OKRA Travels | A day at Jingdezhen

 

We have been in love with ceramics for the longest time. Our current obsession lies in tea vessels and decorative objects made with clay. We thought, what better place to explore than Jingdezhen to feed our love for pottery?

Here’s our photo diary of our trip to Jingdezhen, a small city in northeastern Jiangxi province in China. Producing pottery for 1700 years, Jingdezhen is known as the “Porcelain Capital”.

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The Pottery Workshop - such an inspiring space where artists  gather to work on their craft

The Pottery Workshop - such an inspiring space where artists

gather to work on their craft

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Dog Guardians  by Ziwe from his exhibition " Fairy's voice in Clay "

Dog Guardians by Ziwe from his exhibition "Fairy's voice in Clay"

We fell in love with these little statues and even brought some back to our studio!

We fell in love with these little statues and even brought some back to our studio!

All the endless possibilities that can be achieved with this earthy clay...

All the endless possibilities that can be achieved with this earthy clay...

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...and how inspiring are these mystical drawings on those tea vessels  and pots!

...and how inspiring are these mystical drawings on those tea vessels

and pots!

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A beautiful mess.

A beautiful mess.

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We come back refreshed and inspired. 

Take the time to explore.