Creative work

Czech and foreign original tea pottery, mostly wood-fired, wooden tea untensils or tea textile. The world we are still discovering and we try to support, like by publishing articles about authentic craft. That it has not dissappeared from this world yet.

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Ferdinand Hovančik - tea pottery CZ

Ferdinand Hovančík was born on 29th of April 1975 in Slovakia. He creates tea pottery since 1998 together with his brother Erich. They began in Klikov in South Bohemia, in mister Kovařík´s studio. They have bulit their own kiln after 3 years. They work only with local clays and glazes from local materials. He travelled and learned in pottery workshops in South Korea and Japan. Master Park Yong Il, who´s pottery we have also offered, taught him how to make a tea bowl. Ferdinand lives in Savoy Alps in South France. Read the whole article.