Category Archives: Dancing Fire Pottery

“Allows Us to Keep Our Furry Friends With Us Forever.”

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Transformed by fire, the hair’s carbon DNA is seeded into the clay-body, creating something special and sacred. And Pottery lasts forever—as a touchstone of your love, and a symbol of their spirit. In this photo, all the pieces are fired

I’m the Guy Who Makes the Pots: Horsehair Pottery for 2017

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Dear Horse (and Pet) People, You might know me as Scotty King, but I’m actually a descendent from a long line of potters. My grandmother started my ceramic training at 9 years old getting me on her potters wheel in her large kitchen.

Three Horsehair Pottery Jewelry Boxes to remember the horse Rodney!

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For this blog post I can do no better then provide the words from my customer, Nadine.  She saved tail hair from her beloved family horse, Rodney, and after many years decided to get three jewelry boxes made, a gift for

Pendant Necklace for Z, Horse Hair Pottery

Pendant Necklace for Z, Horse Hair Pottery

My client loved keeping the DNA from her horse on her horsehair Pottery necklace close to her heart.  When the necklace accidentally broke, she contacted me right to have another one made.  I was more than happy to do it.

Horse Hair Pottery for Annie

Horse Hair Pottery for Annie

Here is the finished product for a vessel I make for the owners of Annie. This has gone through many steps: clay is wedged, thrown on the potter’s wheel, trimmed, dried, Terra sigillata is brushed on and polished to a

Horsehair Pottery for Wabash

Horsehair Pottery for Wabash

In this video I take the handmade horsehair pottery for Wabash out of the kiln at 1000 degrees. Then it’s set spinning and you can see the Dancing Fire Pottery happen as it goes.

Zipp’s Turquoise Horsehair Pottery Vessel is Finished

Zipp’s Turquoise Horse Hair Pottery Vessel is Finished

A new client came to me and asked if I could make a colored vessel to burn the horsehair onto, because “my horse always had a turquoise bridle.” Never having done this, I was a little concerned to say “Yes,” but