Funny Friday: Otto and Sgrafo

As seems to be the case, the West German pottery that we decide to keep often gets blogged about last. Because some of the stuff we sell shifts so quickly, I often write about it before it’s disappeared from my memory. Unfortunately (for my little blog), Aidan’s managed to shift so many of the pots…

My First Ever Folksy Purchase!

If you’ve ever heard of Etsy but curse the fact that many sellers seem to be in USA (adding on postage charges for British buyers), then Folksy might be the one for you. I’ve just found it and had a good look, before finally deciding on buying these:  I had been eyeing up some…

Aidan’s Guest Blog 2: Carstens Candle Holder

  Guest blog number two from Emma’s other half. This one is about a rather unusual little candle holder which I treated myself to from a certain online website (Ebay) a few months ago. Predictably its West German and this one is made by Carstens, identification made easy by a little cloth label on its chest…

Christmas Wish List No.2: Bitossi Ceramic Bird

No introduction needed. It’s just fab: And it comes in a variety of colours and glazes: A version for everyone: I seriously don’t expect to get one of these for Christmas… won’t stop me looking at them though! Maybe when I’m rich, at some far off distant point in the future, round about the same…