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Pottery & Ceramics

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  • The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    A Hidden Inheritance

    by Edmund De Waal

    264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger than he could ever have imagined...The Ephrussis came from Odessa, and at one time were the largest grain exporters in the world; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The White Road

    a pilgrimage of sorts

    by Edmund de Waal

    The gripping story of the lure of porcelain, or 'white gold', from the Number One bestselling author of The Hare with Amber Eyes.** 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 carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials, it might survive the fire of the kiln, and fuse into porcelain - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Silver & Costume Jewelry Making : A Complete & Step by Step Guide

    (Special 2 In 1 Exclusive Edition)

    by Janet Evans

    Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver and costume jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Silver Jewelry Making: An Easy & Complete Step by Step Guide

    by Janet Evans

    Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to purchase the ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    by Soetsu Yanagi and 1 more

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be natural and simple, sturdy and safe - the aesthetic result of wholeheartedly fulfilling utilitarian needs. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fired Up With Raku

    Over 300 Raku Recipes

    by Irene Poulton

    The origins of raku can be traced back hundreds of years to Japan, where it was used as the traditional method of creating clay bowls for the tea ceremony. Over the years potters have embraced and adapted the methods, celebrating the remarkable but unpredictable results achieved using raku techniques.The author, who has specialized in raku for over twenty years, considers the origins of raku ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • Pottery Making: Pottery for Beginners and Essential Tips to Get Started

    by Jessica Lindsey

    Some pottery tips for beginnersPottery is creative art and most people will get into it as a matter of hobby. However, some of those who have gone into pottery as a hobby have actually ended up becoming professional potters. Once the individual interested in pottery starts producing beautiful vases and mugs for their loved ones, the vibes just spread and before they know, they are producing for ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Collecting Chinese Porcelain

    by Peter Pfister

    - A practical guide for collectors of antique Chinese porcelain- Age signs of centuries old porcelain explained- Learn how to recognize authentic antiques and detect fakes- Why marks can not be used for dating Chinese ceramics- Features helping the identification of Chinese antiques,The result of years of study, details not explained elsewhere, all in one book. This book will let your knowledge of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Toast & Marmalade

    Stories From the Kitchen Dresser, A Memoir

    by Emma Bridgewater

    'Emma Bridgewater, queen of kitchenware, proves herself to be queen of the memoir too.' Stephen Fry'What a great read - a true British inspiration story - I loved it!' Cath Kidston'Emma Bridgewater's captivating recipe for a happy family life: food, passion, work, love.' Meg RosoffPlunge into the world of pottery, family, childhood, work, motorway service stations, holidays, beaches, markets, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • New Directions in Ceramics

    From Spectacle to Trace

    by Jo Dahn

    New Directions in Ceramics explores and responds to contemporary ceramists' use of innovative modes of practice, investigating how change is happening and interpreting key works. Jo Dahn provides an overviewof the current ceramics landscape, identifying influential exhibitions, events and publications, to convey a flavour of debates at a time when much about the character of ceramics is in a state ... Read more

    $47.62 AUD

  • Mastering the Potter's Wheel

    Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Potters

    by Ben Carter and 1 more

    series Mastering Ceramics
    Take your skills—and your work—to the next level.Mastering the Potter's Wheel starts with an introduction to wheel-throwing, from centering to creating the basic forms. What pushes this book beyond the competition, however, are the techniques offered in the chapters that follow. From a variety of methods for throwing large objects such as pitchers and platters, to alterations, dart... ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • Romanesque Art

    by Victoria Charles and 1 more

    In art history, the term ‘Romanesque art’ distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own unique style. In architecture as well as in sculpture, Romanesque art is marked by raw forms. Through its rich iconography and captivating text, this work reclaims the importance of this art ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Fewer, Better Things

