Currently viable crafts


Studio 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
Area currently practised
Origin in the UK
Current no. of professionals (main income)
Current no. of professionals (sideline to main income)
Current no. of trainees
Current total no. serious amateur makers
Current total no. of leisure makers
Minimum no. of craftspeople required



Items may be hand-built, cast, moulded or thrown, fired or unfired, and glazed or unglazed.




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