Among the packages waiting for us on Friday were three lots of miniature pottery, all by artisans selling their work on Etsy.
Here's some more work by one of my favourites; Sue Dix of Suramics Pottery. I love the shapes of her pieces and the range of glazes, and just can't help buying a few more to add to my Sue Dix collection :) She's a wonderful artist and really great to buy from.
I also bought two little pots in a gorgeous teal glaze by artpottery. (I just couldn't resist the colour!) Here's one of them:
And, finally, I splurged and bought four pieces by Anita's Pottery because I loved the forms and this seafoam green glaze:
(There are only three in this photo because the fourth, a tiny jug, has been given to my Mum :) Aren't they divine? Timeless? Anita makes 1:1 pottery, of course, but she does a lot of 1:12 scale pottery, much of it in the kind of jewel colours common to Fiestaware. My personal favourites, though, are the variegated colours she makes though layers of glaze. Really classic pieces. She's lovely to work with, too -- I fell in love with the little planter in the front of this photo, and asked if she had anything else in this glaze, and she obligingly came up with a whole slew of gorgeous pieces!
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