Handmade stoneware pottery and turned wood items

Flagstaff, Arizona · 1240 Sales


Handmade stoneware pottery and turned wood items

Flagstaff, Arizona 1240 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
Phyllis and Odie

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Phyllis and Odie

Lunch Snack Plate - Hand Turned Wood - Oak
Lunch Snack Plate - Hand Turned Wood - Oak
Shallow Wee Bowl - Hand Turned Wood - Maple
Shallow Wee Bowl - Hand Turned Wood - Maple
Bottle Stopper - Hand Turned Wood - Gambel Oak
Bottle Stopper - Hand Turned Wood - Gambel Oak
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5 out of 5 stars

howser662003 on Jul 4, 2017

3 out of 5 stars

The pencil received didn't look like the one in the picture. While it is still a nice mechanical pencil, it isn't what i thought i was buying.

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Breakfast . . . Served in handmade stoneware. Yum!
NEW! Condiment set - handmade stoneware bowls on a maple wood tray.
Pens, pens, pens! Hand turned and ready to list!

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Montezuma Mudd Pottery and Splinters

Phyllis of MONTEZUMA MUDD POTTERY - I was first introduced to clay in January 2000 while living in Bolivia. I enrolled in a ceramics class as a way to hone my Spanish language skills, but came away with much more than a better understanding of the language - I came away with a love for ceramics and all things clay. Upon my return to the United States, I purchased a pottery wheel, kiln, and a few tools. I spent much of the next two years at the wheel learning to create a variety of forms, large and small. I sold my first piece a few years later and was encouraged to open a shop and sell my wares online - the beginning of Montezuma Mudd Pottery.

I am captivated by the versatility of clay - the endless possibilities. A simple ball of clay can become something so very different and unique depending on the artist and the moment. I like clean, simple lines and forms. I like functional pieces that feel comfortable enough to use everyday, like a favorite pair of sneakers or a worn-out pair of blue jeans. I like my coffee mug to fit my hand perfectly, as though it were a part of me. Clay . . . what's not to love!

Odie of SPLINTERS - Wood fascinates me. I have worked with wood for years, but always as a carpenter in orderly fashion using milled lumber to build structures or create furniture; straight lines, right angles, following plans. About four years ago, I was intrigued to try wood turning. I bought an inexpensive wood lathe, a set of totally inadequate turning tools, and taught myself wood turning using branches and logs from our property. I was captivated! Each piece of wood is unique - a record in color and texture of the unique life of a tree. In many pieces, the real beauty lies in the flaws and imperfections. Although I may begin turning with a particular form in mind, often the wood speaks to the cutting tools and suggests something different. I continue to experiment with different woods that I gather myself or receive from friends. I especially enjoy taking a piece of wood all the way from tree to finished product. Among my favorite woods are Gambel Oak and Box Elder, considered by some as nuisance trees, but with so much character in the wood. Then there is the activity of turning, at once relaxing yet demanding attention at each move. There is such reward through all the process; from gathering wood, to anticipating a project as the wood dries, to finally finishing a completed work.

Shop members

  • Phyllis

    Owner, Mudder Superior At Montezuma Mudd Pottery

  • Odie

    Owner, Creator At Splinters

  • Willow


Shop policies

Last updated on July 21, 2017
Hi, we take great care in making our products. We want to make sure your shopping experience is equally enjoyable and hassle free.

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Payment is due at the time of order.

An 8.951 percent Arizona state sales tax will be charged on all purchases made by Arizona residents.
Items usually ship within 3-4 business days

We ship USPS to all domestic addresses.
Refunds and Exchanges
Exchanges must be made within 10 days of receipt and the buyer will be responsible for the costs of shipping incurred.

Refunds are given only in the event of items damaged during shipment.

It is our goal to provide you with a positive shopping experience and a handmade item that you love and cherish. If we fall short in this please contact us directly so we can find a solution to the problem.
Additional policies and FAQs
All items are hand made by us in our Arizona studios, so each piece is unique and one-of-a-kind. All glazes used are non-toxic and lead free; all wood finishes are non-toxic. All stoneware is dishwasher, oven, and microwave oven safe unless stated otherwise.

Lending money to people in the developing world allowing them to lift themselves out of poverty - we donate 10% of our total annual sales to Kiva. Please visit their site - for more information.