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Ceramic & glass: artworks

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Windows for the world
Our Price: £72.00
Windows for the world explores the display and reception of nineteenth-century British stained glass in a secular exhibition context. International in...
Peranakan Chinese porcelain
Our Price: £25.00
With over 800 unique photographs, this Chinese arts book is a feast for the eyes.Produced exclusively for wealthy Chinese communities along the Strait...

Stained glass for dummies
Our Price: £15.29
Discover the artist within and create beautiful stained glass Beautiful stained glass isn't reserved solely for church windows-it can be used to crea...
The white road
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** A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller ** Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside...

The hare with amber eyes
Our Price: £22.50
The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller with gorgeous new photography of the celebrated netsuke collection, and sumptuous f...
Garden mosaics project book
Our Price: £8.09
Adding mosaic can add life and interest to a garden path, transform a patio or cheer up dull, old walls. This project book includes all kinds of beautiful and achievable ideas, graded by difficulty, from urns and bird baths to number plaques, tables and larger-scale installations. The principles of mosaic making are easy to master and there is all

Stained glass at York Minster
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The 128 windows of York Minster are the eighth wonder of the world; they illustrate the art and craft of glass painting, extending over nine centuries...
Pattern & the secrets of lasting design
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This is the black and white paperback edition of Pattern, published in hardback in 2016 by Saltyard Books.If you would like the original colour illust...

Kiln forming glass
Our Price: £27.50
Practical projects to undertake, technical information, and some of the best examples of kiln formed glass from contemporary artists are all provided ...
China's porcelain capital
Our Price: £76.50
Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to...

Damascus tiles
Our Price: £58.50
Architectural ceramic decoration is one of the most celebrated manifestations of the arts of Islam. Spanning a period from the 13th to the 20th centur...
The hare with amber eyes
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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund...

Clay
Our Price: £24.95
Once upon a time pottery schools saw an increase in enrolments whenever the film Ghost aired on television. Today it is all year round. Not since the ...
Edmund de Waal
Our Price: £59.95
The first monograph on this internationally famous potter and writer, this book brings to life the man behind The Hare with Amber Eyes. Stunning photo...

Contemporary kiln-formed glass
Our Price: £31.50
This book is a follow-on from the author's previous bestselling title, Techniques of Kiln-formed Glass(1997). In recent years,...
Art on the rocks
Our Price: £12.99
Grab your colors, head outside, and start painting beautiful works of art on stones. Art on the Rocks, an all-inclusive instruction book, is packed wi...

Sea Glass Crafts
Our Price: £12.99
Sea glass is the beautiful result of broken glass being naturally polished and smoothed by the ocean's currents for extended periods of time. These be...
The great east window of York Minster
Our Price: £20.00
After an immense process of careful restoration and conservation, the outstanding artistry of the Great East Window is revealed afresh through state-o...

Lucie Rie
Our Price: £31.50
The pottery gardener
Our Price: £22.50
The Emma Bridgewater factory is a thriving visitor attraction and a mecca for lovers of its iconic pottery; but tucked within is a walled garden burst...

Ettore Sottsass - the glass
Our Price: £58.00
The brilliant architect and designer Ettore Sottsass made glass from 1947 until the end of his career. This volume documents the entire period of h...
Natural glazes
Our Price: £18.00
Making your own glazes is a fascinating and rewarding process, even more so when making them from collected ingredients. With little equipment and fol...

Paperclay
Our Price: £20.69
Now firmly established in the ceramics world, paperclay is a vital part of the modern clay artist and potter's repertoire. The workability of this mat...
Throwing
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Throwing is an important skill for any potter to master, using only a few tools, the guidance of their hands, and the momentum of a wheel. Having spe...

Modelling and sculpting the figure
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The human figure in sculpture is a powerful form, capable of great expression and depth. Sculpting the figure in any medium is a rewarding practice, b...
Chartres Cathedral Stained Glass - French
Our Price: £5.00
Chartres Cathedral stained glass.

The complete guide to mid-range glazes
Our Price: £25.00
According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75% of potters glaze their pieces at mid-range temperatures, and this complete studio guide eliminates th...
How to work with ceramics
Our Price: £8.99
This book marries modern appeal with an age-old craft. Featuring a collection of techniques beginning with basics such as making pinch pots, coil buil...

