Rustic Hand-formed Pot in Amber Crackle


What we have here is a completely hand-formed small pinched and glazed, rounded and rustic vessel. No other tools were used, as a point of pride.  I start with a ball of clay and slowly walk around the studio and yards while methodically pinch-forming each one.  A natural result can be deep random exterior cracking which forms as the piece is expanded from the inside. It’s a feature I love and have learned how to foster, yet I still don’t quite know how each will turn out. This particular one grew outward became a delightful squash shape. See all the photos to enjoy. Depending on their opening, these vessels can be used for sipping, condiments or anything else you can think of, as each pinch pot is utterly unique in this world.

  • 100% Ceramic
  • Food-safe
  • Entirely hand-formed, no tools
  • Amber Crackle glaze in and out
  • Sturdy walls with smooth interior
  • Pretty big range of uses: it’s basically a shape for containment
  • An unusual and very tactile gift.
  • Many more similar available, inquire within

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This piece is completely hand-formed by the pinching method.  The deep cracks form on the outside as it is expanded manually from the inside.

  • Materials: Clay, Glaze
  • Colors: Amber Crackle
  • Fully fired to mid-range stoneware temperatures
  • Dimensions: 2.25″ x 3.5″ x 3.25″
  • Capacity: 1/2 cup, which leaves a comfortable distance to the rim.
  • Dishwasher OK, but Handwashing preferred


Additional information

Dimensions 2.25 × 3.5 × 3.5 in