June 7, 2019  Yunomi Invitational opens online at 10:00 AM CST https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Definition of Yunomi (U-No-Me): A tea bowl, being taller than wide, with a trimmed or turned foot, without a handle. Unlike the more formal Chawan tea bowl, which is used during the Japanese tea ceremony, the Yunomi is made for daily (or informal) tea drinking. (images photographed…

I have a wide variety of china paint supplies available here on my website. I will bring several items with me for purchase to my workshops as well: These luster brushes are perfect for working with lusters; the bristles will hold up to the luster and can be covered by the cap that also acts…

Now Open: Handmade for your Valentine ☀️🍓❤️🍾 ClayAkar’s 3rd Annual Valentine’s Day show featuring handmade ceramic jewelry from selected artists. Jennifer Allen, Jeremy Brooks, Carole Epp, Autumn Higgins, MyungJin Kim, Lorna Meaden, Didem Mert, Richard Neal, Liz Pechacek, Melanie Sherman, and Michelle Summers [Images by Clay Akar] Share this… Facebook Twitter Pinterest email

Fri, Jul 6, 2018,  thru Fri, Aug 3, 2018 SANTA FE CLAY – La Mesa “Garden Party” [SHOP HERE] 545 Camino de la Familia Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 (505) 984-1122 sfc@santafeclay.com   Hours Monday through Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm   Santa Fe Clay presents La Mesa…

Kintsugi (金継ぎ, きんつぎ, “golden joinery”), also known as Kintsukuroi (金繕い, きんつくろい, “golden repair”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object,…