Throwing a pot is fascinating to watch and seemingly effortless, but anyone who has had a go will know that it is much, much harder than it looks! Our technique has been passed on to us through five generations of master potters and is powerful and energetic.

First the ball of clay is centred on the wheel-head, a process that requires strength and force as a single pot can weigh up to sixty pounds. The clay is then 'pulled' up in three movements to a marker stick.