Tulip Vase with Tulips

Large-Sage-Green-Ceramic-Tulip-Vase5When spring is in the air it is time to celebrate the short-lived tulip season. Tulip vases have a wide side-to-side opening but a narrow front-to-back neck so the flowers almost arrange themselves.

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Watering Cans Take 2

ceramic watering can, blue

New Blue Ceramic Watercan

Here’s a new take on an old form. A little more elegant, and little more lyrical…perhaps. Just a little different. Sending this one over to my gallery on the Oregon coast, Touchstone Gallery.  $75

Burnt Orange and Sage Green Vases

These vessels are a new twist on some of my tried and true forms. The bright orange glaze comes from a helmer shino that really makes the sage green glaze stand out. While I get more control than if I’d woodfired these, the shino is still very picky about the amount of reduction it gets when I’m firing these, so still more to learn with it.

Burnt Orange and Sage Green Figurative Vase

Burnt Orange and Sage Green Figurative Vase

Burnt Orange and Sage Green Vases

Burnt Orange and Sage Green Vases

Small Sipping Cups

Sage-Green-Sipping-CupsThese cups were made to feel good in the hand, with little indentations and places for your fingers to fondle as you sip from them. Red wine or gin are my beverages of choice, but they’ll work well with any hot or cold drink you wish to sip.

They also make a nice cup for a bathroom counter or vase for a short stemmed bouquet.

Each cup holds about 6 oz.
3-3/4″ tall by 3″ diameter at the mouth.

$20/ea.

Buy from my Etsy Shop

Sage Green Handled Vase

Handled Vase

Handled Vase

This style vase has been one of my standard pieces for many years now. Arrangers like the handle and I like the clean lines and timely feel of the shape. Here it is with the sage green glaze that seems to have taken off in popularity this year. 13″ – $75 (Sold)

Woodfired “Ice Queen” Vase


“Ice Queen” was woodfired at Digger Mtn Anagama Kiln in the Oregon Coast Range. Decoration on this piece came from wood ash flying through the kiln over several days of stoking wood. One of my favorites out of the kiln. Its subtle ash markings are quiet and not as dramatic as I’d hoped, but seem to fit its gently twisting feminine form just perfectly.

13.5x 8x 6.5 inches

For Sale on my Etsy Page.

Small Creamer

Small Creamer

Light Sage/Blue Creamer

This small pitcher with sage blue/green glaze will be happy to sit on your table and pour cream, soy sauce or syrup. It was cut out from one piece of clay and fit together on the back seam. The spiral decoration on both sides serves as the handle grips, meaning there is no pesky handle to try and fit into the dishwasher.

Looks lovely as a small vase for short stem posies, too.
Food safe glaze of course.
5″ tall x 4″ x 3.5″

Purchase from my Etsy Site.