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. […]
After a longer break we start with a blog series (irregular) based on texts by potter Jiří Duchek. This text was named by him as “Criss Cross” and tells poetically about potter´s wandering to find his clay… Excellent pictures were made by Martina Šimková. From the time without beginning it’s been travelling with the wind, it’s […]
Japan produces many types of ceramics that are also popular overseas. One of them is Arita ware, which has been favored for over 400 years not only in Japan but in Europe as well.
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.
Ondřej Sedlák is one of the exceptional people we have met recently. His woodwork and tea accessories are something that takes tea drinking back to its roots − to tranquillity, naturalness and contemplation. Do you think that this is something that doesn’t fit this world anymore? We think the opposite…
Introducing Jan Pávek Honza is a young man who creates exceptional tea pottery. He is a tea enthusiast and self-taught pottery maker. We have met him only recently and we were charmed by his pieces, some of which you can now find in our eshop. See for yourself… Jan Pávek about himself and his pottery […]
Exhibition of teaware and tea accessories in the Chiou Shan Tang tearoom in Taichung − Petr Novák, Mirka Randová, Andrzej Bero and Scott Drake. 15 May: Part of the things have been here since the very start of the exhibition on 6 May. Me and Petr brought the rest in two huge suitcases. We unpacked and priced the last […]
On the last October weekend, extended by the public holiday, we had a chance to visit our friends in Doupe. Mirka Randová and Petr Novák have their pottery studio and original home there. Thus we could watch them working (they do not stop on weekends), have tea with them, choose some pieces for our e-shop […]