Category Archives: People

A tribute to Brian Adams (1945-2016)

Sadly, Brian Adams died on 1st October 2016. This blog post is in tribute to Brian, his considerable talent and of course his contribution to Wemyss Ware. Background To those familiar with Wemyss Ware, Brian Adams was well known as … Continue reading

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Iris Fox (1913-1992)

Iris Fox was probably the greatest ever Wemyss Ware collector Iris Fudge was born near Newport in Wales in 1913. Her mother was a bit of a trader to help make ends meet and Iris began collecting pottery and porcelain … Continue reading

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The Wemyss Revival (1985 – present)

The Wemyss name was resurrected when Griselda Hill, who had been teaching art in London, became interested in pottery.  Her grandmother had owned a large Wemyss pig which she remembered from childhood.  In 1984 Griselda moved to Fife and realised … Continue reading

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