Jane Gibson Pottery - Other publications



The Silk Route, Uzbekistan, 2016
by Jane Gibson 1st Mar 2018
An extraordinary trip seeing potters and other crafts from BC to the present day visiting Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara.

The Clay Factory, Sierra Leone, 2014.
by Jane Gibson 1st 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 Potters of Mabettor Village, Sierra Leone, part two 2015.
by Jane Gibson 25th Jan 2017

Jane returns to the village to experience a traditional firing.

The Potters of Mabettor Village, Sierra Leone, part one.
by Jane Gibson 08th Jan 2011

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

Kick Starting the Wheel in Sierra Leona, 2015.
by Jane Gibson 18th Jul 2015

The dream of a potter in Sierra Leone.

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

A pottery struggling after the advent of Ebola.

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

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

A Month in China, part one
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.

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.

Indigo and Clay Trip to China
by Jane Gibson 3rd Aug 2011

A fascinating trip from the mountainous Guizhou Province where ethnic groups practise traditional skills to the porcelain centre of Jingdezhen.

Potters in Northern Pakistan
by Jane Gibson 24th Feb 2011

Potters in Islamabad and Peshawar.

The Potters of Bindapur
by Jane Gibson 24th Feb 2011

Bindapur is the potters colony in Delhi.

Maati, Terracotta Exhibition, Delhi, 2009
by Jane Gibson 16th Dec 2012

An Exploration in Contemporary Terracotta by Indian and International Artists. India Habitat Centre 22nd to 27th February 2009.

Potted Travellors Tales 1999
by Jane Gibson 24th Feb 2011

Visits to Culcutta, Lucknow and Goa.

Clay Jottings, India 2003
by Jane Gibson 24th Dec 2003

From brick kilns in Culcutta, across Inia by train to Delhi and another visit to Goa.

Potters of Jaipur 2009
by Jane Gibson 24th Feb 2009

Revisiting the potters in the shadow of the Amber Fort.

Changing Times at the Bahla Potteries
by Jane Gibson 24th Feb 2011

A visit to Oman.

A Walk Through Pottery History 2004
by Jane Gibson 08th Aug 2004

Walking the Staffordshire Way reveals the area's past history.

Christmas in Goa 1991
by Jane Gibson Pottery 25th Dec 1991

Jane recounts the discovery of a pottery village behind the hotel where she was staying.

The Potters of Chandigarh 2001
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2001

In the planned city of Chandigarh the potters were easy to find, right next to the sawmill where they obtained their wood for firing.

The Potters of Bangalore 2002
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2002


Clay in the Desert 2003
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2003


Not Potting in Madras 2004
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2004


The Urban Potters of Hyderabad 2005
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2005

This article looks at a tiny potter community at the heart of a bustling city.

The Potters of Pune 2008
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2008

Sonali Bolar of Pune takes me to meet the local potters.

India Update 2006
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2006

A return visit to Lucknow and Goa.

The Potters of Khajuraho 2007
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2007

I travel by motorbike to met the potters in this town of exotic temples.

Pakistan Update 2007
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 2007

A visit to Karachi and a walled pottery village in Peshawar.

Potted Travellers Tales 1998
by Jane Gibson Pottery 01st Jan 1998

A journey through Pakistan and India taking in the tile makers of Multan, The Indus Valley site of Harrapa, potters in Hyderabad and Goa.

Copyright © Jane Gibson, All rights reserved. Designed by Fainting in Coils