Tag Archives: Polish Pottery

The “But What Can I Do With It” Series ~ #2. Baking Apple

Originally published on August 12, 2011. If you read the first post in this series (about the hexabox), then you may recall that one of the really fun things about polish pottery is its ability to be multipurpose.  Our latest shipment of pottery has arrived, and one of our newly available pieces is the Baking …

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The “But What Can I Do With It” Series ~ Ramekins

It’s time once again for the “But What Can I Do With It” Series.  Besides being beautiful and durable, polish pottery is also extremely versatile.  With a little imagination, you can find multiple uses for a single piece of pottery.  Our pretty ramekins are a great example of how one small and inexpensive piece can …

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The “But What Can I Do With It” Series ~#5 Loop Handle Bowls

I just love these Loop Handle Bowls!  They epitomize the very things that drew me to polish pottery in the first place:  it’s unique, it’s beautiful, and it’s versatile.  Here are just a few ideas of ways you can put this lovely piece to work in your home. 1) Ice Cream Bowl- Imagine how cute …

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It’s beautiful, but where do I begin?

In addition to selling polish pottery on our website, we also take our pottery to Pittsburgh area craft and vendor shows throughout the fall and spring.  We are always surprised by the number of people who have not only seen polish pottery before, but have large collections of it in their homes.  Their eyes light …

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Polish Pottery History

The history of Polish Pottery is as unique as the pottery itself.  Here are some interesting facts about how Polish Pottery came to be. 1.  Polish Pottery might have been known as German Pottery.  The Polish Pottery that we know today actually originated hundreds of years ago in a German Province called Silesia.  It began …

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The “But What Can I Do With it?” Series ~ #1. Hexabox

While living in Germany, I made a number of trips to Boleslawiec, Poland to purchase polish pottery for myself.  I always went with groups of other women, some who had been there many times and some who were making their first polish pottery shopping excursion.  These trips were all pottery, all the time.  We went …

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But can I use it?

The first thing many people say when they see a piece of Polish Pottery for the first time is, “Wow, that is really pretty!”  And then, they immediately ask, “But can I use it?  Or is it only to look at?”  You absolutely can use your polish pottery!  I have used mine every day for …

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So what is Polish Pottery anyway?

Polish pottery has been popping up all over the United States in recent years.  It’s been featured in magazines like Better Homes and Gardens.  You can find pieces in stores and online.  But if you’ve never seen it before, you might be wondering just what exactly is so great about it.  So here are 5 …

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My Polish takeaway from living in Germany

In 2002, my husband and I moved from Pasadena, Maryland to Stuttgart, Germany.  My husband’s job was relocating us for three years.  We were associated with the military community and I spend a lot of time with the military spouses.  As I started attending book club meetings, committee meetings, and coffee meetings at people’s homes, …

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