Category Archives: Sconces

The Stagecoach Story

    There was a very personal angle to this summer’s Stagecoach Inn project. The Inn, just down the road from my parents’ home in Belton, was the elegant special occasion place for me and my family. My late husband … Continue reading

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Two Craftsman Sconces

Two unglazed, unfired craftsman sconces are drying on a shelf and waiting to be glazed and loaded into the kiln. We will post photos of the sconces after they have been glazed red-brown, fired and fitted with art glass windows.

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Branded Sconce

A customer ordered 7 sconces with a custom design; a Texas ranch brand.  They provided a thumbnail image.  We took it into Adobe Illustrator, traced it and saved it as a vector file.  Then it was scaled to fit the … Continue reading

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Just Completed

We’ve completed an order of 18 custom logo sconces for Foundations Community’s in Austin. Their sunburst logo along with a vibrant turquoise glaze adds a bright touch to their new location in South Austin. In Progress Among other inscribed paver … Continue reading

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A Sconce for a Cause

Clayworks, like most other artisan shops we know, donates work to many good causes in our own neighborhood and beyond.  Most recent is this simple sconce auction donation benefitting El Buen Pastor Early Childhood Development Center.   The event will … Continue reading

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We’re still here

During these very slow times we’ve noticed that a good deal of our business is coming from old customers.  I suppose when things are shaky, people stick with what they know.  I’ve had this phone call a few times since … Continue reading

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Craftsman style lamps

We got an order for 3 of these craftsman sconces. Two will be glazed black and one will be left the terracotta clay. Angelica can be seen truing the bottom of the lamp so that it will be square. she … Continue reading

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