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  • Turquoise is one of my favorite colors. That’s why I’m a big fan of the works of Milan art teacher and visual artist Benedetto Demaio. He creates the most beautiful and visually stunning series of photos focusing on everyday objects. Often combined with a color theme where turquoise is an important signature color.

He clearly shows that there is beauty in everything around us. Take a look at some of his wonderfully vibrant and colorful work and follow @benedettodemaio for more eyecandy.

Bellissimo! 👌🇮🇹
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#artistsoninstagram #italy #visualart #sea #turquoise #hands #craftsmanship #composition #creative #artview #art #artwork #repost #aftb @artfromthebackyard
  • Turquoise is one of my favorite colors. That’s why I’m a big fan of the works of Milan art teacher and visual artist Benedetto Demaio. He creates the most beautiful and visually stunning series of photos focusing on everyday objects. Often combined with a color theme where turquoise is an important signature color.

    He clearly shows that there is beauty in everything around us. Take a look at some of his wonderfully vibrant and colorful work and follow @benedettodemaio for more eyecandy.

    Bellissimo! 👌🇮🇹
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    #artistsoninstagram #italy #visualart #sea #turquoise #hands #craftsmanship #composition #creative #artview #art #artwork #repost #aftb @artfromthebackyard

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  • Hello! Chris here - I just wanted to pop on to say a huge thank you to everyone that shopped in the #teagreenmarketplace today ❤️ it was so great to have so many people get in touch and place orders on my site.
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I miss doing these fairs in person and chatting to the customers. And I'm especially missing the company of the other makers too ❤️ I think about them all the time ❤️
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A huge thank you to Joanne @teagreenevents for making the marketplace possible 👏👏👏👏👏 I wouldn't have known where to start setting something like this up, you've done an amazing job Jo! ❤️ The marketplace continues tomorrow with a fresh lineup of makers so follow along on the Tea Green Marketplace Facebook page and follow @teagreenevents here on insta too ❤️
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@TeaGreenEvents #teagreeninthemaking #clodandpebble #shopoholics #shoppingday #styleblogger #styleinspo #ceramics #pottery #ceramicstudio #handmade #homeware #homedecor #craftsmanship #smallbusiness #growingbusiness #supportlocal #smallbusiness #onlinebusiness #smallbusinesslove #supportindependentbusiness #creativebiz #creativebizowner #indiebusiness #supportindies #teagreenmarketplace
  • Hello! Chris here - I just wanted to pop on to say a huge thank you to everyone that shopped in the #teagreenmarketplace today ❤️ it was so great to have so many people get in touch and place orders on my site.
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    I miss doing these fairs in person and chatting to the customers. And I'm especially missing the company of the other makers too ❤️ I think about them all the time ❤️
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    A huge thank you to Joanne @teagreenevents for making the marketplace possible 👏👏👏👏👏 I wouldn't have known where to start setting something like this up, you've done an amazing job Jo! ❤️ The marketplace continues tomorrow with a fresh lineup of makers so follow along on the Tea Green Marketplace Facebook page and follow @teagreenevents here on insta too ❤️
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    @TeaGreenEvents #teagreeninthemaking  #clodandpebble #shopoholics #shoppingday #styleblogger #styleinspo #ceramics #pottery #ceramicstudio #handmade #homeware #homedecor #craftsmanship #smallbusiness #growingbusiness #supportlocal #smallbusiness #onlinebusiness #smallbusinesslove #supportindependentbusiness #creativebiz #creativebizowner #indiebusiness #supportindies #teagreenmarketplace

