BillGossmanPottery

Quality handmade stoneware and porcelain

New London, Minnesota On Etsy since 2018

BillGossmanPottery

Quality handmade stoneware and porcelain

New London, Minnesota | 14 Sales

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    About BillGossmanPottery

    Sales 14
    On Etsy since 2018

    About Me

    During the very early years of my life I was fascinated with clay. I dreamed of constructing a daub and wattle type hut on the bank of a creek near my house and spending the night in it. At sunrise I arose and dipped a clay vessel I had made into the cool waters for my first drink of the new day. This image is still with me today and though I realized then that it was only a dream, it felt real and perfect to me and I wanted to share that feeling with others. I strive to create works that convey a sense of this innocent contemplation and meditation.

    Inspiration for my work comes from observations of nature and humans, the interaction between them and the results of the interactions. My process involves stoneware and porcelain clay bodies with native clay additions, wheel throwing and hand building, raw glazing with local granite, wood ashes and clay materials and finally firing in a wood fired kiln with local oak, birch and ash wood. Firings are always a community event with visiting potters helping with loading, firing and celebrating.

    I thoroughly enjoy what I do and appreciate the support I receive from family and friends which enables me to have such a fulfilling life.

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    Last updated on Feb 23, 2018
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    Returns & Exchange Process

    I hope you will be delighted with any purchase, but if not, you may return it within 30 days for either option below:
    1. Request a full refund for the price of the piece.
    2. Apply the price of the piece towards another purchase.
    You would pay all return shipping costs.

    PACKING FOR RETURN: Reuse the original packing materials and make sure the piece is well wrapped and cushioned. I cannot refund or give credit for chipped, cracked and broken pieces or damage that occurred during return shipment if your shipper does not accept responsibility for the claim.

    BREAKAGE: If you receive a piece that has been broken during shipment, please notify me within 24 hours. It is essential to save pieces and original packing materials for inspection.

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    Contact me personally about any special orders or requests.