Ceramic Mounts for Orchids

I have discovered that most of my orchids are epiphytes and prefer not to be confined in a pot so I have been hanging them in web baskets.  Because I also make clay things I decided to create some new homes for them.

It was not obvious that the forms I made were orchid perches so I get asked a lot about what those things were, even after they’d been fired.


I had to erase other potters’ work in the picture :)


A picture paints a thousand words;  non orchid growers had no idea however I tried to explain.  So I had to take photographs of the orchids in their new home to ‘show; not tell’.


The ties will be removed when the orchid has rooted onto the mount



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