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  • I’m really stoked about this finish!  we are putting a two-tone  finish on this dining set. 
This finish is  @rubiomonocoatusa in Morning Mist. And once again I can’t emphasize how much I LOVE working with these products. 
Once upon a time I worked professionally as a beautician and the best part was finding that perfect color that complimented the persons hair type and skin tones. I don’t feel like this is too different of a process when it comes to picking that perfect finish for the clients space, the product design, and the species of wood. This fills my creative soul right up! ❌⭕️
  • I’m really stoked about this finish! we are putting a two-tone finish on this dining set.
    This finish is @rubiomonocoatusa in Morning Mist. And once again I can’t emphasize how much I LOVE working with these products.
    Once upon a time I worked professionally as a beautician and the best part was finding that perfect color that complimented the persons hair type and skin tones. I don’t feel like this is too different of a process when it comes to picking that perfect finish for the clients space, the product design, and the species of wood. This fills my creative soul right up! ❌⭕️

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  • Saturday evening's nightcap
Davidoff Escurio Petit Robusto (50rg x 3 ¼") What a delicious cigar!
With a dark and oily Ecuadorian wrapper, and a mix of Brazilian (Mata Fina/Cubra) and Dominican Tobacco.

First delivering flavours ranging from spicy ginger and chilli, roasted nuts, leather and coffee. Complimented by sweet and creamy notes with a rich and long musty finish.
My suggested pairing would be some dark chocolate with chilli or sea salt🍫

I hope everyone is well and enjoying their smokes!🍂🔥💨🙌🏻
  • Saturday evening's nightcap
    Davidoff Escurio Petit Robusto (50rg x 3 ¼") What a delicious cigar!
    With a dark and oily Ecuadorian wrapper, and a mix of Brazilian (Mata Fina/Cubra) and Dominican Tobacco.

    First delivering flavours ranging from spicy ginger and chilli, roasted nuts, leather and coffee. Complimented by sweet and creamy notes with a rich and long musty finish.
    My suggested pairing would be some dark chocolate with chilli or sea salt🍫

    I hope everyone is well and enjoying their smokes!🍂🔥💨🙌🏻

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  • Do you care about quality? Do you want to know that your home project will be done properly? 
Often price is the most important thing, but it's usually because on paper it can seem like every contractor is the same.  We aren't the cheapest, but we are quality.  We answer the phone when our customers call.  We're not only committed to quality, we're committed to service, communication, teamwork, and long term relationships with our customers! 
Let us help you Transform Your Home! 
#transformyourhome #klinehomeexteriors #homeexteriors #experts #tranformation #makeover #homemakover #homeimprovement #homerenovation #quality #craftsmanship #pride #ohio #siding #roofing #decks #andmore
  • Do you care about quality? Do you want to know that your home project will be done properly?
    Often price is the most important thing, but it's usually because on paper it can seem like every contractor is the same. We aren't the cheapest, but we are quality. We answer the phone when our customers call. We're not only committed to quality, we're committed to service, communication, teamwork, and long term relationships with our customers!
    Let us help you Transform Your Home!
    #transformyourhome #klinehomeexteriors #homeexteriors #experts #tranformation #makeover #homemakover #homeimprovement #homerenovation #quality #craftsmanship #pride #ohio #siding #roofing #decks #andmore

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  • More butter dishes for the Father’s Day Etsy Sale June 15th at noon! With more announcements of cancelled shows yesterday I’ll likely only be selling online all year. Thanks to everyone who’s allowed me to continue to create! Any new items you’d like to see this summer? #thanks #pottery #ceramics #clay #lagunaclay #design #stoneware #handmade #smallbusiness #art #craft #craftsmanship #madeinaskutt #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #etsy #instapottery #wheelthrown
  • More butter dishes for the Father’s Day Etsy Sale June 15th at noon! With more announcements of cancelled shows yesterday I’ll likely only be selling online all year. Thanks to everyone who’s allowed me to continue to create! Any new items you’d like to see this summer? #thanks #pottery #ceramics #clay #lagunaclay #design #stoneware #handmade #smallbusiness #art #craft #craftsmanship #madeinaskutt #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #etsy #instapottery #wheelthrown

