about us

“Storm in a Teacup” celebrates over 10 years of producing unique handmade ceramics. All our items begin on the potter’s wheel; a technique that reverts back to ancient times.

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experimentation

from there, the shapes evolve. It has been a journey of experimenting with different clay bodies, form and texture. Recently we developed our own clay body for extra strength; which has a lustrous warmth seeping through the glazes

inspiration

designs are often inspired by the primitive African ceremonial vessels, but adapted to contemporary living. There is no art for art’s sake; all wares are fully functional and durable.

” It is our aim to keep our ceramics uncomplicated and timeless”

purpose

“storm in teacups” pottery is removed from mass production, and a defining purpose – our ceramics are rather a reflection of the natural beauty and vibrancy of South Africa.

“Having grown up on a sheep farm in the Eastern Cape, my work is informed by rural landscapes, clear blue skies, succulents and lichen covered rocks which lie in silent elegance of ages gone by, ” Sue Weston

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