Cathleen Repholz

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Cathleen Repholz

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About

From me to you!

I make pottery that is intended to be used every day and enjoyed. Much of my life is focused on wholesome cooking and eating, so I spend lots of time in the kitchen as well as the studio. A favorite mug or serving bowl can really make cooking fun and memorable.

I often get ideas for designs by problem solving in my own home and kitchen. My fermenting crocks are always full of sauerkraut, ginger carrots, or my latest experiment. I love testing and improving my designs to ensure I'm making the best possible work for my customers.

In my free time, I'm usually outside; rock climbing, hiking, snowshoeing, anything to be out in the fresh air. I spend a good chunk of my outdoor time mesmerized by rocks, leaves, and the textures of the earth. My love of nature find its way into my pots, which have subtle throwing rings and softly varying glazes.

I want my customers to be happy with their pottery. To me, this includes the buying experience as well as the piece itself. After years of meeting customers face to face at craft shows, I have developed the skills to listen to what people are asking and respond with helpful answers. I often ask family members for a customer's perspective to ensure that I'm doing what's best for my customers.

For my full bio, artist statement, and a list of craft shows, please visit my website.

Thanks for stopping by,

Cathleen

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  • Cathleen

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    In my family, fixing things and building projects are a way of life. When my college roommate introduced me to sculpture and pottery, it just clicked. I started Bean's Pottery to share my love of pottery with others. See my website for full bio.

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Last updated on April 12, 2018
Welcome to Bean's Pottery, where you can find hand thrown functional pottery!

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 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
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If an item arrives damaged, I will gladly exchange it for a similar item of equal value, or give you a full refund. Please notify me within 3 business days of receipt if you receive a damaged item and include a photograph of the item.

I make every effort to depict the exact nature of each item through my photographs and descriptions. Because my pottery is handmade and one of a kind, there may be slight imperfections and variations. If you are unsatisfied with the item you purchased, please contact me to discuss a return or exchange.

A return request must be made within 7 days of receiving an item and the item must be returned in the same condition in which it was sent or it will not be accepted. Returned items must be shipped within 7 days of the return request. The cost of the item minus shipping charges will be refunded to the purchaser within 7 days of receiving the item. Return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer.

Returns will not be accepted on custom orders or seconds.
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I accept payment through Paypal and directly through Etsy.
Shipping
All orders are currently shipped within 3-5 business days of receiving your order. If you need an item by a certain date please contact me and I will ship it as soon as possible. Orders are shipped using Priority Mail or First Class Mail and should arrive within 1-3 business days of shipping.