It is no secret that most Delft tiles were not made in Delft. They simply got their name as the city of Delft became well known for their high quality blue and white earthenware, eventually resulting in 'Delft' becoming a collective noun for all tin-glazed products from the Netherlands. However, specialists are always trying to determine where an item was made. For instance this beautiful flower vase on this 'Delft' tile was made in the Dutch city of Rotterdam around 1750. In potteries in Rotterdam, but also in other cities such as Harlingen and Utrecht, extremely high quality tiles and other objects were made. They are internationally sold as Delft, but hopefully in the years to come we will be able to contribute to more awareness of the other very important production areas.
How lucky are we to have the incredible Chloe Jones as one of our Programme Quality Team Leader & Lecturers?
With her impressive experience as a Pro Footballer turned Womens Head Football Coach, it's no wonder our Sport, Travel & Tourism and Public Services learners love studying with us 👏
#TradeUp and learn from the best, places are still available for September 2019 on all Sport, Travel & Tourism and Public Services courses.
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When drying the dishes in East Sussex makes you think of childhood days and #Staffordshire ❤️ I love that this #Wedgwood backstamp includes ‘Barlaston’ and ‘Etruria’... and that my other-half has such good taste in pots!
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We are incredibly excited to be integrating state-of-the-art virtual reality and augmented reality technology into our Cauldon and Burslem campuses. This will be available to all learners across our wide range of courses, giving personalised learning opportunities.
3 days until the opening night of MA Creatives at Spode.
We're thrilled to share with you the emerging talent from Staffordshire University Postgraduates, proving that Stoke-on-Trent really is home to creatives.
Join us at Spode in Stoke, Friday 16th August, 6pm-10pm
We are Pleased to announce that a number of our Images, framed/unframed, cards, frame only and more, are now available at the "Made Here" outlet, Newcastle-u-Lyme (Adj to the guildhall)
Many more Images are also available and different sizes.
Please take a look around the shop. ask the staff and mention us they are more than happy to help.
We spent the bank holiday in one of my favourite places, Stoke on Trent.
I first visited Stoke as a boy over two decades ago and the decline of The Potteries, ever since then, breaks your heart.
However, the old factory collections are fighting back and now that Wedgwood is safe and the Minton archive has returned home it is the turn of Spode and Copeland to regain their position. The Spode Museum Trust has reclaimed some of the old Spode buildings in Stoke and are doing an excellent job redisplaying their superb collection. Here are some photos of their Blue Room, a space used to display their collection of blue and white transfer printed wares, a technique very much associated with the Spode factory.
I recommend you visit and support the museum as they are hoping to put more of the collection on display this year. #spode#copeland#stoke#stokeontrent#potteries#thepotteries#blueandwhite#transferware#ceramics#englishpottery#englishporcelain#englishantiques