With Our Apologies, We Are Unable To Take Orders At This Time - Monday 18th June 2018


Our Sign Making Process
For more information about how our ‘Hand Painted’ signs are made, please see the ‘About Us’ page.

As we are often unable to cope with the demand for our Hand Painted signs, we have used our many years of sign making expertise to create the vinyl ranges, meaning we can offer the same top quality product with a fast turnaround for customers. The signs are made in the same traditional way, from liquid clay poured in moulds and fired in the kiln.

We use the best quality UV resistant polymeric vinyl and industrial print machinery for the best quality print and detail. The vinyl cut lettering is in a font that matches our hand painted style – and gives a more even lettered finish than an artist can ever achieve. The best of both worlds! even hand painted style lettering with a printed vinyl decal copy of one of our many hand painted designs….and fast delivery!

For customers’ own photographs and the Shutterstock images, we crop and adapt the image to work in a motif style using our experience over many years, for best layout and sizing. However, we just suggest the design – the customer may amend this as much as they like until they are happy with the mock up layout template before giving us the go ahead to make the sign.

The vinyl is applied carefully by hand ensuring it is balanced and sized correctly according to the agreed mock up template. All of our signs, both hand painted and vinyl, are hand finished in the same way. Gloss sealed over with 2 coats of the best quality UV resistant varnish to ensure the signs are guaranteed weatherproof.

Ordering and Payment
All of the following ordering and payment methods are available:

You can use the Make Your Sign buttons to order your sign online and pay securely by debit or credit card or by Paypal

Or you can call us to place your order over the telephone and pay by debit or credit card.

Or you can email us the details of your sign and we will email you back a Paypal payment request where you can pay securely online with any debit or credit card.

Or you can post your order details with a cheque made payable to Ceramic Art at the above address.

We will email you by return to confirm receipt of your order.

All payments taken via our website use a secure server. All confidential information is held securely and used only in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Customer details are not passed to any third party.

As all of our signs are made to order, payment must be received before commencement of order.

All prices are in GB Pounds Sterling

Customers outside the European Union are responsible for any import duties or tax that might be levied by their own country.

On receipt of your order we will confirm the despatch schedule of your sign by return email.

For the vinyl ranges we will email your mock up within 48 hours and despatch your sign within 1 – 2 weeks from order – to achieve this fast turnaround, we appreciate the customers’ co-operation to give us swift decisions regarding the mock up layouts.

For the hand painted signs we email your mock up within 1 week and despatch your sign in 6 – 8 weeks from order. We often have to mark the hand painted signs as unavailable as we are limited to the workload we can take on and are always handling a lot of orders – our sincere apologies regarding this.

Each sign is carefully boxed with protective packaging to ensure it arrives safely.

Sign Information
Our signs are fully guaranteed weatherproof. They are made from durable weatherproof ceramic with a gloss finish.

As the signs are fired in the kiln and therefore individually made, all sizes are plus or minus 3% of the measurements shown.

Drill Holes
Holes are predrilled in a set place.

Free Fixings
Rawl plugs, screws and screw cover caps are supplied with full fitting instructions.

UK Delivery
We use Royal Mail First Class and Second Class parcel services.

Worldwide Delivery
We use Royal Mail Airmail service (2-6 days delivery time) except the Large Arch signs which are sent by parcel courier service (5-10 days delivery time).

Returns Policy
If your goods are not manufactured to your order specifications then we will remake the sign free of charge.

Any sign damaged in transit will be replaced free of charge.

We cannot take responsibility for any sign damaged by fitting. We do send very clear fitting instructions to ensure easy and safe fixing of your sign.

Our priority is to have satisfied customers and we pride ourselves on making a quality product. We are here to deal with any problems or queries quickly and efficiently.

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See more photos of finished signs in our 'Gallery' pages and many pictures in our 'Picture Choices' pages. Or send us your own photograph... Or any professional photograph from Shutterstock, the choice is yours!...

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We are part of a UK community of individuals and small businesses that make handcrafted products. If you choose to buy from a small business like ours, you are supporting craftspeople who love what they do and what they sell and you will be buying something that has been made with care and attention to detail. We support each other, for news please click our facebook and twitter links above...