Making and Decorating a Tea Set with Amelia Stamps

Tea sets are a wonderful challenge for the ceramic artist and the best tea sets have complimentary elements that are carried through each piece of the set without looking too “matchy matchy” (that’s a technical term, in case you were wondering). In this video, Amelia Stamps shares her processes for making and decorating an entire tea set, sharing a plethora of great decorative techniques, as well as throwing tips that will help you strengthen your wheel throwing skills.

Runtime: Approximately 1 hour, 39 minutes

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Chapter 1 – Creamer
Chapter 2 – Sugar Jar
Chapter 3 – Cup & Saucer
Chapter 4 – Teapot
Chapter 5 – Platter
Chapter 6 – Decoration
Bonus – Trailing Slip
Bonus – Glazing
Bonus – Studio Tour

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Amelia Stamps

About the Artist

Amelia Stamps developed a love for handmade ceramics growing up in North Carolina and using pottery made by her artist parents. In 2002, she earned her BFA in ceramics from the University of North Carolina in Asheville. After college, Amelia set up her own studio with the help of several artist grants. Her work cycle revolves around exhibiting in retail and wholesale shows, online gallery sales, and commissions. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, Hunter Stamps, and two daughters. To learn more about Amelia and see more images of her work, please visit


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