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23 June 2017
Rest peacefully William - we will miss you.
Rest peacefully William - we will miss you.
Kiln Contracts lost a great colleague and friend on 23rd June 2017. William succumbed to his cancer and closed his eyes peacefully at home with his family around him. William was our boilermaker for more than 25 years at Kiln Contracts and many kilns and furnaces were built by him over the years.
18 April 2017
24 tons of ball clay arriving!
24 tons of ball clay arriving!
Unpacking the container
08 November 2016
Sasha Wardell Workshops
We thank CSA for the opportunity to sponsor the porcelain and stain for these wonderful workshops taking place around the country. We hope that the participants will enjoy the porcelain and have fun at the worshops.
20 October 2016
Bryan Haden sadly has passed away
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to another well known and well loved master potter Bryan Haden. Bryan passed away last weekend at age 86. Our thoughts go to his family and friends.
01 September 2016
A sad goodbye to Terry Reinders
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to one our communities great leaders Mr Terry Reinders who passed away suddenly last week. Terry has been a tower in our industry for 40 years and we are saddened that he has passed on. Our thoughts go to his family and friends and to many of the potting community at this time.
14 March 2016
Goodbye Anton
Goodbye Anton
It is with great sadness that we inform everyone that Anton van der Merwe passed away this weekend at his home in Hogsback.
19 February 2016
A more colorful way to Mishima
A more colorful way to Mishima
More colorful Mishima Mishima, also known as Inlay, is a great technique for creating graphic imagery on clay. Watch the short video below to see how to add colored background to your Mishima pieces. Click on the video below to see how this technique works!!
11 December 2015
Staff Party December 2015
Staff Party December 2015
What a great dedicated team!
29 November 2015
Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics takes delivery of his new shuttle kiln
Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics takes delivery of his new shuttle kiln
12 May 2015
SNAPSCAN PAYMENTS NOW AVAILABLE
05 February 2015
The digital flipping book 2015 AMACO catalog is now on the website.
23 January 2015
Zikulise - a look inside our organisation
You will see that our heart’s desire at Zikulise is to make a difference in the lives of ordinary South Africans who find themselves in the unenviable position of being unemployed and in many cases unemployable. We invite you to page through and read at your leisure. Most of all, we invite you to join with us on our journey towards a country where unemployment is no longer considered a national crisis.
09 January 2015
New SA STAMPS South African ceramic vessels – a rich tradition from the earth
New SA STAMPS South African ceramic vessels – a rich tradition from the earth
This set of stamps, illustrated with photographs by Sascha Lipka, will be issued on 13 November 2014. They feature the following ceramics, held in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa, Cape Town
05 September 2014
Amaco on Facebook Twitter etc
Amaco on Facebook Twitter etc
Potters Choice glazes on Facebook and Twiter and You Tube
25 May 2014
Latest CCDI newsletter
Handmade Collection on 'pause' for 2014 How design thinking transformed SARS Interview with Paul Duncan Recommened Book. Cognitive Surplus Creativity at Cape's Design Indaba Designing water supplies for Oudtshoorn Shop of the month - CasBah Product of the month - Madame Luna candle Handbag Product styling & installations - Sue Heathcock
15 August 2012
CLAY AND CERAMIC MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY CPS
CLAY AND CERAMIC MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY CPS
Bohlokoa Studio was awarded Gold for Best Stand at Decorex 2012 while a piece called Black Forest was awarded The Iconic Handmade Piece 2012 South Africa, voted by the public. This won the studio a sponsored stand for Decorex 2013.
23 November 2011
Delivery of Dragana Jevtovic's new kiln!
Delivery of Dragana Jevtovic's new kiln!
Dragana took delivery of a new 8 cubic foot kiln - here are some pictures of us offloading it at her premises.
18 August 2011
David Walters on our Porcelain Supa clay
David Walters on our Porcelain Supa clay
Lovely Clay~ Hi Craig, Below are some low res photos of my most recent restaurant order. There is much more to the order than these plates and dishes, but these are the ones thay chose to send - with the yummy food on! ...........
16 August 2011
New kiln to East London - Art Versatile
New kiln to East London - Art Versatile
Hi Craig and Tracey, I would like to extend my gratitude as well to you and your business. I have since I started doing business with you not regretted having done so because of your efficiency.........
09 November 2010
Terry Reinders Elements
Kiln Contracts has bought the business of making elements from TERRY REINDERS.
22 October 2010
Out with the old - IN with the NEW
Out with the old - IN with the NEW
Barbara Bruce received her new 8 cubic foot gas kiln today and sent out the old Harpers kiln.
12 October 2010
Urchin Art receives the third kiln from Kiln Contracts
Urchin Art receives the third kiln from Kiln Contracts
Michelle Kunze and team of Urchin Art took delivery of their new 25 cubic foot front loading kiln today.
21 September 2010
Informative short video clips
Interesting, informative short videos - take a look.
15 June 2010
Claybright's new agent in UK
Claybright's new agent in UK
Brenda van der Berg of The Pottery Shed in Bristol, UK has been appointed as our UK based agent.
18 May 2010
Calcined kaolin - why use it?
SERINAS SNIPPETS Contact person & author of this newsletter: Jenny Jay ATSC. Ph.D. (Chemistry) Marketing Director
22 February 2010
David Walters Raku Workshop
David Walters Raku Workshop
Pictures of David hard at work! Workshop held in January 2010 - in searing heat - fun was had by all.
02 September 2009
Open Studio Map
Open Studio Map
Calling all open studio potters/ceramicists - here is an opportunity to advertise your studio! Have a look at what has been put together thus far! If you're not on the map you still have the opportunity to get on it!
14 August 2009
Our delivery team
Our delivery team
Adrienne our delivery manageress and Fezile our very capable driver
 
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