Links

On this page you can find links to a variety of sites and resources concerned with all aspects of Scottish Pottery – Present and Past. Contact us if you would like to be added.

Highland Stoneware

254Highland Stoneware pottery is situated in the North-West Highlands of Scotland where each piece is handmade and hand painted by a dedicated team of craftspeople in Lochinver and Ullapool. Highland Stoneware was formed in 1974 by David Grant while studying at the Royal College of Art in London.  You can see their collections of practical Giftware, Tableware and Cookware in their online shop or you can commission special pieces made to order. You can find them at www.highlandstoneware.com.

Island Porcelain

big_kingfisherA beautiful collection of fine hand crafted  and  hand painted porcelain pieces produced from start to finish on the Isle of Arran in Scotland depicting wildlife on and around the Island itself. In the early nineteen seventies Alastair Dunn (who designed some of the Highbank Animal Figures) began producing porcelain miniatures on Arran and now with the current owner, Vivienne Coulthard, Island Porcelain continues to produce a growing range of ornamental ceramic figures. The figures are unique and affordable gifts for friends and loved ones of any age, each one comes with its own attractive gift box. You can find them at www.islandporcelain.com.

Tom Mackie

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Tom Mackie produced many of the sculptures that were used to create the Animals range so deserves special mention on this page.

Tom has lived in the Scottish Highlands since 1968 and now lives within the Cairngorm National Park. He has made models since he was 5 years old and it is his love of wildlife that inspired him to make sculptures professionally. 

As well as sculpting the wildlife of many countries, he has also modelled a wide range of subjects, from sport and countryside figures to almost every breed of dog. It is his attention to detail and the ability to capture the characteristics of each subject that gives his sculptures such wonderful action and makes them unique. Today Tom creates his own designs and has them cast in real bronze in a local foundry. You can find him at www.tommackiefineartbronze.co.uk

Buchlyvie Pottery

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The Buchlyvie Pottery Shop was founded by Alison Borthwick who studied ceramics and printmaking at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen from 1978 – 1982 and she has been making her range of hand made porcelain since.

Hand painted tiles, commemorative plates, hand painted porcelain tableware, unique hand built porcelain giftware and fine ceramic jewellery now available online and from the shop in Buchlyvie.

Buchlyvie Pottery is a working pottery, a shop and charming coffee shop, all under one roof. Buchlyvie lies just 20 miles north of Glasgow on the A811 halfway between Stirling and Loch Lomond.

Visit the website at www.buchlyviepotteryshop.com

Below is a table of other Scottish Pottery & Porcelain makes. Click on each name to get further information and to see what items are available.

Argyll PotteryArran PotteryAviemore PotteryBongate Pottery
Borgh PotteryBuchan StonewareCampsie WareCarron Pottery
Clyde PotteryCrail PotteryCromarty PotteryCulloden Pottery
Dunmore PotteryEdinbane PotteryFursbreck PotteryGlenshee Pottery
Glensluain PotteryGovancroftHebridean PotteryHighland Stoneware
Isle of Lewis PotteryLarbert PotteryLochheadLoth Pottery
Moffat PotteryMull PotteryPort Dundas PotteryPortsoy Pottery
Rait PotterySpeyside PotteryTain PotteryUig Pottery
West Highland PotteryWemyss WareOther Scottish Pottery

We are interested in sharing this site and building up links here to

  • other groups and societies who dedicate their efforts to growing awareness of Scottish Pottery
  • companies involved in the production of pottery in Scotland today
  • other sites that have information on the history of Scottish Pottery
  • companies that sell Highbank Porcelain or other Scottish Pottery that would be of interest to our members

If you would like to be included on the site, please use the contact us form and we will be in touch straight away.