Wheelthrown Porcelain Functional Pottery and Gift Items

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Note from shop owner We have relocated to a new expanded studio in Salem, NH! The shop will reopen soon and will be restocked the end of November. Please visit again, thank you. If you are in MA, come see us in person at the Worcester Center Holiday Festival of Crafts, Fri, Nov 25-Sun, Nov 27

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Nov 23, 2022

We have relocated to a new expanded studio in Salem, NH! The shop will reopen soon and will be restocked the end of November. Please visit again, thank you. If you are in MA, come see us in person at the Worcester Center Holiday Festival of Crafts, Fri, Nov 25-Sun, Nov 27

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About AllisonGlickCeramics

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Allison Glick Ceramics - Functional Porcelain Pottery and Gift Items

All my pottery is thrown on the wheel using high-quality porcelain clay.

When the clay is partially dry, I trim the bottom, making a rounded “foot ring”, sign each piece with my maker’s mark, and alter the piece as needed. The pots are then bisque fired in my electric kiln. My glazes are mixed from scratch using non-leaded ingredients. The final firing reaches 2,232°F, ensuring that the pot is less than 1% porous, and therefore safe for use with liquids/food and can be used in microwaves and dishwashers. I sand and polish the bottom of each piece, so that it is smooth and comfortable to the touch and will not scratch any surfaces.

The majority of my work is hand-painted. After the first bisque firing I hand paint the ombre patterning using underglazes. The pattern is set into the piece by a second firing. I lightly sand the piece before I apply the glazes.

I also make marbled clay, or agate ware, by adding a variety of hand-mixed colored porcelain clays to the white porcelain before throwing. The same food safe colorants I use to make my glazes are used to make my colored porcelain.

Thank you for visiting our shop. Allison and Sheryl
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Shop members

  • Allison

    Owner, Potter, Maker

    I fell in love with making pottery in my first ceramics class in high school. I continued and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ceramics from Umass Dartmouth. I am now a full time potter with a studio in Salem, New Hampshire.

  • Sheryl

    Manager, Customer Service, Photographer

    I manage the online shop and the accounting for our business. I photograph and list Allison's work and provide customer service. I also attend Arts and Crafts Festivals with Allison.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Thank you for visiting Allison Glick Ceramics. Our wheel thrown porcelain functional pottery and gift items are handmade individually. All are food safe and can be used in microwaves and dishwashers, with the exception of pieces containing metal components.

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits

Returns & exchanges

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Cancellations: accepted

Request a cancellation: within 4 hours of purchase


We accept PayPal, all major credit and debit cards and Etsy gift cards. Please contact us if you encounter any difficulties checking out.


Each piece of pottery has been handmade with care and will be packaged and shipped to you with equal care. Your purchase will be packaged in a gift box or an organza bag within the shipping carton. We always use new materials to wrap your item in the gift box or bag, but may use recycled materials in the shipping carton.

In many cases, multiple items in the same order will be packaged together in the same gift box or bag. Please indicate in the "notes to seller" field if you would like individual gift boxes/bags for each piece.

Your order will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail, except where noted in specific listings, with insurance and tracking. Please verify that your address is correct on your Etsy and/or Paypal accounts.

Shipping costs for additional items purchased in the same order may be reduced. The total shipping costs for your order will be displayed in your cart.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Additional policies and FAQs

Allison and Sheryl Glick
Allison Glick Ceramics
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Allison Glick Ceramics only uses the information provided by you to prepare and complete your order, unless you specifically request additional follow up.
We retain copies of all shipping labels with delivery notations for the sole purpose of providing tracking information if it should become needed.
Allison Glick Ceramics will not share your information with any third party, with the exception of an insurance carrier to process a claim for a lost or damaged package.
See this Seller Handbook article for a sample privacy policy you can customize for your shop.

More information

Last updated on May 11, 2022

Frequently asked questions

Where do I find information on payment options, shipping, gift packaging, returns and other policies?

Detailed information is available in our policies section. Please write to us if you have any additional questions. Thank you.

Can I find a more detailed description of how Allison makes the pottery?

Visit our about page for photos and a full description the process of making a piece of wheel thrown pottery.

How precise are the measurements that are included in the listing descriptions?

We round to the nearest 1/4". Please contact us if you have any questions about the size of an item.