Wondering what to get your loved ones this year? Here are twelve reasons why handmade pottery would be a great choice!
#12 Handmade pottery makes for a unique, one-of-a-kind gift. Chances are, the recipient will not have the exact same mug in their cupboard.
#11 Handmade pottery is good for the economy. Buying it provides jobs for potters.
#10 Handmade pottery is good for you. Yes, it’s true, using a handmade pot to eat or drink out of is good for the soul. It also has the advantage of not being plastic.
#9 Handmade pottery doesn’t have to match. It’s fun to pick which plates to use for dinner and who will get which cup. Guests enjoy picking out their own too.
#8 Handmade pottery is affordable art. Buying one or two pieces at a time for someone or yourself is a great way to start a collection and is easy on your wallet.
#7 Handmade pottery is good for the environment. Many handmade mugs or tumblers fit in cup holders, potentially reducing the number paper cups going into landfills.
#6 Handmade pottery adds beauty to everyday life.
#5 Handmade pottery is available everywhere. There is a good chance someone near you is a potter. Buying something from them will save you a trip to the mall and supports your local economy.
#4 Handmade pottery is a meaningful gift.
#3 Handmade pottery is a valuable gift. Over time and through use, a piece of pottery intertwines with the users life. It becomes priceless. It could end up being a family heirloom.
#2 Handmade pottery is just that, handmade, made with human hands.
#1 Handmade pottery is not facebook or twitter, blogging or texting, yet is has the power to connect us all to each other.
I hope you keep the connection alive by giving the gift of handmade pottery.