Large Round Orb
Large Round Orb

Hand coiled

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The Pit!
The Pit!

The pit is dug, lined with sawdust and the vessels nestled in. Seaweed, cow dung, salt and kindling are arranged next and lit.

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Tall Vessel with Copper Wash Circles
Tall Vessel with Copper Wash Circles

sold

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Large Round Orb
Large Round Orb

Hand coiled

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Pit Fired Ceramic

Pit firing is a wonderfully unpredictable "primitive" firing technique.  These vessels were fired in a shallow pit dug at the beach.  The colors come not from glazes but from sawdust, cow dung, salt and seaweed lining the pit.

 

Pit Fired Ceramic