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. […]

Gifts Guide

When looking for a gift, the Joyful Jewel is a place for innovative, meaningful and fun options.  You will find things here that are not available anywhere else. The receiver of an artist-made gift will have something unique which was made with care and skill.  Contributing to your own community or to one you know and […]

Tim Smith, Music CD

Personal friend to the Joyful Jewel owners and wonderful musician died this year. We cherish his memory and the downhome original music he left us with.  Tim Smith was also a potter, who made whimsical animal sculpture.  See his pottery page: Tim Smith, Pottery Animals. Tim Smith, Music CD

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 […]

Pittsboro Friends

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Pam Epperson “Bird Honey Pot”

“Bird Honey Pot” Pam Epperson Pottery It’s a honey pot!  Pam Epperson has made a turquoise and green lidded pot sporting a curious frog and a hopping bird.  Now it just needs some honey and a spoon to be ready for afternoon tea ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call […]

Joseph Sand “Large Vase Mauve Blue Brown Vase”

Large Mauve, Blue & Brown Vase Joseph Sand Pottery I would call this a large vase by Joseph Sand.  And it is perfectly shaped and the colors are pleasing, soft and blendy.  A model of what a nice sized vase should be.  Yet — this vase is less than 2′ tall, if you go to […]

Carolyn Levy “Lidded Turtle Box”

“Lidded Turtle Box” Carolyn Levy Pottery, ~ 4″ x 6″ A sea turtle swims gracefully along the front side, and again in sepia on one of the other sides, of this clay lidded box by Carolyn Levy.  The perfectly fitting and elaborately adorned lid is easy to remove and replace with it’s finial and the […]

Artists & Art

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