Jane Gibson Pottery - Articles


Jane's writings on her technique, travels and general pottery articles.

Stop the Bus - Brick kiln in Tajikistan
by Jane Gibson 12th June 2019



The Clay Factory, Sierra Leone 2014
by Jane Gibson 01st Mar 2018

Another article about potters in Sierra Leone. The factory makes bricks and stove linings and sits next to the swamp where the traditional potters obtain their clay.

The Silk Route, Uzbekistan 2016
by Jane Gibson 01st Mar 2018

An extraordinary trip seeing potters and other crafts from BC to the present day visiting Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara.

The Potters of Mabettor Village, Sierra Leone. Part 2, 2015
by Jane Gibson 26th Jan 2017

Jane returns to the village to experience a traditional firing.

The Potters of Mabettor Village, Sierra Leone. Part 1, 2015
by Jane Gibson 25th Jan 2017

As Ebola dies away Jane manages to find a traditional pottery village.

Waterloo Pottery, Sierra Leone. 2015
by Jane Gibson 18th Jul 2015

A pottery struggling after the advent of Ebola.

Kick starting the wheel in Sierra Leone. 2015
by Jane Gibson 18th Jul 2015

The dream of a potter in Sierra Leone.

The End of an Era
by Jane Gibson 27th May 2015

The end of 100 years of Pottery production in a Goan village.

The Potters of Vellore, India.
by Jane Gibson 23rd Jul 2014

A visit to a small colony of potters firing with an interesting bonfire kiln.

A Month in China Part 1.
by Jane Gibson 23rd Jul 2014

A month in China on Christine Ann Richards tenth Anniversary Tour.

Potters of Ahmedabad, India 2012.
by Jane Gibson 07th Aug 2013

I meet two colonies of potters at either end of town, Muslim and Hindu, both firing pots in very different ways.

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