vase hand carved with sun and leaves
In the Sun
In the Sun

In the Sun ©

The sun radiates so much energy, nurturing life. It’s really quite magnificent!
This piece has three ‘feet’ with leaves sprouting their way up towards the top of the vessel.
The leaves have an antique affect in the finish – with the sun glowing behind them.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

Because each vessel is an original and is impossible to duplicated, we package very carefully for shipment.
Each piece is either wrapped with expandable foam or is carefully placed among air bags and peanuts – whichever is most appropriate for the size and structure.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

$320.00 Add to cart
Tall vase with sculptural character. Reflective of Prayer cloths or Prayer rags.
Intention
Intention

Intention ©
Have you traversed around Devil’s Tower in Wyoming? If so, you have seen the trail of prayers left with special intentions. This vase offers our own opportunity to send out intentions or messages as well.

I wanted to create ‘something’ that reminded me of those holy trails of trees with prayer cloths or prayer rags, as they are sometimes called, suspended from its branches.
The encircling and protruding bands have a textural look similar to small branches and twigs, offering a place to attach wishes, dreams, prayers, etc.
I hope you are inclined to use this vessel as it was inspired.
This sculptural element makes it engaging both with nature placed inside, or when it is holding only cloths.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

Because each vessel is an original and is impossible to duplicated, we take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.

Each piece is either wrapped with expandable foam or is carefully placed among air bags and peanuts – whichever is most appropriate for the size and structure.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

$249.00 Add to cart
Leaves Lidded Vessel
Leaves
Leaves

This piece is sold.

Leaves ©

Offering rustic texture and rich elegance through the surface of the stoneware and the delicate forged metal interpretations of three leaves.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.
• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage. Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

 

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Hand crafted Art Nouveau style Bronze Cast Keepsake
Life’s Path
Life’s Path

Life’s Path © The Legacy Collection 2013 ©

Our life paths are intertwining. We find connections where we do not expect them.

Included in this vessel is a small cotton pouch, with a small resealable plastic liner inside to place precious items in if they are needing containment.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each bronze is initially created as a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown or hand carved clay creation. Once shaped, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
After it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is made into a mold that will be used in the lost wax method of bronze casting.
To learn more about the lost wax bronze casting method, here is the link.

This piece is an original because of the hand casting process, however it is able to be cast into multiple ‘copies’.
We take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.
The bronze is wrapped with organic cotton before being placed into a presentation box.
It is then packaged in a shipping box for delivery.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

$289.00 Add to cart
Love felt in Bronze Keepsake
Love Lives
Love Lives

Love Lives © The Legacy Collection II 2013 ©

Love. It is where we choose to find it.

Included in this vessel is a small cotton pouch, with a small resealable plastic liner inside to place precious items in if they are needing containment.

Custom Order – Allow 3-4 weeks for shipping and delivery.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each bronze is initially created as a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown or hand carved clay creation. Once shaped, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
After it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is made into a mold that will be used in the lost wax method of bronze casting.
To learn more about the lost wax bronze casting method, here is the link.

This piece is an original because of the hand casting process, however it is able to be cast into multiple ‘copies’.
We take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.
The bronze is wrapped with organic cotton before being placed into a presentation box.
It is then packaged in a shipping box for delivery.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

$289.00 Add to cart
Lidded Jar with Flower
Magnolia Branch
Magnolia Branch

Magnolia Branch ©

The bloom of the Magnolia fills the air with the fragrance one can not forget..
This piece was created right after the Magnolia Bud. I couldn’t help myself. Loving the structure of the flower and the memories of such a grand and beautiful tree.

 

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.
• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage. Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

 

$1,272.00 Add to cart
Leaf wrapped vessel Magnolia bud
Magnolia Bud
Magnolia Bud

Magnolia Bud ©

From the northern states all the way to the southern states, this graceful tree brings the first signs of spring.
This piece was such a delight to create. Wrapped in all of the leaves of the Magnolia Tree. I love the fragrance and the structure of the Magnolia. It brings such beauty in such a large scale.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

 

$1,725.00 Add to cart
Bronze Vessel Grounded Tree
Of the Earth
Of the Earth

Of the Earth © The Legacy Collection II 2013 ©

The Tree. A symbol of family. Its roots deep in our history.

