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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 40 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.
For the latest please visit the link below to the New Rutkowsky Pottery website.

2018 Events:
Toe River Studio Tour, June 1,2,3, 2018, Pond Branch Pottery, Burnsville, NC
The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, Asheville Civic Center, July 20,21,22, 2018
North Carolina Ceramic Arts Festival, Pack Square Park, Asheville, NC, September 22, 2018
Spruce Pine Potters Market Invitational, Cross Street Building, Spruce Pine, NC. October 13,14, 2018
WNC Pottery Festival, November 3, 2018, Dillsboro, NC
Toe River Studio Tour, November 30, December 1,2, 2018,  Pond Branch Pottery, Burnsville, NC

The New Rutkowsky Pottery
Pond Branch Pottery
History of Pond Branch Pottery

Gallery 2012
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