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It is my opinion that a teapot that has never been used to serve a cup of tea has been denied its soul. I strive to make all my pieces pour nicely with minimal to no dripping. The teapot is the most challenging form for a potter to make, and making a fully functional teapot is something that even accomplished potters can have difficulty with.


All teapots are handmade, they are thrown on the wheel using stoneware clays. They are glazed with food safe, non-toxic glazes and most are fired to cone ten in gas reduction, unless stated otherwise. They are then finished with handles and other attachments handmade from a variety of materials including: wood, reed, bamboo, leather, metal, and stone. I craft all of my own handles with the same care and attention to detail that I give the pot itself.

All Teapots Dragon

The full teapot collection...If you have a hard time making up your mind, don't go here....

Inspired by ancient bronze artifacts found throughout Asia, these teapots have a somewhat rustic earthy green patina to them.
Natural Oil Can
These teapots embody my philosophy that the clay is paramount in ceramic work.
Designed to look as though someone went out to their garage and pieced together a teapot made up of miscelleneous scraps.
Tree Chunk World Inspired
These teapots are hand-made, thrown on the wheel with a special process that creates the texture like the bark on a tree.
If you are a traveler, you will appreciate these exquisite teapots. They are directly influenced by well known artistic forms from a variety of regions and eras.  
Use and Care of Teapots: All my teapots are designed to be fully functional, unless stated otherwise.  Traditionally, water should be heated to the recommended temperature of the tea in a separate kettle.  Water should then be poured into and over the teapot to rinse and warm it.  Pour out the water, add the tea and add more water to the teapot,  let steep for the tea's recommended time and serve.  Often, more than one steeping of tea can be obtained from the leaves, particularly with green teas.  When finished, remove tea and rinse pot with warm water.  When rinsing, it is okay to get the handles wet, it is even preferable with the reed handles to get them wet to keep them from getting dry and brittle.  We do not recommend using soap to clean the pots because it can leave residue that adversely affects the flavor of the tea.  If it becomes necessary to scrub the teapot, use a bottle scrubber with soap and rinse thoroughly and repeatedly with very hot water.  Teapots are not safe for use in the microwave, oven, or stovetop.  Do not put teapot in dishwasher.