hand-crafted porcelain dishes

Cleveland, Ohio

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Last updated on Mar 8, 2018

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About gleenashop

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On Etsy since 2008

gleena means clay in Russian

Founded in 2005, gleena studio is located in Cleveland, OH. Every piece in my collection is handmade with care, starting with mixing of porcelain slip. The porcelain is my own formula which I have tinkered with over the years. It is a high fire slip, which means that pieces are extremely durable while remaining thin and light.

Because I finish each edge by hand, every piece develops a unique personality as it moves through the firings. Bowls that come out of the same mold will shift slightly in the high fire to create unique, one of a kind shapes. They stack inside one another, but not perfectly.

I also mix my own glazes, each is non-toxic and food safe. I reclaim all my materials, to avoid clay particles contaminating our drinking water.

Always inspired by the natural world, I work with found imagery that I source from old books. The vintage etching is applied after the glaze firing, and the piece is fired one more time. The image melts into the glaze, creating a food-safe surface.

My pieces are dishwasher safe, but microwave is not recommended for porcelain.
Please visit for my complete line of tableware.

Shop members

  • asya palatova

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, Asya spent her early childhood summers at her family dacha, a Russian country house. A gathering place for friends and family, the dacha is a source of endless inspiration for Asya's shapes, colors, and images.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 31, 2013
Thank you for visiting my shop. A full line of my tableware can be viewed at If you see something on that is not in my shop, please contact me. If I don't have the item you are looking for in stock, it will take me 4-6 weeks to make it for you.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
It is very important to me that you are 100% happy with your purchase. Any item can be returned in its original condition and packing for a refund, minus the PayPal, credit card and Etsy fees. Please let me know if you are unhappy with the piece you purchased, and we can discuss how to safely return it.
PayPal and credit cards are accepted.
Shipped in the USA via UPS or USPS, double boxing items that require extra padding. It takes a few days after you place your order for me to pack and ship your item. I will notify you with a tracking number as soon as it goes out.

For international shipping please contact me for rates.