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IT TAKES TIME TO GET IT JUST RIGHT
Making handmade pottery out of stoneware or porcelain, whether it's a whimsical teapot, a coffee cup, a "Hippie Chic" oil bottle, or a one-a- kind art piece, has been a life-long journey.
A journey that started in primary school when I first learned how to knit, crochet, and make my own clothes. I still have the crocheted poncho I made in high school, and it's back in style!
Later on, I took a three-year course in haute couture, where I created exclusive custom-fitted clothes, like winter coats and suits.
I also made my own wedding dress.
Don't ask if it still fits!
But I wasn't finished.
While pursuing a business degree in university, I made customized pillows, curtains, and chair covers.
Then I took a sharp turn into paper crafts, then another into needle point and decorative painting.
I've even spent time refurbishing old furniture and antique doors.
So the day I discovered pottery, my husband Mark, wasn’t surprised.
After years of full-time art and pottery courses, learning glaze technology, and reduction, wood, and raku firing from some of the world's master potters, I have finally arrived at a place where I feel I belong.
Today, I draw from all my different artistic expressions and somehow it influences my pottery.
One thing is sure, every piece I make is with the same excitement I had when I was that little girl.
I hope my creations will also bring you many years of pleasure and equally-fond memories.
I make all decorative and functional pieces by hand from beginning to end.
I don't use molds, and I don't hire outside help or other potters to turn or finish any of my pieces.
When you see my potter's mark on the underside of a functional or decorative piece, (my signature, if you will), you can be sure that I made it from start to finish.
I also fire my work in a gas kiln.
This means each piece is put into a fire for 8-10 hours.
As a result of the flames and the temperature fluctuations that I manipulate, each piece ends up with textures, tones, and visual effects that are virtually impossible to obtain in a typical, much less-expensive firing method using a common electric kiln.
This special gas-firing process, and the fact that I make every piece by hand, means a smaller collection with an attention to detail and the highest quality possible.
It also means that no two pieces will ever be the same.
Isn't that what we want when we're looking for a gift for ourselves or for someone we love?
Don't we want to give them something special?
Something that says we took the time out of our busy schedule to find the perfect gift because that's how important they are to us?
Something that doesn't look or feel like it's come off an assembly-line; like the kind of mass-produced pottery we see in stores all the time?
I think most of us would go for something unique.
And that's been my goal ever since I put my hands in clay: Perry Pottery must always make it special.
Porcelain, Stoneware Clay
Shipping costs calculated are for 1 item. If you order multiple items I will calculate the Shipping/Handling Cost based on the weight and size of the box.
Items are shipped within 1-2 business days after you make payment.
Unless you request a faster service, I use the most economical shipping service offered by Canada Post.
CONTACT ME FOR FASTER DELIVERY OPTIONS AT ADDITIONAL COSTS.
Delivery times depend on whether you live in a major urban center, non-major urban center, or a Northern/remote center.
All items are sent with delivery confirmation to ensure their arrival, unless otherwise noted.
OVERSEAS BUYERS should contact me for shipping rates and estimated delivery times.
Mark and I are obsessive about the way we pack our pottery.
All pieces are individually wrapped using biodegradable bubble wrap, surrounded by a special, recycled packing paper and a thick cushion of ozone-friendly, recyclable foam peanuts.
If necessary, heavy items will be double-boxed, with additional bubble wrap, extra packing paper and foam peanuts for added protection.