MudbugCreations

Functional Ceramics

Springfield, Missouri

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Announcement    New works and commissions closed until March 2021.

Local people, use code PORCHPICKUP to remove shipping and I will contact you about scheduling a time to pick up your piece.

Practical pottery for practical people...with a few odd balls thrown in!
Food safe, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe.

All of my functional pottery is hand thrown and fired in an electric kiln. Every glaze is unique; the majority are hand mixed glazes and many of them are my own personal recipes; I've added some new bright commercial glaze to my pieces as well. It is fired to Cone 6 (approx. 2260 degrees F), unless otherwise noted. Everything in the shop is complete and ready to ship!

For updates on the life of Mudbug:
http://www.facebook.com/MudbugCreations

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 28, 2020

New works and commissions closed until March 2021.

Local people, use code PORCHPICKUP to remove shipping and I will contact you about scheduling a time to pick up your piece.

Practical pottery for practical people...with a few odd balls thrown in!
Food safe, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe.

All of my functional pottery is hand thrown and fired in an electric kiln. Every glaze is unique; the majority are hand mixed glazes and many of them are my own personal recipes; I've added some new bright commercial glaze to my pieces as well. It is fired to Cone 6 (approx. 2260 degrees F), unless otherwise noted. Everything in the shop is complete and ready to ship!

For updates on the life of Mudbug:
http://www.facebook.com/MudbugCreations

Items

 
Mari Moore-Mosby

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Mari Moore-Mosby

Reviews

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About MudbugCreations

Sales 610
On Etsy since 2011

Mudbug: Freedom in Clay

Mudbug Creations is a little business that gives me a big happy!

It began for me in high school, with an absolutely fabulous teacher with a passion for ceramics. After he got me started, I never wanted to stop. However, I was always a student of the sciences and pursued and achieved a career in physical therapy.

I was not completely happy without working in the arts. I needed some creative freedom. After a three year hiatus in art, I joined the fine arts program at Drury University. Here, another wonderful teacher encouraged me to expand on my pottery skills and open a business.

I enjoy my art and hope that other's do as well. My family has supported my little business and, with their help, a small gazebo was built in the backyard. It housed my kiln for years until my husband and I purchased a new house with a second building out back. I now operate out of my own personal studio on my property, 9 months of the year. I close for 3 months in the winter, cause it is dang cold!

Mudbug has been a fun and challenging endeavor and I hope to keep making for years to come!

Shop members

  • Mari Moore-Mosby

    Owner

    I am a physical therapist, potter, and endless crafter! While physical therapy is my career path, my love is throwing and handbuilding pottery. I also love to sew, paint, crochet, quilt, and anything else that catches my eye.

Production partners

  • Mike Ilkiw

    Springfield, MO

    Mike hand carves my wooden chopsticks that I supply with my chopstick bowl. Wood is all locally sourced.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 28, 2020
Hello! I am glad you have decided to visit my shop!
When you buy my pottery, you can know that it has been lovingly hand crafted to the highest of my standards. My functional pieces are fired at cone 6 in an electric kiln; all glazes are foodsafe, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe, unless indicated otherwise in the listing, so please read the full description. Each piece is hand thrown on my pottery wheel and hand glazed. I mix most my own glazes and many recipes are purely my own. I have also started to incorporate some beatifully bright commercial glazes.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be very happy with your purchase from me. If it breaks in the shipping process, I will gladly refund your money or make you a new one. Please remember though, every piece is unique. Glaze and shape can change slightly in every piece.

With the exception of breakage during shipping, I do not refund any work due to color, size, or shape. All of this information is present in the description of the piece. Please double check size and colors in description BEFORE purchase.

**A Word About COLOR****
I do my best to represent my products through photos and description as accurately as I can. I want you to love your pottery! Many people do not realize that the color of an image on the computer can vary from the actual product. If exact color is important to you, please send me a Convo and I will do my best to give you as much description of the color as I can.
Payment
I am happy to accept payments through Paypal and through Etsy direct. Due to some personal restrictions, I cannot accept money orders or personal checks at this time.

Cancellation must be within 24 hours to guarantee a refund.
Shipping
I usually ship within four days and only through options provided by Etsy, so you can choose your own shipping option.

My policy is to ship the fastest way possible in the most economic way. I use bubble wrap, foam and peanuts for the protection of your pottery. I also double box each piece. I use recycled boxes and recycled packing materials as much as possible.

More information

Last updated on Apr 15, 2016
Frequently asked questions
Do you ship internationally? How much will it cost?

I do ship internationally. Cost is dependent on the distance you are from Springfield, MO and the size and weight of the piece. I do not offer flat rate shipping at this time.