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Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

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Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton is an English potter who qualified 50 yrs in the past. 10 many years afterwards Maggie’s loved ones acquired together to start out Folly Pottery which is continue to likely nowadays, in spite of Maggie really retiring a few periods! Now Maggie is celebrating 2 anniversaries this yr by returning to some of the things she manufactured again in the 80’s

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Do you ever bear in mind who the artist was who you talked baout for offering through Instagram?

Oh sure. His title was John Puzzouli .  He’s completely excellent. He would make lovely crystalline pottery and hammers them on the ground to take the bases off.

Certainly. John Puzzouli episode 821. 

So 50 years in clay. What are you executing to rejoice the the fifty years of clay?

Lots of minimal issues. I recreated a great deal of the modest animals that mum and I manufactured to start with of all. So pigs, the ducks, whales, all of people. They have all gone out and been sold now, perfectly there are one of two remaining. That was our massive celebration.

How are you celebrating your prospects that have been with you all these years?

By loving and on the lookout after them. (laughter) My latest consumers are all Instagram and on the internet, they are a new bunch. So the older ones…mum’s shoppers have primarily handed absent. So yeas, just maintain on loving them.

Do you have specific names for the parts you are recreating?

Of course, these dratted ducks. Flipping pigs. Not extra whales! Umm, no they are just pigs, whales, and ducks.

Is your get the job done also a celebration of your region? Of where by you are?

I believe so. Of course. There is an terrible great deal of New Forest ponies.

Are you speaking to  your new people today this is not a new matter this is a fifty a long time in the past detail?

Indeed, bless them, they have all been pursuing together with the anniversaries. It is 40 a long time for the business and 50 years for me. They are almost certainly considering, Fantastic grief female why do not you retire. And  I can’t. (laughter) Yes, these are on the full folks I gathered from Instagram. I have a attractive group.

Is there a particular day that you are celebrating? A pinnacle? 

We just handed it. We determined that we would operate it all the way by way of September. That it would be the huge month. We did some displays and a couple of retailers experienced our do the job. They have all filtered out to numerous shoppers. But September was the significant thirty day period.

What are you going to do just after the celebration? Immediately after the fifty several years are around? Are you likely to preserve producing pots?

Attempt and stop me. Mother retired a few moments and arrived back again. I have only retired two times.

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