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Deluxe Clay Kit – Ceramic

Our basic Ceramic Pinch Pot Kit + our Underglaze Kit in one convenient box!

Make your own pottery at home with everything you need to design, sculpt + decorate a hanging planter, footed pot, functional mug or versatile decor piece. Then enhance your ceramic clay piece with beautiful designs in saturated underglaze colors that stand out after kiln firing (we can help with that!).

Step-by-step instructions, carving tools, ceramic clay, vegan paintbrush with bamboo handle, 3 underglazes of your choice + plantable wildflower seed coaster included.

Notes:

  • Kits for both 1-2 people and 3-4 people include only 3 underglazes, which is enough to decorate more than the clay included in your kits. If you'd like additional colors, check out the individual underglazes available.
  • Pottery pictured has been fired in a professional kiln + glazed.
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Clay Craft Made Easy

Inside the Kit

The Big Finish

Sculpting Sustainably

Clay Craft Made Easy

Our kits aim for purpose over perfection, so there’s no “right” or “wrong” in this user-friendly clay play.

Design + sculpt an original work of art with simple, step-by-step instructions. Learn how to make a pinch pot, functional mug, versatile footed pot, hanging planter... or throw caution to the wind and shape something entirely original. New kits released quarterly.

 

 

Inside the Kit

Each expertly curated DIY kit comes complete with everything you need to design + sculpt an original art piece, including:

  • Premium locally-made Ceramic clay for 1-2 people or 3-4 people (develops with dark speckles after kiln firing)
  • Step-by-step instructions - learn how to make a ceramic mug, pinch pot, hanging planter, or footed pot
  • Pro tools handmade in the USA from imported wood
  • Small smoothing sponge
  • Vegan paintbrush with bamboo handle
  • 3 AP non-toxic, lead-free underglaze colors by Amaco Brent
  • Plantable wildflower seed coaster

 

Learn more about underglazes in our “Firing, Finishing + Decorating” FAQs.

The Big Finish

Ceramic clay requires professional kiln firing to become waterproof/food-safe. Not sure where to find a kiln? No problem! We’ve taken all the guesswork out of this step by providing an interactive map of studio locations near you. Don’t need your pottery to be waterproof/food-safe? No kiln near you? Simply let your decorative ceramic clay piece air dry. Handle with care: it will remain very delicate + will dissolve if you get it wet (even after drying).

P.S. The included underglazes can be used with or without clear glaze to add a shiny finish. The studio that helps fire your pieces will take care of that for you + provide the clear glaze.

Sculpting Sustainably

We’re helping to create a world in which we don’t need to sacrifice the environment in order to get crafty. We curate every kit with the planet in mind, from the locally-sourced clay and tools handmade in the USA to naturally-based paints and eco-conscious packaging. We also seek to partner with suppliers who share our values by operating on 100% solar power and offsetting their energy usage with renewable energy credits. When you’re finished sculpting, make sure to visit our sustainability page for details on recycling and disposing of all eco-friendly packaging elements.

How it Works

Pick Your Kit

Choose size (1-4 people) + shipping frequency (once or quarterly) + optional add-ons like Underglazes to color your piece

Delivery Day

Everything you need (clay, tools, instructions) is delivered to your doorstep

The Fun Begins

Enjoy the creative experience! Decorate with underglazes (optional) + let your pottery dry

Get Fired Up (optional)

Make pottery waterproof/food-safe by professionally kiln firing + glazing - share on Instagram @PotterywithaPurpose

What Makes Our Kits Different

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Best Gift Ever

Got the deluxe as a gift for a friend and they have not stopped raving about it! Everything is so cute and well thought out. The seller even checked in to confirm the best paint colors to send over and whether or not I wanted to add a little note to the order. 10/10 would recommend :)

Next, I need a box for myself!

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