Functional Pottery Makes a Great Gift, Plain and Simple
Are you looking for something unique to give a friend or
family member for an upcoming birthday or holiday? If you really
want to wow that special someone, why not consider purchasing an
original one of a kind pottery gift that makes life better in
Pottery gifts come in all shapes, sizes, and colors and they
can be practical or extravagant. If your recipient loves to take
afternoon tea, why not surprise him or her with a gorgeous tea
set, complete with teacups, saucers, and teapot? You might even
want to add a serving tray for that extra special touch. Perhaps
you know someone who adores fresh flowers. A delicate vase to
showcase a vibrant bouquet would likely be appreciated.
If you long to combine functionality with beauty in your
everyday life, you will likely find pottery to be outstanding in
every way. From the depth of color to the texture to the overall
design, each piece stands apart from the next. Keep in mind that
you do not have to buy matching sets of cups, plates, and bowls.
In fact, it can be equally attractive to mix and match plates of
one design and color with bowls from an entirely different
Handcrafted pottery takes time to create, as each piece must
be molded from clay, glazed, and fired. If you appreciate fine
art and won't accept less than the best, you will be pleased with
the extensive inventory of handmade pottery that can be purchased
from the internet. From birdbaths to vases to tableware, we are
certain here at Northern Inventions that you will find
the pieces that will bring joy and function to your life.
Handcrafted pottery is unique in that each piece has some
variation, as it is nearly impossible to create two identical
pieces of pottery. It takes great pains to design pieces that are
both functional and aesthetically pleasing to the eye. The
process from start to finish takes no less than 20 to 30 steps,
so you can be sure that you are only getting the highest quality
One of the perks to purchasing handcrafted pottery is that
every piece should be dishwasher and microwave oven safe.
Furthermore, you should also be able to use pottery in a
conventional oven with no worries, as all of the glazes used
should be 100 percent lead free, whether you are looking for
dinnerware, oversized coffee mugs, or a beautiful vase.
I believe functional pottery serves a purpose, even if that
purpose is to add to the aesthetics of your home, along with
being quite beautiful. It should also serve practical functions
such as serving tea or holding a colorful bouquet of fragrant
roses or to provide a haven for birds to gather and bathe in the
outdoors. Every piece of pottery that you will find on any site
should be functional, as well as pretty and stimulating to your
senses. After all, pottery that makes you feel good by putting a
smile on your face every time you look at it serves the most
important purpose--making you happy.
Whether you are looking for a specific piece of pottery to
fulfill a need, such as a colorful vase to display your floral
arrangements, or you just want to fill your home with beauty, all
functional handmade pottery should be expertly handcrafted from
the capable and artistic hands of an artist that is experienced
in what they are doing.
All of our stoneware pottery that you see on our site is
durable and safe to use in the dishwasher, microwave, and
conventional oven. This may come as a surprise to many people
because our unique handcrafted pottery from Sofi's Sunspot Studio
is so beautiful that you may be afraid to put it to good use. At
Northern Inventions, we only sell products that
are functional, and we encourage you to use your stoneware
pottery in your everyday life.
In the rare instance that you don't find what you want, please
let us know by contacting us at 705-524-3947. Or if you prefer,
send us an email at Robert@northerninventions.com,
and we will do our best to meet your needs in a speedy
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