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Pottery at Jinney Ring Craft Centre

A couple of months ago, my team at work had an away-day at Jinney Ring craft centre in Hanbury. It’s a lovely little place with duck ponds in the garden and artisan workshops.

Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury

We were there for a pottery workshop. It was a mixture of hand building ceramic tiles and wheel work pots.

Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury

My thrown pots were a bit messy, but they did survive the kiln and make perfect cactus trays!

Cactus in hand-thrown pot

Cactus in hand-thrown pot

I also made a handful of tiles to be used as coasters. Some of these had images stamped into them, and I pressed branchesĀ and leaves into others. The leaves/branches burn away in the kiln resulting in a neat imprint.

Handmade Pottery Tile Coaster

Handmade Pottery Tile Coaster

Handmade Pottery Tile Coaster

Work in progress at Jinney Ring Craft Centre, Hanbury