Currently viable crafts


Ceramics and pottery


The making of items from clay, either by hand-building, casting, moulding or throwing.


Status Currently viable
Craft category  Clay
Historic area of significance
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Origin in the UK
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Items may be hand-built, cast, moulded or thrown, fired or unfired, and glazed or unglazed.




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