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             Pond Branch Pottery

                  handmade stoneware by

        Michael Rutkowsky

Since 1979 Reduction fired  stoneware designed and handmade solely by Michael Rutkowsky at Pond Branch Pottery. Mixing clay and glazes by his own formula and combining the materials with his personal techniques to create functional stoneware with contemporary appeal. Michael has been hand making pottery for more than 30 years. Each piece is signed and dated by Michael; is non-toxic, safe for oven, dishwasher and microwave use. Its uses are only limited by your imagination.  Located on Cane Branch Road 1 1/2 miles off 19E between Burnsville and Spruce Pine the studio and gallery are open daily. Call 828-675-9745 or e-mail to: pbpotter@pondbranchpottery.com to arrange a visit.

2014 Events:
Toe River Studio Tour, June 6,7,8, 2014 Pond Branch Pottery, Burnsville, NC
The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, Asheville Civic Center, July 17-20,2014
Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, September 6, 2014
Spruce Pine Potters Market Invitational, Cross Street Building, Spruce Pine, NC. October 11, 12, 2014
Western North Carolina Pottery Festival, Dillsboro, NC, November 1, 2014
Toe River Studio Tour, December 5,6,7, 2014 Pond Branch Pottery, Burnsville, NC

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