Join our clay test panel!

In 2023 and continuing into 2024 we are looking to increase our production of new and innovative clays and we are looking to create and produce clays that have an industry demand.
Whether that is coloured clay to create more freely, or low firing clays to fire at a lower cost, we need your help to understand what our customers want and need and where the industry is moving forward.  

In order to achieve this, we are looking to understand more deeply which clays our customers currently love, which they don’t, and details as to why. 

This will help us to progress our catalogue and to consolidate clays in our catalogue that don’t have positive feedback across the board. 

We are looking for our customers to join our clay test panel and give feedback on clay across our range. 

Regardless of your experience within the industry, whether a new potter or an experienced ceramicist you are welcome to apply as we want as broad a range of opinions and feedback as possible. 

We know our customers range from hobby potters through to world renowned artists and we really want to hear the opinions of you all. 


If this is something you would be interested in joining please fill out the form here:

We will be launching the panel in late October and be in touch with all interested parties in due course. 

Thank you to every one who applied to be part of the panel. The response has been fantastic and we have decided to include everyone in the panel on a rotational basis throughout the year. The first batch of clay for testing we are aiming to go out at the end of October and we will be in touch with the first group we decide to include in October to confirm. 

In the meantime if you wish to try some clays for free, you can still order up to 4 different 1kg samples and just pay for shipping.
You can do this within each product here:
Clays – Buy online from Valentine Clays