Belleek Pottery celebrate anniversary by releasing ‘International centerpiece’ today

Belleek Pottery are celebrating their 155th anniversary by unveiling a new limited edition 'International Centrepiece' today.

The design is an elaborate parian china centrepiece created for the Paris exhibition of 1900 and is to on sale at 75,000 pounds, making it the most expensive item ever produced by Belleek pottery.

The piece has taken a handpicked team of Belleeks most experienced craftspeople over a year to create.

Belleek Managing Director, John McGuire says it's the most impressive piece the group have ever created....

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And Head of Design with Belleek Pottery, Fergus Cleary told us about the design....

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