Our Process

Our Process

The Art of Making

We take enormous pride in our Australian made collections. We’re still excited by the design process, which is often a close collaboration between the Gordon family, staff and our clients.

 

Commitment to Craft

We are one of Australia’s last large scale potteries and have been manufacturing high fired stoneware for over 25 years.

 

Tooling

Our equipment is a mix of traditional and modern tools. New shapes are developed on the thrower's wheel or slab roller. From there, production techniques include slip casting, and other presses and machines. Unused clay from production is recycled and made into slip or milled.

 

Manufacturing

Each piece passes through the hands of skilled crafts people, some of whom have been with us for over 25 years. Our principles of timeless design along with an emphasis on quality, ensure that your purchase will last a lifetime.

 

Glazing & Finishing

We design and develop all glazes on site. Owning our own stains and materials allows us flexibility of design. Each piece of pottery is glazed by hand, allowing for slight variations and idiosyncrasies that make our pottery truly unique.

High Firing

We use a stoneware clay body that is twice fired for added strength. We bisque fire at 1000c and gloss fire at 1280c, resulting in fully vitrified pieces that will not absorb any moisture.

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