Markus Jungmann Ceramics

Ceramicist from Kenmare

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Markus Jungmann is based just outside of Kenmare, on the Beara Peninsula. Here he connects with the rich and ever-changing colours, shapes and atmospheres of the mountains surrounding his studio. Markus is working with simple shapes to leave room for the expressive surfaces he produces with his glazes.

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Markus Jungmann Ceramics

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Rusheens Ballygriffin Kenmare, V93 X3N3 Co.Kerry Ireland

Markus Jungmann Ceramics is located 10 minutes from Kenmare, in the beautiful Ballygriffin Valley. Its part of the Kerry Craft Trail and studio visits are welcome by appointment.

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Markus's wares are glazed in the most environmentally conscious way, recycling locally sourced wood ash and using natural minerals in a high temperature firing process that makes the use of poisonous substances like lead or cadmium unnecessary. The spectrum of colours (especially the reds) are produced by manipulating the firing atmosphere in a manually controlled gas kiln. The finished pieces are of exceptional quality and being made by hand are only produced in small quantities.