Qatar's rich history of pottery is noticeable around the country. A traditional industry in Qatari towns and villages, pottery was used for practical purposes in food preservation, cooking, and other household use. Contemporary artisan pottery stores surround Liwan, a step into Souq Waqif, and beautifully designed pottery pieces cover the Souq's alleyways and street food quarters. In staying true to Qatar's pottery tradition, Liwan offers workshops for members developed by our artisan clay lab resident Noora Al Melhim.
Our pottery lab is equipped with:
- Electric Kilns
- Brent excel series in sizes small and medium
- Pottery wheels- Brent type C.
Members can enjoy multiple workshops a year with the guidance of our experienced lab resident. If you are new to pottery or a semi-experienced potter, you will learn and develop ceramics techniques, including making a mould and clay modelling, understanding the materials, clay glazing techniques, and more.