Gift Guide

The combination of precise craftsmanship and traditional artisan techniques makes many of our products wonderful statement pieces, and the ultimate timeless gift to last a lifetime.

The sculptural qualities of our ceramic pieces make them look equally splendid in a minimalist setting or modern country home. Perfect as a unique Christmas, anniversary, wedding gift, or for new homeowners. They also make fantastic gifts for Foodies and Chefs.

    • Porcelain Fruit Stand with pears
    • Porcelain Fruit Stand | 14cm

      The result of a high level of craftsmanship, our porcelain Fruit Stand is the ultimate statement piece, with the ethereal look of turned stone. The porcelain gives it a gentle presence that works equally well in a minimalist setting or modern country home. Handmade in EnglandMaterial: Porcelain30.5cm dia x 14cm highCare:...

    • Tall porcelain fruit stand with fruit
    • Porcelain Fruit Stand | 17cm

      The result of a high level of craftsmanship, our porcelain Fruit Stand is considered the ultimate statement piece. Made from pure porcelain, it has an ethereal look of turned stone which gives it a gentle presence. It looks equally good in a minimalist setting or modern country home. Material: Porcelain30.5cm...

    • Classical Tea Light Holders, Pair, 6cm
    • Classical Tea Light Holders, Pair, 6cm

      Presented in unglazed porcelain, the smooth sculpted lines of these tea light holders lend atmosphere and ambience to any space. Diameter 6cm x Height 4cm The tea light holders are designed to accommodate 38mm x 16mm tea lights. Each tea light holder is individually hand thrown and so there may be...

    • Set of 4 Mixing Pouring Bowls
    • Mixing Bowls (Pouring), Unglazed Exterior

      Our porcelain mixing bowls are designed to perfectly combine both form and function. The exterior is left unglazed to expose the unique texture of porcelain and give the bowls a highly tactile appeal. The bowls have a good height to width ratio, generous pouring lip, elegant profile and continuous curve for...

      £22.50 - £180
    • Classical Cake Stand 21cm
    • Classical Cake Stand, 21cm

      New to the John Julian Serveware collection, the Classical Cake Stand is an elegant take on a traditional piece.  Not just perfect for cake, the Classical Cake Stand is also an elegant centre piece for savoury treats such as cheeses, pies, and tarts. Hand thrown in porcelain at the John...

      £145 - £175
    • Porcelain Flat Mortar with Spear Pestle - Large
    • Porcelain Flat Mortar with Spear Pestle - Large

      The sculptural shape of the Spear design is both pleasing to the eye and practical to use. The unique shape and the unglazed vitrified finish make it a real tactile pleasure to use. The mortar is shallower than most, allowing more efficient and effective grinding and paste making. Works best (and is at its...

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    • Pestle and Mortar as seen on Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers
    • Porcelain Flat Mortar with Ball Pestle - Large

      Nigel Slater uses an early version of our large Ball Flat Pestle & Mortar, which he first bought from John Julian as a one-off piece. This design classic has evolved with a flatter mortar to become a cornerstone of our range. The unique sculptural shape is hand-thrown, and the unglazed vitrified finish...

    • Black Granite Pestle & Mortar with Stainless Steel Handle
    • Black Granite Pestle & Mortar with Stainless Steel Handle

      Smooth, solid and cool-to-the-touch, this is the ultimate crushing and grinding tool. It has a stainless steel handle for extra weight, shaped for perfect grip and has a generous sized mortar. Lightly oil with cooking oil occasionally to keep it in perfect condition. For the serious foodie. Nigella Lawson loves...

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    • Fluted stoneware bowl
    • Handmade Fluted Stoneware Bowl

      Exquisitely hand-crafted. Smooth contoured fluted lines follow the natural curvature of the bowl. We leave it unglazed on the outside to show off the unique texture of the stoneware, which has a calming, stone-like quality. This makes a stunning stand-alone piece. Material: Stoneware25cm wide x13.3cm highDishwasher proof

    • Set of three nesting bowls
    • Porcelain Flat Nesting Serving Bowls - Set of Three

      Our set of three flat nesting serving bowls are hand thrown in fine porcelain and chosen specifically in-house to ensure they nest perfectly. They are both beautiful and versatile, whether in a minimalist loft or a vast country kitchen. The bowls are glazed on the inside and left unglazed on the...

      £30 - £125
    • Classical Porcelain Platter 35cm
    • Classical Porcelain Platter

      A refined and elegant centrepiece for the table, the Classical Porcelain Platter, is perfect for any occasion from relaxed lunches to elegant dinners. Hand thrown in porcelain and fired in our kilns to a very high temperature, the platters are both supremely tactile and very robust. The Classical Platter is made to order and...

      £100 - £150
    • Breakfast set with Hound design by Liz Hodges
    • Breakfast Set | Hound

      The Hound Breakfast Set includes a porcelain 21cm Side Plate, 14cm Flat Bowl and Classical Mug all featuring a bespoke stamp based on a hand drawn illustration by artist Liz Hodges.