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Brilliant Burleigh Ware Part II!

Twenty five pairs of hands.  That’s how many it takes to produce each piece of Burleigh ware.  Twenty five pairs of hands, belonging to twenty five of the highly skilled craftspeople working at Burleigh’s iconic Middleport Pottery.
Using original machinery from 1889 to process the ball clay (all from either Devon or Cornwall) and the original moulds for Burleigh’s trademark

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Celebrating Beautiful British Burleigh ware – Part 1

“Out of original Victorian buildings, the clay is moulded, shaped and decorated to produce works of art … cups and saucers and plates and teapots rush like magic out of the clay.  May the ovens never grow cold, may Stoke-on-Trent, the pottery town, still continue to be the heart of British craftsmanship.”
So said JB Priestly, English Novelist & Playwright,

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