Welcome to my Etsy shop! I'm very excited about Irihana Arts and I hope you will be too! I took up pottery while studying abroad in Japan in the 1990s. Several years later, I'm a teacher who continues to make pottery whenever I can find time away from my day job. I love being in studio - it is my escape from the every day world of education and a place where I can connect with the earth.
Most of my work is functional - and often can be used for serving food (one of my other great hobbies!) or organizing (I have several of my small bowls on my desk to organize office supplies!). Most recently, I've started adding pendants, wine charms, bookmarks and keychains to the mix, creating lovely, functional, one of a kind works of art that can be appreciated and used in every day life. Enjoy the…
- Joined July 28, 2010