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Pottery – A Beautiful Union of Science and Art

Written by Jessica Graybill Many people have become so accustomed to functional ceramics that we encounter in our daily lives, often made on an assembly line with minimal decoration (or mass produced with decals) that it's easy to forget that pottery is a true art form - one that has been perfected over centuries by [...]

Microwave and Oven Safe Italian Ceramics – Finally!

Written by Jessica Graybill 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, but we have finally settled on one that is truly as beautiful as it is durable, [...]

Giovanni DeSimone Original Pottery!

Written by Jessica Graybill We got a call last week from a woman who was clearing out her uncle's storage facility and had come across several boxes of pottery, which upon further review proved to be quite a find - vintage Giovanni DeSimone! We were lucky enough to purchase the entire lot, and I'm so [...]

Hand Painted Italian Pottery vs. Decals

Written by Jessica Graybill From time to time, we get an inquisitive customer who is surprised to see the cost of some of our items. "38 dollars for a mug!" they'll exclaim, "But why?" We got to see this man on a recent factory tour - he's won many contests for being the [...]