Belleek ware


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Bel`leek´ ware


1.A porcelainlike kind of decorative pottery with a high gloss, which is sometimes iridescent. A very fine kind is made at Belleek in Ireland.
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Ironically, these masterpieces started life as so much waste from the production of other Belleek ware. The scraps of clay were collected and ground to a powder to which gum arabic was added to give strength and elasticity.
Mr Henshall's baskets are just one example of Belleek ware. A myriad other products ranging in price from a few pounds to a few thousand pounds all vie for the collectors' hard-earned cash.
Ironically, these masterpieces start life as so much waste from the production of other Belleek ware. The scraps of clay are collected and ground to a powder to which gumarabic is added to give strength and elasticity.