kristen wicklund

i’m really excited to check out this show in manhattan later this week: designer kristen wicklund is showing a beautiful collection of crocheted cotton lace dipped in liquid porcelain. after kristen dips the lace in porcelain she fires it in a mold; during the firing the fiber burns out completely and leaves a (gorgeous) hollow porcelain shell of lace.

the show is taking place at greenwich house pottery until december 20th, so if you’re in town for the holidays, be sure to check it out! thanks, kristen!

*stay tuned for another dipping-related diy project today at 12! the biz ladies will be back next week


  1. Chase says:

    This is amazing!

  2. Tabitha says:

    Oh wow these are gorgeous! And to see them all together on the wall like that? Breathtaking!

  3. Lindsey says:

    WOW! How completely creative + beautiful! So pretty, thank you for sharing,

    { Lindsey }

  4. mrYen says:

    These look amazing, they must be so fragile!

  5. absolutely beautiful!!! what a great idea

  6. jodi says:

    i NEED one of these, does she have an online shop? They are just gorgeous!

    1. grace says:


      i couldn’t find a site, but you can email her via flickr or contact greenwich pottery about buying a piece on display :)


  7. Lupin says:

    So pretty! I love lace & crochet based ceramics, they’re always so charming.

  8. Celeste says:

    Beautiful. Where is the show?

    1. grace says:


      the show is at greenwich pottery in the village (nyc)


  9. Deleilan says:

    Absolutely amazing and so gorgeous!

  10. Renee says:

    I love lace, this is beautiful and very clever

  11. Punkinhead says:

    that blows my mind… how each detail gets covered well enough to hold it all together, but doesn’t look clumpy… wonder how many end up in the trash bin? Thanks for sharing!

  12. Those are wonderful! I like how they keep the knots and texture of the crochet.

    They remind me of these antique porcelain figurines my nana has, they have “lace” on their gowns that is made the same way. It always fascinated me.

  13. Stephanie May* says:

    I am IN LOVE with these!

  14. Heather says:

    These are stunning! I wonder if there is a DIY way to make something similar looking? Kind of a-la record bowls made in the oven? Hmmm….I’ll have to think on that. If anyone has a suggestion or an idea….

  15. Tracy says:

    These are incredible!

  16. That process sounds amazing. How do people come up with these ideas I wonder! They are really beautiful pieces.

  17. Freck says:

    wow, this is absolutely stunning. She’s so talented!

  18. Hi – Thanks to everyone for the positive feedback! It is rather overwhelming. For those that are interested in purchasing an individual piece, I’ll be posting whatever doesn’t sell at the Greenwich House show on etsy next week. Please email me if you’d like to be notified or check etsy next Wednesday.



  19. Shanon says:

    This is really great. What a beautiful impression it leaves…

  20. sonia says:

    kristen rocks! support her art! i love my porcelain bowl! her cozy mugs are great too!

  21. Karyn says:

    Can’t wait to see the show; thanks for posting!

  22. Séverine says:

    Stunning !!
    J’aime beaucoup !

  23. Breeanna says:

    What a great idea!!! I love the color of that wall. This would look perfect in a little girls room as well! Great Job!!!!

  24. Laura says:

    Does Kristen also make the doilies before glazing and firing them? This sort of art makes me truly appreciate the skill involved! Some things I look at and think, “I could do that.” But this, this is a craft obviously honed by a truly talented artist. BRAVO!

  25. I gasped and then had to show my co-workers why i was gasping. not so good at hiding my work distractions!

  26. heather says:

    stunning. just simply stunning.

  27. nosideup says:

    best I’ve seen of these type!

  28. I love this!! I have to try it!

    An angel at my table

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  30. Lisa says:

    I love this, thank you for sharing!

  31. Katy C says:

    beautiful, reminds me (fondly) of my grandmother’s doilies that were EVERYWHERE.

  32. georgia says:


  33. Sharinaz says:

    this is insanely beautiful!!

  34. Helen says:

    wow!!!! they are just incredible~

  35. June says:

    This sort of “pottery” is always interesting to see whether it’s a type of fabric or crochet.

    It’s very basic and requires no skills however, but for the dipping into liquid clay , it’s been around forever.

    1. grace says:


      i find it hard to believe that this “requires no skills”.


  36. Lex Cut says:

    How gorgeous! Very beautiful! I am amazed.

  37. Kim N says:

    These are really beautiful, Kristen. The display must have been quite amazing. You should be very proud of yourself. Bon travail… Buen trabajo…


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