Included in this vessel is a small cotton pouch, with a small resealable plastic liner inside to place precious items in if they are needing containment.

Custom Order – Allow 3-4 weeks for shipping and delivery

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each bronze is initially created as a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown or hand carved clay creation. Once shaped, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
After it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is made into a mold that will be used in the lost wax method of bronze casting.
To learn more about the lost wax bronze casting method, here is the link.

This piece is an original because of the hand casting process, however it is able to be cast into multiple ‘copies’.
We take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.
The bronze is wrapped with organic cotton before being placed into a presentation box.
It is then packaged in a shipping box for delivery.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

$289.00 Add to cart
Flower Vase handcrafted
Petaluna
Petaluna

Petaluna ©
Hummingbirds flit from flower to flower. As nature feeds their needs among the leaves, so do we embrace what nature has to share.

This was a vessel that had a mind of its own during its creation. It challenged me in ways I was not expecting and the process delivered a very sculptural ‘vessel’ to stand alone or to have lovely flora and fauna in. To be enjoyed at all times.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

Because each vessel is an original and is impossible to duplicated, we take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.

Each piece is either wrapped with expandable foam or is carefully placed among air bags and peanuts – whichever is most appropriate for the size and structure.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

$305.00 Add to cart
Petit 3 Feathers
Petit 3 Feathers
Petit 3 Feathers

Petit 3 Feathers ©

The power of the simplest of feathers. They are the whispered messages from those who have passed on before us.
This intimate keepsake is wheel thrown and then hand carved with feathers surrounding a base. Three peaked feathers create the finial of the lid. 

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

$338.00 Add to cart
A small hand carved vessel with three lily pads and a lily flower on the lid. On the sides, the 'roots' of the lily pads swirl down the sides to form the base or feet of the vessel.
Petite Lilies
Petite Lilies

Petite Lilies ©
Reflecting the beauty found on ponds and lakes surrounding the countryside.
Breathtaking in its simplicity.

Quite a few times a year, I travel up to the north country where lakes abound. At least once during each visit I meander through the lily pads and lotus flowers, quietly canoeing through the ripples, embracing what nature shares with us every day!
This dainty one of a kind keepsake has three lily pads and a lotus flower on the lid while the roots of the lily pads swirl around to make the base.

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

Because each vessel is an original and is impossible to duplicated, we take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.

Each piece is either wrapped with expandable foam or is carefully placed among air bags and peanuts – whichever is most appropriate for the size and structure.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

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Sculptural tree rimmed platter
Pinon Pine
Pinon Pine

Pinon Pine ©
The hills of Sedona are filled with the Pinon Pines. They have exuded energy through centuries of existence.
Imagine serving fruits or cheese and crackers on this fabulous plate. Or just keep it out to admire and enjoy!

• Free shipping – includes handling, packaging, insurance, and ground shipment fees.

• About the process:

Each piece is a one-of-a-kind wheel-thrown clay creation. After being shaped on the potter’s wheel, the piece is allowed to semi-dry to what is called the leather-hard stage.
Once it reaches this “half dry” state the piece is able to be shaped, carved and textured. Once completely dry – or ‘bone dry’ it is placed in an electric kiln for a ‘bisque firing’ which takes many, many hours reaching a temp of approximately 1800 degrees. After the piece has completed this bisque process, it is cooled, stained with oxides or stains, burnished if necessary, and glazed. The final process of high firing at a temp of approximately 2200 degrees transforms the piece from a ‘bisque’ to a ‘stoneware’. It is now more durable, able to hold water, and is food safe if ‘glazed’ on the interior for food use.

Because each vessel is an original and is impossible to duplicated, we take great care in packaging each piece for shipment.

Each piece is either wrapped with expandable foam or is carefully placed among air bags and peanuts – whichever is most appropriate for the size and structure.
For your piece of mind, we insure every piece we ship.

 

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