Carefully selected pottery supplies to support your clay creativity
We stock and ever changing range of pottery books to inspire and extend your clay knowledge - the items listed below are just a small sample of what are in-store.
As a result of a collaboration with Clae, these books can be purchased online - just follow the link in the item.
My Clae Workbook
This book has been produced by the Clae team to help get you started on your clay journey. It is packed with information that is sometimes not included in pottery books, and is perfect for the New Zealand potter. Topics include coiling, pinching, hard and soft slab, and throwing, as well as glazing, firing, and recycling clay. And there is plenty of space for you to take notes! $28.00 Buy in-store at General Pottery or online at
Glaze: A Small Handbook
The Clae team has produced this small handbook for the potter ready to start exploring glaze and developing their own glaze palette. It is packed with easy to read information about glaze, glaze testing, and glaze application, and has an extensive glossary with all those glazing terms you are not sure about. The books is designed as a glaze learning programme that you can work through at your own pace, and has lots of space for taking notes and recording results. If you are interested in this book, you might also be be interested in the Glaze Box, a kitset includes book, as well as glaze materials and glazing tools. $18.00 Buy in-store at General Pottery or online at
Materials: Sample Book
This book is part of an extensive art project for The Necessary Traditions Festival in 2018. It has pictures and text about the journey of collecting and using local materials from Canterbury in ceramics. Included is a lovely introduction by Juliet Arnott from Rekindle and a poster showcasing the diverse earth pallette discovered. $32.00 Buy in-store at General Pottery or online at