We bring you our top 10 British Ceramicists and Potters.
Ceramics can really add individuality and art to your home and this article gives you a vast range of options from tableware, vases and sculptures all made in Britain. So whether you are looking for your next tea/coffee mug or wanting something special to commemorate an achievement, our list of Top 10 Made in UK ceramics brands will sure be able to inspire your next purchase.
Founded in 2008 by designer Jacky Al-Samarraie. Jacky’s unique signature design of silhouette and vibrant colour blocks have been inspired by her travels around Britain. Jacky is particularly interested in rural & city landscapes. She has applied her simple yet recognisable style to a varied collection of luxury lifestyle products including prints, stationery, mugs, cushions, chopping boards, placemats & coasters.
The Serenity Landscape Collection, which is wholly made in the UK, features prints of the gentle image of trees in silhouette combined with a variety of bright contrasting colours.
British family gift shop, Blighty’s offers a range of decorative pottery gifts all made in the UK by individual makers. These new baby and baby boy ceramic gifts are made by Broadlands Pottery.
Each item is handmade and hand finished to a very high standard and made with love and care. Broadlands Pottery work from a studio that they’ve had converted in the home of founder Cheryl in rural Gloucestershire and over the last 4 years they have expanded into a thriving business.
Carolyn Clayton is a ceramic sculpture artist based in Shropshire, England. An expert flower maker she hand-makes unique ‘flower people’ sculptures in either parian or porcelain clay. Her skill has evolved from her love of nature and demonstrating the old technique of bone china flower making at Coalport China Museum.
She also creates flower wall art. Unique gift ideas and commissions available.
Charlotte Noar is an artist based in Kent, UK, making floral silkscreen prints by hand from her garden studio. Inspired by English gardens and flowers – and one garden in particular, her beloved childhood home in Kent. Her prints are joyful, colourful and contemporary and each one features a different English garden flower.
After finding a pottery in Stoke who are one of the last to make 100% British fine bone china, Charlotte naturally made the progression to create her own range of garden inspired mugs.
Duchess China 1888 are one of the few true remaining British Manufacturers of bespoke fine bone china tableware, teaware and giftware. Duchess is steeped in its rich heritage of over 130 years of trading based in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent the heart of the ‘Potteries’. Duchess offer an unrivalled British manufactured fine bone china product with the in-house ability to create truly elegant bespoke pieces and shapes to suit our customer’s exacting design criteria.
Keeeps curates a collection of pottery that is crafted by real working potters mainly from the UK, both emerging designers and established ceramicists. All the pieces are hand-picked by founder Tamra Booth who travels around the country visiting studios and curating pottery. Each piece of pottery sourced by Keeeps is beautiful, some of it quite fun, and most of it, perfect for gifts. All of it is lovingly made and, importantly, handmade and unique.
Combining heritage and high quality since 1809, Denby are a made in UK ceramics brand offer beautiful tableware, cookware and serveware.
When you buy Denby you’re choosing items with purpose and soul: hand-crafted, considered and made-to-last pieces that are truly a conscious choice. Their ceramics and homewares are not just for the kitchen – enjoy them around the home to add style as well as function to any room.
Launched in 1985, after Emma Bridgewater tried and failed to find a birthday present for her mum, her eponymous brand is famous for its warm, decorative British heartland style. Emma believes that everyday kitchen china sits right at the heart of our lives, and that each cup, bowl, jug, and plate holds our personal stories, reflecting shared moments and stories. All pottery is made in Stoke on Trent, the home of British ceramics.
Heraldic Pottery is the UK’s first choice in the manufacturing, design and printing of promotional and commemorative Pottery. They specialise in Hotelware, Mail Order Ceramics, Ceramics for Retail Trade, Contract Decorating and more. Their experienced and dedicated staff can guide you through the whole process of your order, from start to finish with limited fuss, from their 20,000 square foot manufacturing unit in the heart of the Ceramic Industry in Stoke-on-Trent.