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Nautilus - Hilary Simms

Hilary Simms
6th February - 5th March
opening Friday 5th February 7:30pm onwards


In Japanese, raku means 'enjoyment, comfort or ease'.
The wood firing technique of raku was created in Japan
in the 16th century and was originally used for
decorating tea bowls. It is the unpredictable nature of
raku that gives Hilary's pieces their unique organic

“A trip to The Gambia provided the inspiration for my
Nautilus collection. Shells and bones were collected on
a deserted beach and these natural forms influenced
my current work. The naked raku finish brings the
forms to life.”

All works for sale

Hilary Simms Profile

Hilary Simms Website


Earlier Event: January 12
Under The Bed Sale 2016
Later Event: March 11
Betwixt and Between - Mandy Payne