Disk laid with Gold

Peter Hayes

32cm (h)
Ceramic Disk laid with Resin and Gold Leaf on Marble Stone plinth and Granite Base

Peter Hayes

I have always been interested in the history of ceramics – why and how ‘things’ are made of clay. This interest was extended after I spent several years travelling through Africa working with various tribes and village potters and being intrigued how, with limited technology and basic tools, they were able to get such exquisite, beautiful surfaces. I found the same inherent skills in India, Nepal Japan and New Mexico. I tried to adopt the ideas picked up from my travels in my own work. By building up layers of textured clay combined with burnishing and polishing of surfaces, I[…]

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