with a metal kidney. I often burnish the outside of the pots once they are almost dry (leatherhard). My favourite 'tool' is a smooth black sea worn pebble I found on my local Cornish beach, Sennen Cove.

I love the excitement and unpredictability of raku firing.
After the first firing to 1000 degrees centigrade, I hand paint glaze onto the ceramics and fire to around 950 degrees in my outdoor Raku kiln with a special gas burner.
I remove the pots from the kiln whilst glowing red hot and plunge into sawdust. The smoke from the sawdust creates beautiful effects on the glazed surface.

I create beautiful objects which exude the magical energy of the wild land, cliff and seascapes of West Cornwall, UK. My signature turquoise glaze really is the colour of the sea in this magical corner of England.

Lucktaylor Ceramics are contemporary statement pieces which I hope will become the heirlooms of the future. Unique items to be treasured forever.

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  • Catherine Lucktaylor

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I am lucky enough to live in the far west of Cornwall, England. Surrounded by the sea and stunning cliffscapes, the work I create is imbued with the atmosphere of this beautiful landscape.

Local

Find LucktaylorCeramics at the following upcoming market!

  • Etsy Made Local - St Ives 2017
    St Ives Guildhall
    Street-an-Pol
    ST IVES, CORNWALL

    Dec 1–3

    Following our successful event at the Guildhall in St Ives last year, the Etsy Makers Cornwall Team will be participating in the Etsy Made Local initiative again, and holding the Etsy Made Local St Ives event from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December. Friday 1st December will be late night shopping Preview evening with music, food and drink. Saturday and Sunday will have a pop up cafe running throughout the weekend. We will have a selection of Cornwall's finest contemporary artisans, makers and designers, who are all local sellers on Etsy from our Etsy Makers Cornwall Team. Etsy Made Local St Ives is organised by a team of local Etsy sellers, and sponsored by Etsy.com

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