Sara Rayner Bonsai Potter showcase

Last week I was in East Rochester for the US National Bonsai Exhibition, I was a demo artist and Judge, one of the highlights for me was meeting Sara Rayner. Sara is a bonsai potter of immense talent, I have admired her work from afar for many years. This was my chance to buy a few of her amazing pots and interview her for my Bonsai Potter Showcase

Find out more about Sara Rayner here

WOW… Amazing Tianlong Dragon Bonsai pot

Everyone knows of my love a craft potters in the UK from the potters showcases that I have done over the last 12 months. My first Potter showcase was Stone Monkey, I have watch Andy Pearson hone his skill over the years to become a truly creative artisan with clay. Andy has created many ‘collector’s edition’ pots but his latest shown here takes them to a whole new level.

The pot has an unglazed cracked, fissured and distressed look and is adorned by a Chinese Dragon called Tianlong who was a Celestial Dragon prominent in Chinese Mythology. The pot comes in a handmade box of English Oak with a solid silver Stone Monkey Ceramics Stamp sunk into the top of the box. The piece is fully fired to 1260 degrees centigrade making it functional and frost proof. This pot will be a welcomed addition to any ceramic collector and bonsai aficionado alike.

A signed certificate of authentication also accompanies the piece. If you want to take a closer look at this take a look HERE

Morea Pubben Bonsai Potter showcase #10

I cannot remember a time in my bonsai life when I have NOT known Morea. A long standing member of the European Bonsai potter fraternity Morea creates individual ‘one off’ artworks. A fine balance between organic forms that blend with the tree and composition Morea endeavours to create something that is artistically beautiful whilst maintaining the function of a pot to secure the tree or planting.