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Mirka and wood-fired porcelain clay

18. 05. 2018

Mirka and her “new chapter” with porcelain clay inspired us to ask her few questions. Mirka, you have started to work with porcelain clay. Is that something new or a kind of a return to the roots? A bit of both, probably. Porcelain is not a new material for me, but not a return to the roots, either. […]

Tile master and Potter Martin Hadrava

23. 04. 2018

Lives in Klikov, South Bohemia. This is a transcription of the words that Martin wrote about himself after making a deal and drinking some tea with us. He said he had to do it fast because later on he would not get to it anymore. He took a pen, sat at a table and started […]

Wandering Potter Marie Marušková

14. 02. 2018

Meet charming tea bowls by Marie! How it started “I studied at a graphic college where I encountered ceramics – large, pieces of unfired soil – only in sculpture workshops. I always loved to feel the dirt, feel the material in my hands and on them, to have printing colours, pastels or soil all over […]

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07. 11. 2017

Aleš ‘Belin’ Dančák studied music college in Ostrava and went on to work with glass, natural tiling and plaster models in workshops for several years. He considers himself a self-taught potter. “I have made pottery for fifteen years. I work with earthenware and porcelain, I use wood firing and what I like is to experiment […]

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Tie Guan Yin Oolong from Muzha

11. 08. 2017

Taiwan Muzha Charcoal Roasted Tie Guan Yin Oolong is a traditionally processed tea from cultivar Tie Guan Yin that originally comes from a Chinese Anxi region in Fujian province. (Ti Guan Yin tea is anmed after “Iron Goddes of Mercy”, female emanation of Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshwara). Taiwanese Muzha 木柵 district is famous thanks to those excellent […]

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Black soil – discovery by master Duchek

22. 07. 2017

It comes from Džbán highlands. Wood-fired at 1200°C in a strongly reduction atmosphhere, it means in a minimum of oxygen inside kiln, therefor carbon stays mostly in the clay and doesn´t burn out. So the clay gets special qualitites such as visible exceptional colour and tactually we can feel it similar to slate (fosilized mud […]

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How a Tea Wood is born – Ondřej Sedlák

29. 06. 2017

Do you want to look behind the scene and see the process of tea wood making? Ondřej Sedlák puts his passion into it and he gave us this text and photos of one of his recent pieces. Enjoy!                                    I was […]

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Mirka and the Boat

01. 02. 2017

How did Mirka start to make tea boats (or tea seas)? We have known potters Petr Novák and Mirka Randová for seven years. They both create teaware in their own specific way. We asked Mirka a few questions about the phenomenon of tea boats, which we keep discovering, using and – most importantly – admiring.     […]

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Klasek Tea Shop and a new programme

25. 12. 2016

With a small party we have opened new Klasek Tea Shop in Holešovice district, Prague. We have moved to this new space already in October, yet many things and preparations had to be done and we still have a lot of work ahead.

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Potter Jiří Duchek and his tea bowl – two palms connected.

21. 06. 2016

Wood-fired artisan tea pottery by Jiří Duchek. Jiří Duchek creates his teapots and tea bowls as living items with a story behind them, not just as outer material objects, that are here for a technical purpose only.

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