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Lucie Sivicka

Lucie Sivicka is a Czech potter, now living in Penzance with her family, and working from her studio in nearby Newlyn.

Lucie’s love of pottery has spanned the last 20 years, having studied at the Czech Republic’s premiere art and ceramic school in the small town of Bechyne for four years before going on to make pottery in Prague for various companies. Whilst building her own practice, Lucie also worked with NGOs in the Czech Republic, making pottery items with the elderly in hospitals, doing workshops for children in orphanages and in special needs schools.

Lucie has fallen in love with the Cornish coast and its communities. Her pottery is inspired by the outdoor swimmers seen across the Penzance and the Newlyn coastline. She loves illustrating little stories to make people smile.

Lucie’s pots are mostly different styles of mugs, vases, and wind chimes featuring swimmer designs and her very popular seal and whale designs, using lovely turquoise and navy glazes.

Hand Painted Ceramic Mugs, Jugs and Vases

These vibrant and eye-catching pieces are created with love and care, making each one a unique work of art. Lucie’s artistic talent shines through in her illustrations of vintage costumed bathers and whimsical sea creatures, adding a playful and nostalgic touch to your ceramic collection. Whether you’re a passionate sea swimmer or simply appreciate the fun playfulness of the ocean, these ceramics make for the perfect gift.

Fun ceramic jug with woman wearing a swimsuit

Our Favourite Pieces

Each piece is beautifully handmade and unique, we have selected a few of our favourites to show you.

Small ceramic jugs with fun female swimmers painted on them.

Hand Painted Swimmer on Small Jugs

These charming jugs are a breath of fresh air, bringing a touch of whimsy and cheer to your kitchen or dining table. Each jug is lovingly wheel-thrown and features a unique design that is sure to make you smile. On one side, you’ll find a graceful lady in her retro swimming costume and hat, and on the other side, a cheeky seal adds an extra dose of playfulness. These jugs are not just functional, they’re works of art that will brighten up any space.

Ceramic mugs with fun female swimmers painted on them.

Hand Painted Swimmers on Large Mugs

These mugs are a true visual treat for your morning coffee. Each mug is wheel thrown and boasts vibrant colours that will brighten up your day. On one side, you’ll find a charming depiction of a lady in her retro-style swimming costume and hat, exuding a sense of timeless elegance. But that’s not all! Turn the mug around, and you’ll be greeted by a mischievous seal, adding a touch of whimsy to your sipping experience. With their generous size and unique hand-painted designs, these mugs are sure to make your daily cuppa even more enjoyable.


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