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post #1 of 6 Old 05-28-2012, 11:52 AM Thread Starter
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Raku Pottery with horse hair--Is there an interest out there?

My fiance is a ceramics artist and has done some work with raku firing using horse hair. I am personally obsessed with it, absolutely love it.

A dear friend of ours lost her horse last year, and she asked him to make a vase with some of Bird's hair (bird was the horse). It got me to thinking about what a beautiful and useful tribute this could be.

My question to you all is this: Would having a vase (or other ceramics piece) with some of your horse's hair burnt into it be of interest?

This image is not one of Sean's pieces, I don't have a photo on this computer, but this is the same style and the same technique. This artist is Lisa Dempsey.

Hand built ceramic equine sculptures by yours truly:
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ooh I love it!
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That is way cool.

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him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too."

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I like these. I would buy some.

I bought a couple for my mom for a gift. She really enjoys pottery.
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post #5 of 6 Old 05-28-2012, 02:29 PM
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Yes, if not too spendy I would be interested.

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post #6 of 6 Old 06-05-2012, 04:57 PM
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I love ceramics!! I wish I still had time to do it. I would definitely be doing that if I had the time/money currently!
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