Craven Family Pottery in Gillsville, which focuses on making collectible wares as well as large volume gardenwares. Today, Mike still produces the vast majority of the collectible pieces for the pottery.
I've been working with clay since 1975. All pottery is 100% made by hand using unique designs and methods to create the highest quality of folk pottery. I'm working to keep the tradition of folk pottery alive in the hearts and homes of people for generations to come.
As we have explained above, each mug is painstakingly handcrafted and custom glazed and then fired multiple times in a kiln. The entire process involves many hours of hands-on craftsmanship, which in turn limits the total number of mugs we are able to create and offer at any given time.
As a Hewell Family Tradition, we have hosted many events at our farm and pottery, including the Turning and Burning (TM) Festival, and wild game dinners. We now offer tours of both our pottery and farm for groups of thirty or more. You group can experience a mule drawn carriage ride through our farm and visit various farm animals, including our wonderful herd of registered Tarentaise Cattle.
THIS 7 GENERATION FAMILY OF POTTERS FEATURES FACE, SNAKE, & SPIDER JUGS. ROOSTERS AND ASSORTED GLAZEWARE DATING BACK TO 1793.
Located in the community of Peckerwoood near the town of Gillsville, Peckerwood Pottery is owned and operated by potter Mary Griffin. Griffin became interested in pottery after her husband built her an art studio in their back yard. She took classes at The Dirt Bag Pottery in Clarkesville and at the John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina. Griffin also wood carvings, painting and murals. Stop by and visit!
We are a true wholesale only company. With this in mind, we sell only business to business. We do encourage walk in business at both locations. The business must have a valid Sales and Use Tax Resale Number issued by the state in which your business operates.
Hand Made, Folk art pottery, & Concrete
Roger Corn is a traditional folk potter from North Georgia. His works reflect years of in-depth studies of the works of local and regional folk artists.