Angie Williams, Pottery

I sign my pieces, “Mizpah Pottery.”  Mizpah means “May God watch over you while we’re apart” and is inspired by my grandmother. Each piece also has a hidden cross.  For my shell art, I have hand picked each shell from Atlantic Beach or Morehead City, NC, and they reflect life’s memories and moments. The turtle […]

Belinda Hardin, Pottery

I make wheel thrown stoneware pottery.  The pastel blue/green pieces are spray glazed with some different glazes.  My inspiration comes from the colors of this local area and traditional forms.  Some pieces are textured with sodium silicate that creates a contrast between a blue/green palette and brown. Belinda Hardin, Pottery

Debbie Englund “The Road I Travel” print

“The Road I Travel” is something completely new from Debbie Englund who recently completed a BFA degree in art. She is known well for her pottery especially the whimsical face mugs. This piece is not clay though; it is a print. Here is what she says about it: “The prints (dry point, ink wash and mud […]

Jacquelyn Lowry “Crow Spirit Woman” sculpture

AMAZING new sculpture by Pittsboro’s Jacquelyn Lowry, surely a world class artist, humble and little-known as she is. These and more are at the Joyful Jewel now. The young woman is entitled “Celestial Bliss,” you can guess which is “Crow Spirit Woman” & the detail, and the big bowl is a bird bath or bird feeder. […]

Al McCanless “Shapely Teapot”

What a beauty!  This exceptional teapot is by new Joyful Jewel artist Al McCanliss. It features a crystalline glaze with a variety of complimentary colors, a large easy-to-use handle, and a well balanced spout. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The […]

North Carolina Pottery at the Joyful Jewel

Pottery is one of the arts that North Carolina is known for and the Joyful Jewel has a very nice selection from 13 or so local potters.  Here is a sampling: ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website […]

Pottery, a NC Special for Collectors

Pottery is one of the arts that North Carolina is known for and the Joyful Jewel has a very nice selection from 13 or so local potters.  Here is a sampling:

Shannon Bueker, Sculpture

Best known for her paintings, Chatham County artist Shannon Bueker is also a long time sculptural potter who makes a variety of dimensional wall pieces.  She displays these along with her paintings.   Shannon Bueker, Sculpture

Debra Steimers, New Artist – Halloween Bowls

This scary Halloween Hand Bowl was made by the Joyful Jewel’s newest artist, Debra Steimers.  There are more pieces of her seasonal ware below – and she will be bringing Thanksgiving and Christmas pieces in soon. Here is what Debra says about her fun work: “My pottery is hand-made, hand-painted.  Holiday bowls are low-fire porcelain stoneware […]