Monday, October 20, 2008

This Could Be The Last Time

Possibly the last firing of my gas kiln- 24 years of loyal service,around 800 firings to cone 9,the basis of my professional life as a potter. Not that the new kiln is here [still stuck in customs],so I'm not taking the old one out just yet. A good firing,with good reduction and even temperature,partly because of the contents- 4 large sinks and refires of Meir's pots from the last anagama,so the stack was quite loose.
The pictures show 2 of Meir's beautiful teapots before and after refiring.
We have been lurching from Holiday to Shabbat seemingly for as long as I can remember,but this comes to an end this evening/tomorrow with Simchat Torah, usually a riotous affair in Tsfat- so Happy Simchat Torah- I'm off for a last sit in my Succah...


Blogger jesskstern said...

Shalom! My name is Jessica and I was on a Livnot program this summer that visited your studio. Do you have an email address to which I could send you a message?
Many thanks!

9:22 AM  

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