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Today has marked the planting of the final poppy in the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London. We are immensely proud to have worked with Paul Cummins right from the beginning and we offer him our sincere congratulations upon the project's completion. It is truly an astounding and breathtaking work of art and wi...

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04th August, 2014

In remembrance of the WW1 servicemen & women and the sacrifices they made for our country. We are incredibly proud to be the supplier of all of the clay and most of the equipment being used by Paul Cummins to manufacture the 888k poppies being installed at the Tower. This is an immense undertaking by Paul and the result is likely to be one ...

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CLAY and materials supplied by Stoke-on-Trent specialists will be used to create almost 900,000 ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Potclays, in Etruria, has supplied 160 tonnes of clay, a 100 cubic foot state-of-the-art bell-lift kiln, as well as a range of raw materials to artist Paul Cummins. Rea...

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We now stock the current issue of Craft & Design Magazine at its cover price of £6.45. Craft & Design Magazine is a showcase for British crafts, a hub of creative resources, information and inspiration. They celebrate 30 years of publishing the magazine this year - 2013.

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27th February, 2013

We are sad to report the passing of Derek Clarkson, esteemed ceramicist, senior lecturer in ceramics and close friend of Potclays, on 17th February 2013 aged 84. His trademark calligraphic brushwork presented in his words "...a never ending challenge and rewarding form of self expression". His inspiration was drawn from many and varied sources inc...

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