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MUD Ireland Mug


Made by Mud Ireland

Enrich your daily tea or coffee ceremony with this beautiful mug which holds 12 Fl.oz, but is already full of soul! These mugs measure approximately 8.5cm x 8.5cm.  Every one of the handcrafted mugs is One-Of-A-Kind! They are full of perfect little imperfections which give them that tactile, handmade quality. You can feel a connection to the potter through the throwing rings, which mark the path of the makers hand, like a fingerprint. There will never be two of the same!


About the maker :

Josh has been a ceramicist for the past 7 years, originally studying Foundation Art and Design at Ulster University with the goal of becoming an animator. during his foundation year he fell in love with ceramics and swapped his computer for the clay, immediately drawn the tangible, tactile nature of the craft.

Josh  spent 4 summers working as an apprentice to Sean O Dowd at Ballydougan Pottery, whilst also studying Ceramics Jewellery and Silversmithing in the Ulster University. On the completion of his degree, he began working in Loaf Pottery before starting his own Business Mud Ireland Pottery.

Now based in Portadown, Josh runs Mud Ireland with his wife Holly, producing finely crafted porcelain tableware and teaching a range of classes.

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