In-Store Vendors

Keeping with the idea of shopping local, Cary Pottery also features pieces crafted by other small businesses.
Every month, one of those businesses is featured below.

Monthly Artist Feature

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Fifth Avenue Designs, Inc.

Fifth Avenue Designs, Inc, John Miller, Owner, has been providing high-definition ceramic Christmas trees and gifts for over 45 years to customers throughout North America.  The concept for Fifth Avenue Designs, Inc stems from John's desire to share his master ceramic artist’s eye for realism and exacting details, taking extraordinary care to produce only the highest quality pieces.  Featuring the painting techniques of dry-brushing, glazing, glaze layering and using a variety of low-fire paints and glazes, he achieves such amazing features that many folks must touch the dry-brushed piece to realize it is ceramic!  Each low-fire earthenware piece he creates is made with the intention of lighting up the world of those who choose to acquire it. And when it comes to ceramic Christmas trees, it is our desire to Bring Your Christmas Memories to Life.

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Johannah New

Johanna incorporates many diverse techniques into her artistry, from her whimsical "cat cat" bowls to the itricate Italian Mojolica Style. She draws inspiration from nature using plants, flowers, birds and animals. Her functional pieces, including dinnerware, home and garden accessories, are made for everyday use and enjoyment.

Johannah New

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John Hyder

John has been a working ceramist since 1980. He studied at Moorestown, New Jersey Art Center and San Diego State University School of Art where he developed his interest and knowledge of Raku. He and fellow Rakuist have developed many glazing and decorating techniques that make their work true Raku Collector items.

John Hyder

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Lin Barnhardt

Artist statement coming soon!

Lin Barnhardt

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NC Soap Opera Co.

Artist statement coming soon!

NC Soap Opera Co.

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Holt's Art Farm

 Artist Nicholas Holt is self-taught in wheel throwing. His background is in mechanical engineering, but he thoroughly enjoys making art. Holts' entire family is in pottery and regularly make art together. Everything he makes is new and unique. Holt is always experimenting with new shapes and glaze combinations.

Holt's Art Farm

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Chilean Charm

Chilean Charm is handcrafted fused glass jewelry. It is beautiful jewelry that can be worn for any occasion both dressy and casual. Every part of the process to obtain these beautiful and unique pieces is handmade. The glass is cut, painted and covered between panels with exclusive design and then goes to the kiln where the colors are fused with glass obtaining wonderful small pieces of art.

Chilean Charm

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Dog House Pottery

At Dog House Pottery, Rhonda creates pieces that are both attractive and functional. Whether you use a piece every day, or twice a year, she believes there should be a little artistry in everyday things! The name comes from the her love of dogs and when she started working at home it was to spend more time with her aging pups. Whatever you go home with, Rhonda hopes you enjoy your one-of-a-kind piece of art and use it knowing it was made under the strict supervision of Lily and Pepper!

Dog House Pottery

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Sarah Peters Jewelry

A potter since 1992, Sarah grew up in

Lincolnton, N.C., near the kilns of renown

claymaker Burlon Craig. She creates handcrafted clay jewelry and pottery primarily with themes of nature and Spirit, often including leaves, vines, hearts and swirls — a symbol of the inner journey. Each piece is hand-cut, glazed

and fired, then complemented with leather, stones, beads, silver or silk for elegant pottery you can wear!

Sarah Peters Jewelry

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Cindy Pacileo

Cindy brings each Little Guy to life by shaping a small ball of clay in her hands until it has just the right amount of personality, then she draws on its sweet face. No two are quite alike, so you're sure to have a unique piece. She hopes her Little Guys make your day a little brighter!

Cindy Pacileo

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Simply Adorned 79

Artist statement coming soon!

Simply Adorned 79

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Edgeworth Barnes

Artist statement coming soon!

Edgeworth Banres

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Mountain Harvest Pottery

Kasey Vann is a high school art teacher who found her love of clay and has been a ceramic artist for 7 years. Training under Master potter Kenneth Neilsen, she has created exciting pieces that are available in the gallery. Kasey enjoys sculpting clay and applying hand-crafted elements to mugs for an extravagant finish.

Mountain Harvest Pottery

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Mind Your Beeswax

Artist statement coming soon!

Mind Your Beeswax

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Walt Studios

Artist statement coming soon!

Wald Studios

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Country Cottons

 Even in this ago of man-made materials, nothing can match 100% cotton for strength, durability, feel and beauty.

 

We, at Country Cottons, LLC®, still believe in the integrity that was so common in products manufactured generations ago. We have sought to bring back this indispensable kitchen tool just as it existed back then. We are proud of our products because we believe they are the best. We hope you enjoy using them.

Country Cottons

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Freechild Studio

Artist statement coming soon!

Freechild Studio

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Tim Dexter

Artist statement coming soon!

Tim Dexter