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5 Best Pottery Shops in San Antonio

Monday, August 24, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Laura Hollis
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Below is a list of the top and leading Pottery Shops in San Antonio. To help you find the best Pottery Shops located near you in San Antonio, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.


 
San Antonio’s Best Pottery Shops:
The top rated Pottery Shops in San Antonio are:

Painted Plate – makes pots that are food, microwave, and dishwasher safe
Tested By Fire Pottery, Inc. – 40 years of wonderful pot collections
Clay Casa – has various artistic techniques that they teach in their class
Just Pots – impressive inventory of pots of varying shapes, sizes, and color
Sunin Clay Studio – fully equipped for hosting pottery classes
Painted Plate
Painted Plate
Painted Plate. Source: Screenshot from www.paintedplatestudio.com
Painted Plate’s pottery rates include paints, supplies, studio time, glazing, and the returning of your work for firing. To create your own masterpiece one has to pick their pottery piece from a selection of locally made pots. Painting comes next with the use of various glazes and art materials the studio would readily provide. To be a perfect piece it has to be fired up in a kiln with a temperature of 1800 degrees. The fun part comes where you can finally see your creative output. Finally, a functional pot is made that is guaranteed to be dishwasher, microwave, and food safe.

Products/Services:

Event & Party Hosting, Paint-your-own-Pottery


 
LOCATION:

Address: 11703 Huebner Rd #201, San Antonio, TX 78230
Phone: (210) 765-6322
Website: www.paintedplatestudio.com

REVIEWS:

“Such a great place to be creative. Very helpful and friendly staff! Tons of options! Price on piece includes everything, no studios fees or firing fees. If you want to try something new or let the creativity flow, stop by, and try it out. You will be hooked.” –Rodney Scharich

Tested By Fire Pottery, Inc.
Tested By Fire Pottery, Inc.
Tested By Fire Pottery, Inc. Source: Screenshot from www.testedbyfire.com
Tested By Fire Pottery, Inc. has a wonderful collection of pottery that would surely complement the beauty of your residence. It can be found close to the tip of the Huntress Ln. in San Antonio operating from 10 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday. Rob, the owner, started his pottery adventure in 1975. It was about 40 years ago that he immersed himself with pottery and yet he still has the same passion for the craft. He wants people to feel how it’s like to have the texture of clay molded in your own hand with the aid of the wheel.

Products/Services:

Kitchenware, Dinnerware, Religious Ware

LOCATION:

Address: 10326 Huntress Ln, San Antonio, TX 78255
Phone: (210) 379-2619
Website: www.testedbyfire.com

REVIEWS:

“Just got some of Rob’s pottery for Christmas, and I absolutely love it. The large mugs are so beautiful and there is a thumb divot, which I love. The soup bowls are large and so extremely beautiful. I love each piece so much!” –Ashley Stephens

Clay Casa

Clay Casa mesmerizes visitors with its over 250 pottery pieces present at the shop. Upon arriving at the pottery shop, friendly staff would guide you to the collection with some background details on the artistic techniques used to create the pots. With their pottery class, you’ll be acquainted with the basics of pottery painting first before proceeding with the workshop. Any design you wish to create is welcome at the class, then it would be glazed and fired in the kiln.

Products/Services:

Pottery To Go, Summer Camps

LOCATION:

Address: 502 Embassy Oaks #107, San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: (210) 402-6656
Website: www.claycasa.com

REVIEWS:

“I love bringing my 8 yr old daughter here to paint together, but I also love coming when the kids are in school and painting in peace & quiet. It honestly is very relaxing. It took a while to paint this doxie flower pot, but I loved every minute of it.” –June Duke

Just Pots
Just Pots
Just Pots. Source: Screenshot from www.justpots.com
Just Pots’ founding was influenced by the family owner’s love for exquisite pottery pieces. They used to collect pots of various colors and styles but then came a day that triggered the establishment of Just Pots. Unhappy with the inability to find the perfect pottery piece they want that time, this inspired them to open their own pottery shop. It is a store that carries a wide assortment of pottery items that suit the indoor areas and outdoor spaces perfectly. They made sure to stock up various sizes, colors, and shapes of frost-proof Vietnamese glazed and terra cotta pottery.

Products/Services:

Italian Pottery, Pottery Swap, Just Pots (Vietnamese glazed & terra cotta)

LOCATION:

Address: 17115 Redland Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247
Phone: (210) 705-4435
Website: www.justpots.com

REVIEWS:

“Such an amazing place to find great pots. The staff is incredibly friendly, the prices are very reasonable for the quality, and there is such a great selection of pots available. Also, a very nice atmosphere to walk around, I’ve found my favorite place to find pottery!” –Brock Jones

Sunin Clay Studio
Sunin Clay Studio
Sunin Clay Studio. Source: Screenshot from www.suninclaystudio.com
Sunin Clay Studio has 8 wheels, an extruder, a slab roller, molds, and tools available at their shop. These facilities help deliver a memorable pottery experience to the community of artists that visit the store. In addition, they also have two electric kilns that have a firing range from cone 05 to cone 5. Their Open Studio program caters to individuals with clay expertise where they can experiment with different clay designs. A private lesson lasting for two hours might be the best choice for beginners.

Products/Services:

Potter’s Wheel, Hand Building, Open Studio, Private Lessons, Shop

LOCATION:

Address: 13473 Wetmore Rd, San Antonio, TX 78247
Phone: (210) 494-9100
Website: www.suninclaystudio.com

REVIEWS:

“A great working studio where experienced potters can do their work in a community setting.” –Steven Wheeler

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