At Surrey Ceramics , we offer a complete service. We can replicate your logo , work on glaze colours and texture, or adapt an existing design or finish to make it completely original and unique for you.
Apollo – a new glaze finish to the choice of reactive glazes. The combination of a lighter glaze over-sprayed with another gives the gentle fusion of the two in the firing process, as they blend into each other. On high sided items such as bowls the character of the original lighter glaze comes through.
This is a reactive glaze in its truest form, each piece beautifully individual, or can be combined with other reactive glazes that are available to create a stunning display of art, not only on the plate in terms of the chefs show case creation, but in combination with the art of the craft potter. ( picture courtesy of Robby Jenks – Executive Chef -Vineyard Spa )
Barley is one of the few mat glazes, which are becoming increasingly popular – very natural in its finish, it has earthy tone and texture and captures the warm spirit of outdoor dining yet can be used in the most sophisticated dining environments.
Bullarum – Latin for bubbles, this glaze is an amazing reactive glaze that creates bubbles of reaction over the surface. For those wanting to create a truly unique and different dining experience for their guests – to wow the eyes with a visual extravaganza.
Cobalt blue is a dark deep blue that when used imaginatively can bring a real dynamic to the table, captivating the eye with its intensity.
Halo is a new addition to our range of glaze finishes. It is a reactive glaze finish that is a creamy white with reactions of light grey interspersing across the ware and round the edge – each piece has its own character creating a truly stunning table display.
Halo is a beautiful option for chefs, allowing a nice light base to work off but at the same time adding a real touch of elegance and sophistication to the overall presentation. image courtesy of the new Senor Cevichie – London
The friendly and uncomplicated warm lines of Harvest evoke the rustic charm of traditional craft glaze finish
Jasper – a dark glaze with flecks of reactive gold – bronze. Each piece develops its own character as it goes through the firing process. The darker platform is ideal for light and colourful ingredients, greens. reds, yellows, whites, – ideal to showcase your creation.
JO white takes its influence from Soho but is a softer white with very subtle undertone and hint of grey, it brings a less dramatic white to the table, designed to show off the food but at the same time allowing the use of a more natural white glaze finish to show of your creation . Here the ware is further enhanced by the natural clay element to the edge of each piece. Ideal for those looking for an alternative to the usual brilliant whites.
Leopard is a glaze finish that is achieved by the combination of two glazes reacting with each other to cause this unique glaze finish, which can add a real point of interest and highlight to a menu presentation when used on items such as bowls as seen here.
Malt Brown is a glaze that evokes the deep rich brown of roasted malt grain that is used in the brewing industry, its deep rich tone is a timeless homage to traditional stoneware roots.
Moka Black is a satin black glaze that has a sheen finish rather than the usual glossy glazes, it is ideally suited to colourful food presentation, where the reds, yellows, greens and whites are complimented by the darker background surface which bring out the vibrancy of those colours.
Moss Green is a dark, rich, deep , green and is ideal for menu presentation for items that can be used on normal white tableware. Be it pie dishes, sides, ramekins, dip dishes etc. this glaze brings a nice touch of natural stoneware colour to the presentation.
Nirvana – a beautiful glaze finish that enhances the dining experience and highlights the colours of food, captivating the eye with the tones of blue. The combination of two glazes working together that react and move with one another in the firing processes to create an artistic surface to each piece of tableware. Pieces that are more vertical in shape such as bowls will react and move more than horizontal pieces like plates – this in itself creates an interesting dynamic to the presentation. We hope you will enjoy looking at it as much as we do.
Pistachio – a soft subtle green glaze combined with a dark edge that bleeds and blends into the glaze as the pot is fired, creating character to each piece.
Overflowing with authentic continental character Sienna evokes the mood and flavours of al fresco dining at its best.The natural tones of the subtly reactive glaze gives each piece a slightly individual feel while retaining the overall look.
In a class of its own, the sophistication and refreshingly individual lines of Soho successfully bring contemporary chic to an exclusive dining experience. The combination of organic shapes and white glaze is beautifully offset by the natural clay element to the edge of each piece, bringing a feast to the eye as well as the stomach.
Studio White- a brilliant white glaze finish to enhance the presentation of your food, this glaze can also be combined with other glazes to achieve different styles and combinations and can work well as a mix.
This finish is the combination of the clean lines of Studio White with additional detailing of Sienna applied to the edge of each piece which brings a soft tone to the brilliant white. The Sienna being a subtly reactive glaze makes the edging line break and give character to the edge.
Tempest – dark and mysterious this lovely reactive glaze is the culmination of two separate glazes applied one on top of the other that react to create a fascinating reaction during the firing process. The combination of craft and creative cuisine can bring about truly stunning presentation.
The intense glaze and clean lines of Eastern inspired Tenmoku – a traditional Japanese glaze provide an elegant canvas for both traditional oriental and contemporary cuisine. Tenmoku can take on the look of hammered metal and gives an interesting feature to the glaze surface. Tenmoku is a slightly reactive glaze finish and so each piece will be subtly different.
Transparent picks out the very nature of the clay body itself and is therefore the most natural of glaze finishes. Being a slightly buff clay body when glazed with a clear glaze it comes out a soft cream colour.
Triticale is a lovely earthy, natural, organic glaze. Fired in a unique heavy reduction firing process, the atmosphere works on the glaze to produce a mixed mat-come-satin glaze finish that reacts during the firing process. The natural texture of the glaze is further enhanced by the clay element to the edge which darkens during the process, beautifully complimenting the glaze and overall presentation of the piece.
This glaze goes particularly well on irregular shaped pieces – when combined with your creation creates a stunning presentation.
As the name suggest Vibrant Orange is an explosion of bright vivid orange – the deep rich glaze is just one of a number of bright colours we produce that can catch the eye and particularly come into its own when complimented against white, or when mixed with other different bright colours.