Italian Pottery Outlet

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Santa Barbara Favorites – Support Our Fellow Small Businesses!

Written by Jessica Graybill Santa Barbara is an incredible place. Sun, sand, excellent eateries, places to booze and to cruise; it's a great place to live and a beautiful place to visit. We've been in business here in downtown Santa Barbara for decades and over the years have seen a lot of changes occur in [...]

Antique Giare

Written by Jessica Graybill 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 old farms throughout the area, we thought they'd be a great addition to our collection back [...]

Della Robbia – A Florentine Icon

Written by Jessica Graybill Luca della Robbia was an Italian sculptor from Florence, born in about 1400. Though he was a prominent stone sculptor for much of his life, he became well known for developing a technique to create beautiful, colorful tin-glazed terracotta statuary in the early 1440s, and this became his primary medium of [...]

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 [...]

Italian Volcanic Stone Tables

Written by Jessica Graybill The Italians are famous for creating beautiful, durable ceramics which have stood the test of time and come to be revered the world over for their expert craftsmanship. This artisanal prowess in the ceramic arts is now being translated to exquisitely-made Italian volcanic stone tables, using the same techniques as traditional [...]