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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Charlotte Storrs at Studiopottery.co.uk

Charlotte Storrs

Ceramics by Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Upcoming events

Made in the Middle (part 5) at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum 23rd January to 10th March, 2018 touring show.
Sites Unseen at Studio Eleven 24th January to 11th March, 2018 Sites Unseen is an exhibition of paintings by Chrissy Collinson and ceramic pieces by Martin Harman.
Matthew Warner Solo Show at Contemporary Applied Arts 8th February to 10th March, 2018 A solo exhibition of new work by London-based potter and CAA maker member Matthew Warner.

Recently added Courses

Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.
CHILDREN'S SUMMER POTTERY WEEK in East Sussex - 7th - 10th August 2017
Have fun and get messy discovering a variety of hand building, throwing and decorating techniques!
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture

EU consultation on revised lead and cadmium levels: Proposed changes to levels

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Following a recent research study on transfer of lead and cadmium from glazes, the EU is seeking feedback on proposed new maximum levels of lead and cadmium for ceramics to come into contact with foodstuffs, and the proposed changes are significant:
Lead
Current level: 4 mg/kg
Proposed new level: 0.01 mg/kg

Cadmium
Current level: 0.3 mg/kg
Proposed new level: 0.005 mg/kg

However, they are also considering higher limits for artisanal work, especially in combination with an indelible labelling scheme that would indicate articles with higher lead or cadmium content not for everyday use or purely ornamental; it’s proposed that these articles may need to be sold with an explanatory leaflet.

We have until November 23 to give our feedback as makers to these proposals. Please contact tobybrundin@ceramicreview.com if you’d like to be sent a copy of the proposal and to send through any responses. 


Posted on November 17 2017 under News for Makers, Pottery and Ceramic Course News.