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Hornsea Muramic

Hornsea Muramic

I was reminded of this fantastic retro design recently when I found some interesting variations of the design on Etsy.

The full name of the design is Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic, “Muramic” .

It was made at the Hornsea Lancaster site 1977-1980, where the the award wining “Contrast” design amongst others was also made.

There are a number of different designs within the “Muramic” series, but the most commonly seen items are variations of the round shallow dish.

Other products included some fantastic wall plaques like the one pictured below, and even jewellery (very hard to find now)

Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic "Muramic" Design

Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic “Muramic” Design variation.

Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic "Muramic" Design

Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic "Muramic" Design Variation

Hornsea Lancaster Vitramic “Muramic” Design Variation via VintageGirlUK on Etsy

A Set of 3 Muramic dishes

A Set of 3 Muramic dishes via EyeOnStyle Etsy

Muramic Bird Plaque

Muramic Bird Plaque

Hornsea Muramic - Blue Variation

Hornsea Muramic – Blue Variation, via 20thCenturyStuff Etsy

An excellent online resource with a lot of valuable information on Hornsea pottery is here 

Also worth a read is the fantastic blog “mypotshots.blogspot.com” which has a number of entries on Hornsea, along with superb photography.

 

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