PlaceValuePottery

Functional Cartographic Ceramics

47 Sales

PlaceValuePottery

Functional Cartographic Ceramics

47 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(15)

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Note from shop owner Will reopen Fall 2016!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on May 25, 2016

Will reopen Fall 2016!

Malaika Tolford

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Malaika Tolford

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(15)
Ginger

Ginger on Feb 28, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful - and feels good to hold.

Alexandria Doing

Alexandria Doing on Sep 30, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing product! Very beautiful and professional. Very fast shipment. I will buy again!

Alexandria Doing

Alexandria Doing on Sep 30, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing product! Very beautiful and professional. Very fast shipment. I will buy again!

Alexandria Doing

Alexandria Doing on Sep 30, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing product! Very beautiful and professional. Very fast shipment. I will buy again!

Giovanna

Giovanna on Aug 5, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely loved my bowl! Beautiful product and excellent service.

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About

For the Love of Maps! And Clay.

I fell in love with wheel throwing when I was 15 years old. In college, I studied art and architectural history, as well as cultural anthropology and archaeology. During those years, I rarely had time for a sustained studio practice.

After college I moved to St. Louis and became an active member in the Craft Alliance community. I rekindled my love of clay, took classes, met mentors, and began teaching ceramics to children and adults. I began putting my geographic, architectural and cartographic knowledge to use in my own work, and thus, Place Value Pottery was born.

When I'm not working in the studio, I'm selling wine at a lovely little shop and art gallery in the Central West End. I'm also a new mom! So, life is hectic, messy, beautiful so much fun.

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  • Malaika Tolford

    Owner, Maker

    Wine slinger, art instructor, new mother, former adventurer, studio potter, Chicago native, St. Louis dweller.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 5, 2012
Welcome to Place Value Pottery!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payments through paypal, and will ship items once that payment has been processed.
Shipping
I will ship USPS Priority Mail.

I will use recycled and reused shipping materials whenever possible. This usually means boxes from restaurant suppliers and wine distributors, hand-me-down bubble wrap, and LOTS of newspaper.

Personal deliveries to anyone in the St. Louis Metro Area!
Refunds and Exchanges
Returns and refunds will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Do know that I put a lot of care into shipping and handling, but should the unexpected disaster occur, I will of course be willing to negotiate a solution.
Additional policies and FAQs
I would LOVE to create a custom piece for you.

If you want your favorite city/state/country/geographical occurrence on a bowl/plate/mug simply contact me and we'll talk!

Do know that custom orders can take 4-6 weeks to complete, as I am at the mercy of a community studio with an irregular kiln firing schedule.