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Introducing: Re~Connection; The Collection.

The Re~Connection Collection is a ceramic narrative commenting on the interconnectedness of all things and the beauty that exists in unique expression and individually handcrafted pieces of functional art, while still remaining an essential part of the whole. The pieces were originally inspired by the movement of rivers through the land and the relationship between water and earth, which gives birth to clay that can then be crafted into our ceramics. With this sentiment in mind, we’d very much like to pay our respects to the traditional custodians of the land that we live and create on; the Wulgurukaba people. Re~Connection; The Collection also speaks to the silver linings of 2020, bringing families back together around the dinner table, and...

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Of The Earth. ~ A Collection Inspired By The Material It Is Crafted From.

This first chunk of 2020 has been unexpected and strangely challenging to say the least. But I have noticed a few beautifully inspiring and what seem to be collectively consistent thoughts and words floating around our world. They revolve around 3 big and important things that the entire globe seem to be embracing as one. The first is the importance of sanctuary; of a safe place to retreat to, to call home and to make into your own haven. The second is the importance of our human connections with one another; of our family and friends and ultimate need to come together in ways that are uplifting and nurturing. And the third is the importance and honouring of the Earth,...

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OCEANIA. ~ A celebration of the subtleties of the ocean.

When I was 5 years old, my family and I moved from Northern NSW to a place called Townsville in North Queensland, a coastal town that is a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. I spent my childhood years endlessly in and out of the great, healing, mysterious, soothing body of water that is the Pacific Ocean. I believe that with each visit to the shores, each snorkelling adventure out to witness the beauty of the underwater rhythms of life and each bob over every sneaky little wave, the ocean slowly wove itself into the core of my being. There is the obvious beauty of the ocean yes. The salty air, the ever-shifting colours of the shoreline, the soothing sound...

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TSV FLOOD RELIEF \ The Coastline Connection Mini Series

  You may have heard about the recent floods in Townsville, North Queensland, where our studio is located and where Fiona (aka Mum) lovingly handcrafts every single Next of Kin product. In an effort to contribute to the disaster relief, we have decided to release a mini drop of mugs online from the 'Colours Of The Coastline Collection'. $5 from each sale will go towards flood relief in Townsville. We are so, so thankful that our studio was not affected by the floods but many people in our community (including close friends of ours) have lost their entire homes and all their possessions. It has been a devastating and heartbreaking few weeks for North Queensland and the aftermath just seems...

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Introducing Citrus Ochres

Introducing the Limited Edition Citrus Ochres Mug. ~~ A fresh take on our Original mug; featuring a tonal-grey flecked glaze spattered with orange and inspired by all things citrus. Created in the Summer and designed to be sipped from on long, balmy afternoons as the sun slants lazily through window panes and day fades slowly into night.  Shop the Citrus Ochres Mug here  

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