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Victoria de Rin

Victoria de Rin is undoubtedly the best known of all Wemyss Ware dealers. Her shop, Rogers de Rin, in Chelsea, London carries a Royal Warrant (by appointment to HRH The Prince of Wales, Antique Dealer and Restorer) and has become … Continue reading

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The void years (1957-1985)

The history of Wemyss becomes a little fuzzy at this stage and there are a number of ‘stories’ which appear incorrect based on what is know to be factual, but nevertheless these have gained levels of acceptance by being retold … Continue reading

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The Bovey Pottery (1930-1957)

The Bovey Pottery in Bovey Tracey, Devon, England had made some ‘Wemyss like’ ware called Fruit Ware since 1916. However, in 1930 they were fortunate in being able to buy the rights to the Wemyss name along with moulds from … Continue reading

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The Fife Pottery (1882-1930)

Robert Methven Heron was the owner of the Fife Pottery in Kirkcaldy. He introduced a new pottery range called Wemyss Ware in 1882. The name came from the connections with Wemyss family who lived a few miles up the Fife … Continue reading

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Wemyss Ware – a brief history

This is a very brief history of Wemyss Ware. It will be expanded upon greatly in later blog posts and eventually put together into ‘the’ book. Wemyss Ware was first produced in 1882 and contemporary Wemyss Ware is in production … Continue reading

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A Wemyss Ware Book?

I decided that writing a book on Wemyss Ware would be a good idea a few years ago. This was under the enthusiastic influence of a few glasses of wine one evening and in the sober light of day the … Continue reading

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Hello Wemyss Ware!

Welcome to what will become the definitive unofficial Wemyss Ware web site. This is (so far) the only non-commercial, hence unbiased, web site focused exclusively on the topic of Wemyss Ware. Over time it aims to become the World’s #1 … Continue reading

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