hand-crafted porcelain dishes

Pawtucket, Rhode Island · 598 Sales


hand-crafted porcelain dishes

Pawtucket, Rhode Island 598 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Kathleen Johnson

Kathleen Johnson on Apr 8, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I am a repeat customer and love the products from gleena shop. It is quite evident that Asya is a remarkable artist and delivers consistent quality, function and beauty in her pieces. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to an item from her shop or website. This is my second set of urchin bowls and I love the colors and quality. I always get wonderful comments on them. Kathleen Johnson


abridav216 on Mar 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful and practical small cups; lovely colors and charming hand-made appeal! Pleasure to hold! Safely rapped and shipped on time! Thank you!


Judy on Mar 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

simply gorgeous, well packed, quick shipping

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gleena means clay in Russian

Founded in 2005, gleena studio is located in Pawtucket, RI. All gleena tableware pieces are porcelain and are hand poured and crafted in small batches. To ensure a food-safe product, we mix our own porcelain and glazes using non-toxic minerals.

Every piece in our collection is handmade with care. We begin the process by mixing a batch of porcelain slip (liquid clay). This slip is our own formula which we have tinkered with over the years. It is a high fire porcelain, which means that pieces are extremely durable while remaining thin and light.

Because we 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.

Our organic shapes, soft sugary colors, and imagery are inspired by childhood summers spent at grandma’s country house outside of St. Petersburg, Russia. Surrounded by carefully tended gardens and apple trees, the country house was a gathering place for family and friends. Evocative of those leisurely days, the gleena line is meant to be used on a daily basis.

gleena porcelain is dishwasher safe, but we do not recommend it for the microwave.
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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 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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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.
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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.