Archives for category: clay

These dark clay tumblers are just the thing for a double old-fashioned. Hand-thrown and then dinged up a bit, as we all feel now. Chocolate-toned Laguna stoneware with light hara glaze.

Set of four, one hundred and twenty dollars.

Photograph by me at the Ice House, Berkeley Springs.

Small wish bowls, no two alike, and a contemplation chalice.* On the Berkeley Springs Studio Tour this weekend.

*It means what you think it means.

Mostly functional pottery on debut at the Smoke House (private — I’ll tell you the story) at out residence in Berkeley Springs.

I’m getting ready for you. Watershed Clayworks is stop D on the open studio tour in Berkeley Springs, W. Va.*, Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20. Start at the Ice House and find your way from there.

* I prefer the standard state abbreviations to the two-letter US Postal Service style.

 

salt cellar and spoon

Salter and spoon. Use just a little.

Peace chalice. Ten inches. Seventy-five dollars at Ice House gallery in Berkeley Springs.

 

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A square meal is so 20th century. Unround, unsquare dinner plate. Twenty-eight dollars.

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Next in series of shows, artists and performers who live near the DC Metro’s green line show our products.

Green Line Artists

Sunday 21 October
12 to 4
810 Upshur Street NW in Petworth

with Julie Christenberry, Gardens and Pots (Carol Herwig), Great Hill Studio (Sam Gordon) and Anthony Dihle

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photo by Abby Chapple

Red salt cellar, with spoon from the fair-trade shop Itty-Bitty in Berkeley Springs. Twenty-two dollars.

stackable cups and tripod plates in Laura’s turquoise glaze.

Photos by John Snyder