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.__