Mosaics in the medieval world
Our Price: £142.00
In this book, Liz James offers a comprehensive history of wall mosaics produced in the European and Islamic middle ages. Taking into account a wide ra...
Vase painting, gender, and social identity in archaic Athens
Our Price: £34.99
Spectators at the sides of narrative vase paintings have long been at the margins of scholarship, but a study of their appearance shows that they prov...

The Stained Glass Museum
Our Price: £4.50
Located in the magnificent south triforium of Ely Cathedral, The Stained Glass Museum is the only museum in the UK solely dedicated to the ancient art...
Arita/table of contents
Our Price: £49.95
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of traditional Japanese ceramic culture as interpreted by today's leading designers The art of Japanese porcelain ma...

Things of beauty growing
Our Price: £45.00
For nearly a century British potters have invigorated traditional ceramic forms by developing or reinventing techniques, materials, and means of displ...
Low firing & burnishing
Our Price: £17.09
This book covers techniques of firing and finishing at low temperature without using glazes. Many ancient cultures and contemporary potters use method...

The great pottery throw down
Our Price: £20.00
Official companion to the BBC2 primetime series. The Great Pottery Throw Down brought the messy and marvellous world of pottery to life, introducing ...
Toast & marmalade
Our Price: £9.89
This is the black and white paperback edition of Toast & Marmalade and Other Stories, published in hardback in 2014 by Saltyard Books. If you woul...

The grain of the clay
Our Price: £18.00
Ceramics give pleasure to our everyday lives, from the beauty of a vase's elegant curves to the joy of a meal served upon a fine platter. Ceramics ori...
How to look at stained glass
Our Price: £12.99
The magical qualities of stained glass have an enduring appeal, but church windows tend to be ignored as a form of creative and artistic expression. H...

The glass of the architects
Our Price: £42.00
Published in collaboration with the MAK Vienna and LE STANZE DEL VETRO on the occasion of the exhibition in Venice, the volume presents over 300 wor...
Mould making for glass
Our Price: £17.99
Nearly all glass makers (unless they are blowing glass) need moulds which can go in the kiln, as part of the process of creating their work. Currently...

Grayson Perry
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Every inch of Grayson's childhood bedroom was covered with pictures of aeroplanes, and every surface with models. Fantasy took over his life, in a wor...
Dry glazes
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This book covers everything you need to know to understand and createdry glazes. There is not much information available on dry glazes andthis focuses...

Decoding Mimbres painting
Our Price: £35.99
Named after a valley in what is now Southwestern New Mexico, the Mimbres culture flourished between the 10th and 12th centuries. Through the explorati...
Urban potters
Our Price: £30.00
Clay is back: the age-old craft of ceramics is being embraced by a new generation of urban makers and collectors. Katie Treggiden explores the contemporary revival of pottery, focusing on six inspiring cities and their makers. More than thirty young and passionate ceramicists in New York, London, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Sydney and Sao Paulo introduce us

Chihuly
Our Price: £27.50
It's been over a decade since New York City hosted a new Dale Chihuly exhibition. Featuring the artist's latest, dynamic glass sculptures on display a...
250 tips, techniques and trade secrets for potters
Our Price: £17.09
This is a troubleshooting book filled with tips and handy advice forthe beginner and intermediate potter. The information is arranged ineasy-t...

New wave clay
Our Price: £32.00
New Wave Clay unpicks the zeitgeist and aesthetic of an exciting discipline with intelligence, insight and indulgence. Against the backdrop of the di...
The handbook of glaze recipes
Our Price: £36.00
The Handbook of Glaze Recipes is an essential studio companion for any potter. Covering a comprehensive range of glazes including porcelain, crystalli...

Sculpting and handbuilding
Our Price: £18.00
Handbuilding with clay offers a unique opportunity to experiment, requiring few tools, and allowing intuition and imagination to come to the fore. In ...
Subversive ceramics
Our Price: £31.50
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2016 Satire has been used in ceramic production for centuries. Historically, it occurred as a slogan or proverb w...