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Wiring A Platter

Not all platters must be used for serving! Many of our platters have holes in the back so they can be wired to hang on your wall as you would a painting. Wiring platters is [...]

Butterflies Alive!

Our customer/friend (custofriend?) Bob came up with a great way to display our handmade and hand painted Italian ceramic butterflies, and was thoughtful enough to share with us his detailed play-by-play; we think this is [...]

Italian Pottery Outlet Sales!

Ah, is there anything better than a sale? Getting a great deal on something you love makes you love it even more! We often get asked which of our four yearly sales is the best, [...]

Italian Portrait Plates – Hand Painted in Deruta

A familiar theme in Italian ceramics are the regal portrait platters that depict Italian nobles. Naturally, portraiture has been commonplace for centuries throughout many different cultures, but the remarkable skills necessary to produce these ultra-refined [...]

Microwave and Oven Safe Italian Ceramics – Finally!

If you're one of our longtime customers you know how long we've sought after microwave-safe Italian pottery that lives up to our exacting standards. We've phased collections in and out of rotation over the years, [...]

Antique Giare

Several years ago in a small town in the heel of Italy's boot, we happened upon a man selling giare from his truck. Having seen many of these beautiful urns over the years on the [...]