Tea is where the heart is

Seeing that today was one made up of hearts (Valentine’s Day), I thought  I would look for some heart-shaped teapots.  In a lot of homes still, tea is at the heart of the family.  Everyone sits down to a nice cup of tea, hence the title of this post ‘Tea is where the heart is!’ Continue reading “Tea is where the heart is”

Teapots: From Wild Goat to He Goat: From Dada to Goya

 This strange , organic teapot really captured my imagination . This Raku ceramic, called  ‘Wild Goat teapot – Homage to Paul Soldner’  is by Nina de Creeft Ward from The Beatrice Wood Centre for the Arts.  I don’t know who Paul Soldner is, I just hope he was pleased with the wild goat reference!  This teapot reminded me ofContinue reading “Teapots: From Wild Goat to He Goat: From Dada to Goya”

Take a Tea Break:Tea Runs Rings around Me

I’ve not put any teapots on my blog for a while.  I have been looking at them though and found several new interesting ones.  This teapot with six ring infinity is more of a teapot metaphor than an actual teapot.   I love the indulating way the ceramic snakes and meanders, tracing the shape.  Sherman exploresContinue reading “Take a Tea Break:Tea Runs Rings around Me”

Teapots: Oil and Water and other Elements

 I came across a Teapot competition for 2008.  I’m not too sure who won, but I’ve picked  out some of my favorites!   I love the movement and style of this teapot by Nancy Arkuss.  It reminds me of one of these veiled statues; –   Another one that captured my imagination is this one; –Continue reading “Teapots: Oil and Water and other Elements”