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  • I was so upset the other week when my lovely Gin glass I got as a present from my brother and sister in law took a dive off the kitchen work surface!!! 😭😭😭 So I had to ask @glass_engraving to make me a new one and took the opportunity to get a new design! I'm in love with my beautiful peacock! I might have to drink cocktails that are peacock coloured now 😅 I also feel like he needs a really bougie name?! Suggestions welcome! 
Thank you so much Alex Valentine blown away by your workmanship as always 💕😍
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  • I was so upset the other week when my lovely Gin glass I got as a present from my brother and sister in law took a dive off the kitchen work surface!!! 😭😭😭 So I had to ask @glass_engraving to make me a new one and took the opportunity to get a new design! I'm in love with my beautiful peacock! I might have to drink cocktails that are peacock coloured now 😅 I also feel like he needs a really bougie name?! Suggestions welcome!
    Thank you so much Alex Valentine blown away by your workmanship as always 💕😍
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  • So this pair of men's Prada shoes came into the shop in really rough shape. We had our work cut out for us as they were badly salt damaged, mis-shapen and the soles were totally shot. We gave them a deep wash to remove the salt and mold them back to their proper shape. We replaced the old molded rubber soles with JR leather soles and heels and aeather stacked heel bases. Lots of deep conditioning and polishing for the uppers as well. I think they turned out pretty good!

#dimarshoerepair #shoerepair #cobbler #shoerestoration #prada #mensfashion #mensshoes #shoes #leather #JRleather #guelph #downtownguelph #craftsmanship
  • So this pair of men's Prada shoes came into the shop in really rough shape. We had our work cut out for us as they were badly salt damaged, mis-shapen and the soles were totally shot. We gave them a deep wash to remove the salt and mold them back to their proper shape. We replaced the old molded rubber soles with JR leather soles and heels and aeather stacked heel bases. Lots of deep conditioning and polishing for the uppers as well. I think they turned out pretty good!

    #dimarshoerepair #shoerepair #cobbler #shoerestoration #prada #mensfashion #mensshoes #shoes #leather #JRleather #guelph #downtownguelph #craftsmanship

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  • For the best price and more info about BVLGARI, WhatsApp Tian
BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
+62 812-8870-6863
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BVLGARI SERPENTI TUBOGAS WATCH
(101911 - SP35C6SS.2T)
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DETAILS
Diameter (mm) : 35
Case Shape : Drop
Functions : Hour-Minute
Movement Typology : Quartz
Band Material : Stainless steel
Water Resistance : 30 m
Made In : Switzerland
Material​ : Steel
Size : M
Color​ : White
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DESCRIPTION
Merging two of the most iconic symbols of Bulgari design, the Serpenti Tubogas watch coils the sinuosity of the snake with the contemporary soul of tubogas. Evoking both the sensual curves of a woman and the fluid shape of the serpent, the timepiece is crafted with the shapely lines of this specific technique, with a flexible and tubular litheness. Radiating glamour and a truly individual style, this watch marks a distinctive chapter in the constant evolution of Serpenti. Serpenti Tubogas watch with quartz movement, 35 mm stainless steel curved case, stainless steel crown set with a cabochon cut pink rubellite, silver opaline dial with guilloché soleil treatment and hand-applied indexes, double spiral stainless steel bracelet.
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BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
+62 812-8870-6863
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#Bvlgari #Watch #NeverTooMuch #BvlgariResolutions #BvlgariDreamMaker #Bulgari #BvlgariWatches #gphg #BaselWorld #BvlgariJewellery #LuxuryWatches #LuxuryAccessories #LuxuryJewelry #LuxuryBrand #Watches #Jewelry #Rome #HighWatch #HighJewelry #Craftsmanship #Iconic #ItalianDesign #Branded #PlazaSenayan #PlazaIndonesia #PacificPlace #Jakarta #Bali #Indonesia
  • For the best price and more info about BVLGARI, WhatsApp Tian
    BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
    +62 812-8870-6863
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    BVLGARI SERPENTI TUBOGAS WATCH
    (101911 - SP35C6SS.2T)
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    DETAILS
    Diameter (mm) : 35
    Case Shape : Drop
    Functions : Hour-Minute
    Movement Typology : Quartz
    Band Material : Stainless steel
    Water Resistance : 30 m
    Made In : Switzerland
    Material​ : Steel
    Size : M
    Color​ : White
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    DESCRIPTION
    Merging two of the most iconic symbols of Bulgari design, the Serpenti Tubogas watch coils the sinuosity of the snake with the contemporary soul of tubogas. Evoking both the sensual curves of a woman and the fluid shape of the serpent, the timepiece is crafted with the shapely lines of this specific technique, with a flexible and tubular litheness. Radiating glamour and a truly individual style, this watch marks a distinctive chapter in the constant evolution of Serpenti. Serpenti Tubogas watch with quartz movement, 35 mm stainless steel curved case, stainless steel crown set with a cabochon cut pink rubellite, silver opaline dial with guilloché soleil treatment and hand-applied indexes, double spiral stainless steel bracelet.
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    Follow Instagram @tian_bvlgari .
    WhatsApp Tian
    BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
    +62 812-8870-6863
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    #Bvlgari #Watch #NeverTooMuch #BvlgariResolutions #BvlgariDreamMaker #Bulgari #BvlgariWatches #gphg #BaselWorld #BvlgariJewellery #LuxuryWatches #LuxuryAccessories #LuxuryJewelry #LuxuryBrand #Watches #Jewelry #Rome #HighWatch #HighJewelry #Craftsmanship #Iconic #ItalianDesign #Branded #PlazaSenayan #PlazaIndonesia #PacificPlace #Jakarta #Bali #Indonesia