    The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

    by Mr. Glenn Adamson

    From the former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a timely and passionate case for the role of the well-designed object in the digital age.Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones and digital tablets children have today. He laments that many children and adults are losing touch with the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Collecting Old Lustre Ware

    by W. Bosanko

    In "Collecting Old Lustre Ware," by W. Bosanko, the author has assembled one of the few books on this beautiful type of antique pottery that is available. The book reviews the history of old Lustre Ware pottery, explains the process, and most important for the collector, illustrates various old Lustre Ware pottery pieces so both the neophyte & advanced collector can advance their collection ... Read more

    $3.32 AUD

  • Collecting Chinese Mud Men

    Information and Illustrations

    by Jim Mayfield

    Ever wonder about those clever Chinese "niren" figures, more commonly known as Chinese mud men, that have captured the imagination and enthusiasm of collectors worldwide? Finally, a book that separates fact from fiction and provides important information and fascinating insights. You will learn about the varieties of mud men, their symbolism, how to spot and assess damage, and the challenges in ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Mosaics in the Medieval World

    From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century

    by Liz James

    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 range of issues, including style and iconography, technique and material, and function and patronage, she examines mosaics within their historical context. She asks why the mosaic was such a popular medium and considers how mosaics work as historical ... Read more

    $165.54 AUD

  • Making Costume Jewelry: An Easy & Complete Step by Step Guide

    by Janet Evans

    If youb re someone who has an eye for fashion and enjoys making their own things, why not save yourself money by making your own costume jewelry. Even the simplest pieces of costume jewelry can be overpriced so why spend money on such accessories when making them for yourself could save you a great deal of money. Of course when it comes to making your own jewelry there are certain things you need ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Making Jewelry With Beads And Silver Jewelry For Beginners : A Complete and Step by Step Guide

    (Special 2 In 1 Exclusive Edition)

    by Janet Evans

    Wearing jewelry is essential to helping women developed their own style. For women wishing to create a look that's unique, the last thing they'll want to invest money in is mass produced pieces of jewelry. It's for this reason alone, learning the skills needed for making silver and beaded jewelry could prove extremely beneficial. When it comes to making such pieces you need to know where to ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Art Nouveau

    by Jean Lahor

    Art Nouveau gives a name to the decorative and architectural style developed in the 1880s and 1890s in the West. Born in reaction to the Industrial Revolution and to the creative vacuum it left behind, Art Nouveau was at the heart of a “renaissance” in the decorative arts. The primary objective of the movement was the creation of a new aesthetic of nature through a return to the study of natural ... Read more

    $10.33 AUD

  • Ceramics

    Contemporary Artists Working in Clay

    by Kate Singleton and 1 more

    This ebook presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Hard Paste Porcelain (Oriental); China, Japan, Siam, Korea

    by Edwin Atlee Barber

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • China's Porcelain Capital

    The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen

    by Dr Maris Boyd Gillette

    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 the present day.Gillette explores how Jingdezhen has been affected by state involvement in porcelain production, particularly during the long 20th century. She considers how the Chinese government has consumed, invested in, taxed and managed the ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD

  • Ceramics and the Museum

    by Laura Breen

    Ceramics and the Museum interrogates the relationship between art-oriented ceramic practice and museum practice in Britain since 1970.Laura Breen examines the identity of ceramics as an art form, drawing on examples of work by artist-makers such as Edmund de Waal and Grayson Perry; addresses the impact of policy making on ceramic practice; traces the shift from object to project in ceramic ... Read more

    $36.51 AUD

  • Les Arts decoratifs

    by Albert Jaquemart

    Du Moyen Âge à l'Époque contemporaine, l'art décoratif peut être défini par les matériaux, le design et les objets artistiques utilisés à la fois en architecture urbaine et en architecture d'intérieur. Comme beaucoup d'autres formes d'art, l'art décoratif continue à se développer, ajoutant à l'utilité de simples pièces comme des chaises une dimension esthétique pour s'orienter vers des objets ... Read more

    $8.02 AUD