Featuring the work of:
wood block prints
hand spun weaving
Dark Ages Re-creation Company
& Steve White
painting & drawing
Catherine VamVakas Lay
Red Hen Pottery
RR#3 Mansfield, L0N 1M0
Mary started making pottery in 1972, ran Spiral Pottery in the east end
of Toronto for 10 years, renting space to potters, supplying classes special
workshops and shows. For the next ten years, her focus was handbuilt porcelain
tableware, and now it’s stoneware mermaids for the garden.
"I have always thought that ceramic urns make a more personal and
thoughtful place for cremated remains. I can make them big or small, or
one for each member of the family."
‘Celtic Knot Pot'
handbuilt porcelain with thrown lid
‘Love Lace’ (set of three)
handbuilt porclain with thrown lid
This jar has a lace pattern, an interesting lid which is intended
to be permanently affixed after the ashes have been added. The lid‘s
spiral design recognizes the flow of life from beginning to end,
and a bird represents our release into eternity.
The smaller versions of the first jar, are intended so that two
or more people in the same family can have remains in a matching
handbuilt porcelain with thrown lid.
This jar will be a third size with a different pattern, fish will
be part of the design. The concept is to provide a dignified, beautiful
jar which will look nice in any décor. It could have the
name of the deceased, or even a signature of the person, if a sample