Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Celebrating 50 Years With Clay | Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton | Episode 885

Maggie Frampton is an English potter who properly trained 50 yrs back. 10 several years later on Maggie’s loved ones acquired together to start out Folly Pottery which is continue to going nowadays, irrespective of Maggie actually retiring 3 times! Now Maggie is celebrating 2 anniversaries this yr by returning to some of the factors she created back in the 80’s

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Do you ever remember who the artist was who you talked baout for advertising by way of Instagram?

Oh of course. His identify was John Puzzouli .  He’s absolutely excellent. He can make wonderful crystalline pottery and hammers them on the ground to consider the bases off.

Of course. John Puzzouli episode 821. 

So 50 years in clay. What are you carrying out to rejoice the the fifty several years of clay?

A lot of tiny matters. I recreated a good deal of the compact animals that mum and I produced to start with of all. So pigs, the ducks, whales, all of people. They have all long gone out and been sold now, properly there are just one of two still left. That was our big celebration.

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

By loving and wanting after them. (laughter) My present shoppers are all Instagram and on-line, they are a new bunch. So the older ones…mum’s clients have generally passed away. So yeas, just preserve on loving them.

Do you have unique names for the items you are recreating?

Sure, these dratted ducks. Flipping pigs. Not far more whales! Umm, no they are just pigs, whales, and ducks.

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

I consider so. Yes. There’s an terrible ton of New Forest ponies.

Are you speaking to  your new people today this is not a new detail this is a fifty decades back point?

Indeed, bless them, they have all been subsequent along with the anniversaries. It is 40 a long time for the business and 50 yrs for me. They are almost certainly thinking, Great grief female why really do not you retire. And  I simply cannot. (laughter) Sure, these are on the complete individuals I collected from Instagram. I have a wonderful local community.

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

We just passed it. We made the decision that we would run it all the way as a result of September. That it would be the significant thirty day period. We did some exhibits and a pair of shops experienced our work. They have all filtered out to a variety of consumers. But September was the big thirty day period.

What are you heading to do just after the celebration? Following the fifty many years are over? Are you likely to preserve generating pots?

Try out and halt me. Mother retired 3 times and came again. I’ve only retired twice.

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