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  • ROUGE SARÂY unveils adventures through shifting sands, and a moment of rest and contemplation at the caravanserai (from the Iranian "serai" meaning palace). ⠀
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An oasis of gentleness and a hospitable haven.⠀
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ROUGE SARÂY raconte des aventures sur la route de l’encens. Ce moment de repos, après des journées de voyage dans ces dunes mouvantes, dans un caravansérail (de l’Iranien “serai” signifiant : Palais).
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Un oasis de douceur et un havre hospitalier.⠀
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🐪❤️🐪 #hauteparfumerie #desert #rouge #sable #sand #petra #wadirum #dates #passion #hospitality #abundance #sarai #caravanseari #vanilla #spices #nabatean #haven #exotic #blackcollection  #parfumfrançais #craftsmanship #gold #atelierdesors #or #ors #marquedeluxe #fragrance #perfume  #poetry 🐪❤️🐪⠀
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  • ROUGE SARÂY unveils adventures through shifting sands, and a moment of rest and contemplation at the caravanserai (from the Iranian "serai" meaning palace). ⠀

    An oasis of gentleness and a hospitable haven.⠀

    ROUGE SARÂY raconte des aventures sur la route de l’encens. Ce moment de repos, après des journées de voyage dans ces dunes mouvantes, dans un caravansérail (de l’Iranien “serai” signifiant : Palais).


    Un oasis de douceur et un havre hospitalier.⠀

    🐪❤️🐪 #hauteparfumerie #desert #rouge #sable #sand #petra #wadirum #dates #passion #hospitality #abundance #sarai #caravanseari #vanilla #spices #nabatean #haven #exotic #blackcollection #parfumfrançais #craftsmanship #gold #atelierdesors #or #ors #marquedeluxe #fragrance #perfume #poetry 🐪❤️🐪⠀

