Neriage Workshop

MARCH 2019

Neriage is an artistic technique for creating Japanese pottery agateware. The name derives from the traditional technique of creating patterns with colored clay.

 
Jo and Ren Ceramica workshop March 2019

Jo and Ren Ceramica workshop March 2019

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Did you know?

Different colors of clay contain different elements, and you have to take care to make sure it doesn't break or come loose. The finished pottery will have the same pattern on its exterior and its interior.

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Did you get bored?

If you’re bored with glazing, working with colored clay is a fun way to get color and pattern onto your pots. In this feature, Faith Rahill walks us step-by-step through the creation of a colored block of clay that she slices and uses as an inlay pattern on a platter.