Crystalline Glazing

I'm in love with this freezing bubble and the crystals that start to form on it:

Photo Credit: Gizmodo

Photo Credit: Gizmodo

It almost makes me want to start working with crystalline glazes...almost. Crystalline glazes must be fired in a certain way and are very unpredictable. One day I will learn this tricky chemistry!

Photo Credit: One Tree Hill Pottery

Photo Credit: One Tree Hill Pottery

Gopi Shah

Gopi Shah Ceramics, Austin, TX, 78702, United States

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Gopi Shah began crafting clayworks in high school and continued her studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2014, Gopi launched her ceramics business after moving to Austin, Texas. Since founding her practice, Gopi’s repertoire has expanded to incorporate textures, sgraffito, and hand-painting to create a collection inspired by memories and nature. Gopi proudly crafts ceramic wares in her East Austin studio working clay into new forms and objects every day.