  •  87  2  59 minutes ago
  • No filters here, just a true look at what the results of hard work looks like. This second floor master bedroom balcony got a real good pressure wash, a sanding and an application of Cabot natural deck stain. Oh and we lifted the square floor panels to clean and vacuum the rubber membrane for clear water draining in the future👍. Happy customer as always. #deck #balcony #masterbedroom #pressurewashing #powerwashing #stain #sand #cabot #application #painter #paint #paintlife #nissequogue #suffolkcounty #mahogany #prep #ilovemyjob #exterior #design #designer #interiordesigner #happy #customer #love #professional #craftsmanship
  • No filters here, just a true look at what the results of hard work looks like. This second floor master bedroom balcony got a real good pressure wash, a sanding and an application of Cabot natural deck stain. Oh and we lifted the square floor panels to clean and vacuum the rubber membrane for clear water draining in the future👍. Happy customer as always. #deck #balcony #masterbedroom #pressurewashing #powerwashing #stain #sand #cabot #application #painter #paint #paintlife #nissequogue #suffolkcounty #mahogany #prep #ilovemyjob #exterior #design #designer #interiordesigner #happy #customer #love #professional #craftsmanship

  •  17  0  1 hour ago
  • For the best price and more info about BVLGARI, WhatsApp Tian
BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
+62 812-8870-6863
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BVLGARI SERPENTI TUBOGAS WATCH
(102682 - SP35C9SDS.2T)
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DETAILS
Diameter (mm) : 35
Case Shape : Drop
Functions : Hour-Minute
Movement Typology : Quartz
Band Material : Stainless steel
Water Resistance : 30 m
Number Jewels : 1
Made In : Switzerland
Material​ : Steel
Color​ : Red
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DESCRIPTION
Merging two of the most iconic symbols of Bulgari design, the Serpenti Tubogas watch coils the sinuosity of the snake with the contemporary soul of tubogas. Evoking both the sensual curves of a woman and the fluid shape of the serpent, the timepiece is crafted with the shapely lines of this specific technique, with a flexible and tubular litheness. Radiating glamour and a truly individual style, this watch marks a distinctive chapter in the constant evolution of Serpenti. Serpenti Tubogas watch with quartz movement, 35 mm stainless steel curved case set with brilliant cut diamonds, stainless steel crown set with a cabochon cut pink rubellite, red lacquered dial with guilloché soleil treatment, double spiral stainless steel bracelet.
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Follow Instagram @tian_bvlgari .
WhatsApp Tian
BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
+62 812-8870-6863
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#Bvlgari #Watch #NeverTooMuch #BvlgariResolutions #BvlgariDreamMaker #Bulgari #BvlgariWatches #gphg #BaselWorld #BvlgariJewellery #LuxuryWatches #LuxuryAccessories #LuxuryJewelry #LuxuryBrand #Watches #Jewelry #Rome #HighWatch #HighJewelry #Craftsmanship #Iconic #ItalianDesign #Branded #PlazaSenayan #PlazaIndonesia #PacificPlace #Jakarta #Bali #Indonesia
  • For the best price and more info about BVLGARI, WhatsApp Tian
    BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
    +62 812-8870-6863
    .
    BVLGARI SERPENTI TUBOGAS WATCH
    (102682 - SP35C9SDS.2T)
    .
    DETAILS
    Diameter (mm) : 35
    Case Shape : Drop
    Functions : Hour-Minute
    Movement Typology : Quartz
    Band Material : Stainless steel
    Water Resistance : 30 m
    Number Jewels : 1
    Made In : Switzerland
    Material​ : Steel
    Color​ : Red
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    DESCRIPTION
    Merging two of the most iconic symbols of Bulgari design, the Serpenti Tubogas watch coils the sinuosity of the snake with the contemporary soul of tubogas. Evoking both the sensual curves of a woman and the fluid shape of the serpent, the timepiece is crafted with the shapely lines of this specific technique, with a flexible and tubular litheness. Radiating glamour and a truly individual style, this watch marks a distinctive chapter in the constant evolution of Serpenti. Serpenti Tubogas watch with quartz movement, 35 mm stainless steel curved case set with brilliant cut diamonds, stainless steel crown set with a cabochon cut pink rubellite, red lacquered dial with guilloché soleil treatment, double spiral stainless steel bracelet.
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    Follow Instagram @tian_bvlgari .
    WhatsApp Tian
    BVLGARI INDONESIA 🇮🇩
    +62 812-8870-6863
    .
    #Bvlgari #Watch #NeverTooMuch #BvlgariResolutions #BvlgariDreamMaker #Bulgari #BvlgariWatches #gphg #BaselWorld #BvlgariJewellery #LuxuryWatches #LuxuryAccessories #LuxuryJewelry #LuxuryBrand #Watches #Jewelry #Rome #HighWatch #HighJewelry #Craftsmanship #Iconic #ItalianDesign #Branded #PlazaSenayan #PlazaIndonesia #PacificPlace #Jakarta #Bali #Indonesia

