Inspired Earthenware

By Brandon Johnson

Published on August 3, 2009

Picture a glazed sapphire bowl that's bursting with fresh carrot pasta, or imagine creamed gnocchi with peas served on elegant black slate plates. Working in a 300-year-old renovated textile mill in Vermont and using nothing but pottery wheels, water, clay, and their fingertips, the potters at Simon Pearce handcraft earthenware the old-fashioned way. Simon Pearce's master and apprentice potters pay homage to the beauty of their surroundings by creating ceramics like these that extend a welcome to soulful fare.__

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