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4th May 2023

After a terribly difficult and long period of closures, demolition, and unemployment for highly skilled workers, business is slowly returning to the Potteries. Emily Johnson of 1882 Ltd., in partnership with her father who worked for Wedgwood for 30 years after it bought the family company, opened a new factory in 2017. "At the core of 1882 Ltd. is progressive design and industrial craftsmanship. We produce a combination of essential objects and special pieces that highlight the centuries of industrial heritage craft skills and knowledge that reside in the heart of the British ceramics industry, Stoke-on-Trent." 

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