  •  2  0  1 hour ago
  • Blue kyanite and coated copper 💙
Custom for a young drummer from a while back. Love the quality of this tumbled kyanite, need to sell some stuff so I can buy more lol💸💸
  • Blue kyanite and coated copper 💙
    Custom for a young drummer from a while back. Love the quality of this tumbled kyanite, need to sell some stuff so I can buy more lol💸💸

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Top #craftsmanship Posts

  • I’ll be restocking my shop this coming Sunday at 7:00pm BST, May 31, with a multitude of these bowls, some larger ones too. Alongside a large collection of mugs, beakers, jars, coffee cups, cylindrical vases, bud vases and a large lined vessel.

Pictured are reduction fired bowls, medium and small, thrown from 453 and 226 grams respectively, (or a pound and half a pound, that’s how I actually weigh these out). This shop update will include the last of some of my refires, which includes some rather unusual colours, such as blue crackles, that only occurred due to my strange first firing—so there wont be many more once they’re gone.

Now I have my firing schedule dialled in the hues my normal three glazes produce will be far more regular. It’s a good thing as it means I can start experimenting with colour and surface in a controlled environment to produce some more tones to add to my neutral range. I’ve always wanted to add some brighter colours but I’m certain it wont be easy finding one I like. The pink hues of my bisque have caught the eyes of many of you but I don’t know how easy that would be to replicate with the crackles and iron speckles that I love. Depth is something I need in a glaze and it’s partly why reduction firing is the route I took, specks and blots of iron, layers of colour and crackles, tiny bubbles and rim breaking to reveal various colours. Any new colour I add needs to have these similar qualities.
  • I’ll be restocking my shop this coming Sunday at 7:00pm BST, May 31, with a multitude of these bowls, some larger ones too. Alongside a large collection of mugs, beakers, jars, coffee cups, cylindrical vases, bud vases and a large lined vessel.

    Pictured are reduction fired bowls, medium and small, thrown from 453 and 226 grams respectively, (or a pound and half a pound, that’s how I actually weigh these out). This shop update will include the last of some of my refires, which includes some rather unusual colours, such as blue crackles, that only occurred due to my strange first firing—so there wont be many more once they’re gone.

    Now I have my firing schedule dialled in the hues my normal three glazes produce will be far more regular. It’s a good thing as it means I can start experimenting with colour and surface in a controlled environment to produce some more tones to add to my neutral range. I’ve always wanted to add some brighter colours but I’m certain it wont be easy finding one I like. The pink hues of my bisque have caught the eyes of many of you but I don’t know how easy that would be to replicate with the crackles and iron speckles that I love. Depth is something I need in a glaze and it’s partly why reduction firing is the route I took, specks and blots of iron, layers of colour and crackles, tiny bubbles and rim breaking to reveal various colours. Any new colour I add needs to have these similar qualities.

  •  4,410  28  27 May, 2020
  • A pale green jar, lid on, lid off. Glazed with a pale green crackle that has pooled thickly into the lids concave top. The second picture shows the gallery of the vessel, thinly trimmed clay speckled with dozens of tiny dots of black iron and patches of lighter grey clay next to areas that are a deeper red. The lighter areas are where the waddings were placed during the firing, they cover the clay and protect it from the licking flames that would otherwise cause the soluble salts in the feldspars of my glazes to volatilise during the firing and flash the clay reddish hue.

