A Grey Day – The West German Pottery Way

Despite the title of this post, I’ve actually had two pretty good days, busy but productive. I’m referring to the weather with the title! Rain, drizzle, precipitation… whatever you want to call it; it has rained, rained and rained today. I left early¬†yesterday morning with some gigantic parcels in tow to post before going to…

Carstens ‘Ankara’ Pottery

One of my favourite pots from previous trips is my black Carstens Ankara. I was thrilled to find another one on the last trip in a different form: And with the original find: I love the bright, turquoise glaze inside. The Ankara glaze seems quite fragile on these vases. We’ve got a couple of the…