To work with clay in your dream represents feelings about an area of your life that you would like to change if you could.
Positively, clay in a dream represents creativity, flexibility and the ability to mold yourself or others into a situation. Manipulating things to your advantage. Molding people into something better.
Negatively, clay in a dream represents feelings about accepting a difficult situation the way it is while wanting to change it if you could. Unbearably not feeling you can do anything else with a situation.
To dream of digging up clay or seeing a pile on clay represents a problem you don’t want to do anything about it. Something is too much work or feels pointless. Something unpleasant that is difficult to change you have to get out of the way first.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing . In waking life she wanted to change or mold her boyfriend’s religious views, but felt it would be very difficult to do so.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing soil sitting in a pile next to a new home with a freshly dug out foundation. In waking life she had to leave an old job for a new job and her old boss refused to sign her resignation form to allow her to claim the release of her pension. The dug out pile of may have reflected her feelings about getting herself out of a job she didn’t like, but feeling left with an unbearable situation of being able to change her pension status