Upland Clay - Alicja Zasucha, Penrith Cumbria

Hand thrown ceramics

I first touched clay in 2015, and was hooked straight away.

I throw in small batches, so I get to know each piece I make really well.

Sometimes it can be hard to let go of them!

Combining rustic, speckled clay, with a strong, smooth glaze, my robust mugs really feel a part of the landscape I live in.

I moved to the Lakes to be able to spend more time hiking, climbing and wild camping – I am happiest when amongst the mountains with my partner, friends and dog.

I want my work to communicate that feeling of putting your feet up after a long day out in the fells.

All my mugs are fired in a kiln to 1260’C, and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe.




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