I’ve included fifteen medium jars in my shop restock this coming Sunday, five in each colour, white, pale green and dark green, alongside a handful of smaller ones—going live at the normal time of 7:00pm BST.
  • A pale green jar, lid on, lid off. Glazed with a pale green crackle that has pooled thickly into the lids concave top. The second picture shows the gallery of the vessel, thinly trimmed clay speckled with dozens of tiny dots of black iron and patches of lighter grey clay next to areas that are a deeper red. The lighter areas are where the waddings were placed during the firing, they cover the clay and protect it from the licking flames that would otherwise cause the soluble salts in the feldspars of my glazes to volatilise during the firing and flash the clay reddish hue.

    I’ve included fifteen medium jars in my shop restock this coming Sunday, five in each colour, white, pale green and dark green, alongside a handful of smaller ones—going live at the normal time of 7:00pm BST.

  •  8,001  81  28 May, 2020
  • A close up of one of my dark green crackle glazed mugs, there’ll be eight like this included in my shop restock tomorrow evening, alongside 42 in total in various colours.

Here the speckles of the iron and the depth of the glaze are really visible—there’s a lot going on but only if you look up close, it’s a subtle glaze otherwise and from afar you might not see everything that’s going on. It can be so difficult capturing the feel of a glaze in a photograph but this  picture does that task well.

At the base of the mug you can see a red step and then an undercut, this bevelled bottom is important, it creates a shadow beneath the vessel that gives it lift and a lightness. It’s also the part of the vessel that sees the most brute force, it’s bashed, it’s placed onto tables and if as sharp an edge as the rim were around the base it would chip quickly, especially an iron rich clay body like this.

The fineness of the handles edge mimics the strength of the rim. Both break into a lighter hue, sometimes yellow, sometimes brown and metallic, it depends on the intensity of the reduction atmosphere.
  • A close up of one of my dark green crackle glazed mugs, there’ll be eight like this included in my shop restock tomorrow evening, alongside 42 in total in various colours.

    Here the speckles of the iron and the depth of the glaze are really visible—there’s a lot going on but only if you look up close, it’s a subtle glaze otherwise and from afar you might not see everything that’s going on. It can be so difficult capturing the feel of a glaze in a photograph but this picture does that task well.

    At the base of the mug you can see a red step and then an undercut, this bevelled bottom is important, it creates a shadow beneath the vessel that gives it lift and a lightness. It’s also the part of the vessel that sees the most brute force, it’s bashed, it’s placed onto tables and if as sharp an edge as the rim were around the base it would chip quickly, especially an iron rich clay body like this.

    The fineness of the handles edge mimics the strength of the rim. Both break into a lighter hue, sometimes yellow, sometimes brown and metallic, it depends on the intensity of the reduction atmosphere.

  •  2,075  12  3 hours ago
  • Simplicity.

Bespoke suit in mid-grey vintage stripe. Single-breasted notch lapel. Entirely handmade.

Pale blue cotton-linen shirt with soft collar.

French blue summer wool tie by @sevenfoldfirenze.

For bespoke and MTO inquiries, please e-mail bo@marol.it.

#marol1959 #inspiration
  • Simplicity.

    Bespoke suit in mid-grey vintage stripe. Single-breasted notch lapel. Entirely handmade.

    Pale blue cotton-linen shirt with soft collar.

    French blue summer wool tie by @sevenfoldfirenze.

    For bespoke and MTO inquiries, please e-mail bo@marol.it.

    #marol1959 #inspiration

  •  399  10  26 May, 2020
  • This one's gonna be quite a clean build.

Walnut Wayfair with a set of firebird mini humbuckers. Can't wait to put on its first layer of oil!
  • This one's gonna be quite a clean build.

