Carvings by G and Z Pottery - Stoneware Pottery

Cincinnati, Ohio On Etsy since 2007

Buyers are raving!

This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.


Carvings by G and Z Pottery - Stoneware Pottery

Cincinnati, Ohio | 422 Sales

Announcement    Welcome to Carvings by G and Z Pottery: a mix of functional pottery dishes and creative hand sculpted creations.


Last updated on Sep 22, 2019

Welcome to Carvings by G and Z Pottery: a mix of functional pottery dishes and creative hand sculpted creations.



All Items

Marie and Joshua Hamaker

Contact shop owner

Marie and Joshua Hamaker


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
See reviews that mention:
quality 12 shipping 37 customer service 19

About sagerocky

Sales 422
On Etsy since 2007

Z Pottery became Carvings by G and Z Pottery

When I met Josh he was already throwing cups and selling under his business name Z pottery. The Z comes from his nickname. I used to love working with clay in high school and jumped right in making small animals to decorate our new home. Soon we started working together on projects and in 2015 we changed the name to Carvings by G and Z Pottery to reflect our work together. Now our kids have joined us in the studio and someday we might need another name change they are getting so good.

Shop members

  • Marie and Joshua Hamaker


    Joshua works as a success manager and Marie works as an 8th grade science teacher. We converted our garage to a pottery studio and have been working together making pottery for over a decade. We have two children (10 and 8) and two dogs.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 22, 2019
Welcome to my shop! Carvings by G and Z Pottery is a place for my husband and I to express our creative sides. We love working together, inspired by nature and our children, to produce beautiful pottery together. We both work full time jobs and work in our studio in the evenings with our 2 girls and 2 dogs under foot. It is truly a family work space.

Contact us for a set order - 8-10 weeks - pay only when complete.
Contact us for a wedding registry. We love weddings!
3 piece set (Dinner plate, Salad plate, and bowl OR cup) $40 - contact us to set up a reserved listing.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
A refund for items broken during shipping will be given after a photo of the broken item in the packaging is supplied to Carvings by G and Z Pottery within 14 days. If an item breaks during shipping I will also refund the shipping. I have a very high rate of success shipping, but accidents do happen. Be careful with broken pottery; it is very sharp. It is best to leave broken pottery in the packing box it was mailed in when disposing of it.

All items are represented fully in pictures and in descriptions in my shop. Every piece is hand made; small imperfections and color variations are part of the artwork and give handmade items uniqueness and character. However, there are no cracks or breaks, unless noted in the description, and all pieces will sit, stand, or lay with out wobbling, unless noted. With this in mind, refunds will only be given if items are returned to the seller in resale condition and at the buyers expense. No refund for original shipping will be given.
We accept all of the payment methods below. Payment confirmation is due before items are shipped.
I ship USPS with tracking and I try to ship within 3 days of an order (but after payment confirmation). Every order is expertly packaged and I have very low rate of breakage. Even so - always be careful opening and handling boxes. Broken pottery is sharp. If this ever happens just snap a picture of the broken pottery in the box and convo me and I'll take care of it the best I can.

I only post shipping rates to the USA as it is too time consuming to figure it out for other locations. If you love a piece and you are from a place I dream of going (pretty much everywhere) just convo me for a shipping quote.
Additional policies and FAQs
Set orders are welcome and take 8-10 weeks to completed based on open orders. Set orders are paid for only after completion when reserved listing with pictures is posted. One place setting (bowl, dinner plate, salad plate) is $40.

Wedding registries are welcome! We have done 8 different wedding registries. The bride and groom (bride and bride, groom and groom) send us a list of requested items and colors and we posts reserved listings for their wedding and send them links for their online registries. All purchased items are shipped after the honeymoon or at a date convenient to the couple. One place setting (bowl, dinner plate, salad plate) is $40.