Wearable art and small batch ceramics, made in Montana

Yaak, Montana On Etsy since 2015


Wearable art and small batch ceramics, made in Montana

Yaak, Montana | 173 Sales

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YaakValleyCeramics is taking a short break


Note from shop owner I went to VA for a visit and am still here due to the virus. I will reopen when I can get back to Montana. Everyone stay safe.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Apr 12, 2020

I went to VA for a visit and am still here due to the virus. I will reopen when I can get back to Montana. Everyone stay safe.

Christine Oster

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Christine Oster


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About YaakValleyCeramics

Sales 173
On Etsy since 2015

I believe that creativity is the key to happiness!

Every time I make a necklace, I think, "This will be someone’s favorite piece of jewelry for years to come.” When I make a vase, I know that you will see it every day and hope that it brings beauty into your life. When I create, I think differently, combining colors and materials not usually used together.
I believe that jewelry is an expression of the woman. She is creating her look. I am creating something to help her. Because every woman deserves to feel pretty. Every woman needs to have a way to express her individuality. Every woman is beautiful in her own way. It’s OK not to follow the crowd when it comes to fashion, to blaze your own trail.
When I make jewelry, I think outside the box. My ideas are born of the materials and colors at hand. I use my clay, art paper, silk necklaces, and beads to create jewelry that is different, one of a kind, colorful, and unique. I am fulfilled by a day when I have created something beautiful.

Shop members

  • Christine Oster


Production partners

  • Basket weaver

    Yaak, MT

    Judy is a talented pine needle basket weaver whose work is much sought after in our area. We teamed up to make pottery baskets, only making about one every month.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 4, 2019
Every piece of pottery I make is unique and made by hand in my studio in Yaak, Montana.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
If, heaven forbid, your ceramic piece arrives broken, please send me a photo of the broken object. Priority shipments weighing more than one pound carry $50.00 insurance. We'll need photos to put in a claim.
All orders are shipped after payment is confirmed.
I will ship your purchase as quickly as possible, usually the next day.

I will pack your items well with lots of padding. I use recycled packaging materials whenever possible. If your purchase weighs less than one pound, I will ship it USPS First Class with insurance. Insurance is included in Priority shipments weighing over one pound.

If you purchase multiple items, I will package them together and make a refund to you if you have paid excess postage.

If your order is a gift, let me know and I can wrap it and put in a special message for your recipient.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you purchase more than one item, I will combine them into one package if possible.

If you would like a custom order, please send me a message and I will create a special reserve item just for you.

More information

Last updated on Aug 12, 2016
Frequently asked questions
Gift wrapping and packaging

Let me know when you make an order if your purchase is a gift. I will be glad to wrap it and enclose a gift card for you.

Custom and personalized orders

Custom and personalized orders can take about 4 weeks, depending on where I am in the kiln cycle. Custom and personalized orders are not returnable.

Sizing details

I try to choose necklaces that enhance the color or features of each pendant. If you have specific needs, is possible to change the necklace that comes with pendants. For example, it is sometimes easier for older hands to close different types of clasps, or maybe you have a larger body type and would like a longer necklace. All of my necklaces can be removed from the pendants, so you may also use a necklace that you already own.