    Walnut Wayfair with a set of firebird mini humbuckers. Can't wait to put on its first layer of oil!

  •  1,284  12  28 May, 2020
  • Sixty thrown coffee cups with freshly pulled handles. I use very soft clay for the handles themselves, they blend into the bodies of the cups more easily but it always means you have to be more delicate when pulling.

At this stage, once they’ve all been handled, I leave them out for a while so handles, still soft, can dry a little. I don’t want them going leather hard or bone dry, I just want the tacky stickiness to pass. 
Then, I place them tightly packed together on a board lined with a large sheet of thin plastic, I wrap up and spray them a little bit of water and then leave them for a few days, sealed. This stops any cracks forming around the handles as it lets the two parts, both handle and cup, dry out equally together. In theory you could dry them immediately after being handled, but you’d have to ensure both body and handle dried at a totally even pace, which in a hot studio with some draughts in is nearly impossible.

I’m always asked a lot about the consistency of the cups before the handle is attached. They’re just on the firm side of leather hard, I test this by very gently squeezing the rim, too soft and it’ll alter without any effort, too hard and it wont deform at all, I want a tiny amount of movement, they must be damp still and if any of the clay has started to ‘whiten’ to bone dry they’re too far gone, but they can be saved by dunking them in water and letting them sit out for a while to stiffen up a bit.

It’s important to remember that not every clay is the same, what I can do with mine might not work with yours and it simply takes some trial and error to figure out what’s best for you. Even now I’m surprised sometimes by how my clay acts, I don’t think that’ll ever change, it’s the nature of the material.
  • Sixty thrown coffee cups with freshly pulled handles. I use very soft clay for the handles themselves, they blend into the bodies of the cups more easily but it always means you have to be more delicate when pulling.

    At this stage, once they’ve all been handled, I leave them out for a while so handles, still soft, can dry a little. I don’t want them going leather hard or bone dry, I just want the tacky stickiness to pass.
    Then, I place them tightly packed together on a board lined with a large sheet of thin plastic, I wrap up and spray them a little bit of water and then leave them for a few days, sealed. This stops any cracks forming around the handles as it lets the two parts, both handle and cup, dry out equally together. In theory you could dry them immediately after being handled, but you’d have to ensure both body and handle dried at a totally even pace, which in a hot studio with some draughts in is nearly impossible.

    I’m always asked a lot about the consistency of the cups before the handle is attached. They’re just on the firm side of leather hard, I test this by very gently squeezing the rim, too soft and it’ll alter without any effort, too hard and it wont deform at all, I want a tiny amount of movement, they must be damp still and if any of the clay has started to ‘whiten’ to bone dry they’re too far gone, but they can be saved by dunking them in water and letting them sit out for a while to stiffen up a bit.

    It’s important to remember that not every clay is the same, what I can do with mine might not work with yours and it simply takes some trial and error to figure out what’s best for you. Even now I’m surprised sometimes by how my clay acts, I don’t think that’ll ever change, it’s the nature of the material.

  •  3,326  34  29 May, 2020
  • And then there were four.
  • And then there were four.

  •  871  28  27 May, 2020
  • Carding washed Romney fleece in the garden. This fleece came from Roy the sheep who lives just along the road from the studio.
This is the third stage in my very slow moving project going from raw fleece to finished fabric. The next stage will be to use the carded batts to spin the singles yarn. I’ve done a couple of trials which have worked well so for now I just need to keep carding my way through the mountain of washed fleece!
  • Carding washed Romney fleece in the garden. This fleece came from Roy the sheep who lives just along the road from the studio.
    This is the third stage in my very slow moving project going from raw fleece to finished fabric. The next stage will be to use the carded batts to spin the singles yarn. I’ve done a couple of trials which have worked well so for now I just need to keep carding my way through the mountain of washed fleece!

  •  240  13  28 May, 2020