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Ceramics by Kochevet Bendavid at Studiopottery.co.uk

Kochevet Bendavid

Ceramics by Liz Mathews at Studiopottery.co.uk

Liz Mathews

Upcoming events

Made London at Made London 18th - 21st October 2018 Over 120 exhibitors across all media (ceramics, wood, silver, gold, glass, textiles...) 
Affordable Art Fair at Battersea at Affordable Art Fair London, The 18th - 21st October 2018 The Affordable Art Fair offers a feast of contemporary art from over 100 galleries, with prices from £40 - £4,000 
Winter Show at Cambridge Contemporary Art 3rd November to 24th December, 2018 featuring work by Adam Frew, David Meredith, McNeill Glass and Helen Martino, Paula Sharples and Jane Kell
Handmade Chelsea at Chelsea Old Town Hall 9th - 11th November 2018 Now in its 12th year, this annual winter event returns to Chelsea this November to  showcase fine, contemporary work from 100 designer-makers.

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

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.