Pottery in Barbados has always been embedded deep in its history, dating back to the days of slavery and the 17th and 18th century. Now it is a keen attraction of visitors to the island to tour and explore, as well as locals especially children. Most pottery locations have ready done pieces available for purchase, while others you can order what you desire.
List of Potteries in Barbados
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but below you will find some of the more popular pottery locations across the island.
Earthworks Pottery Barbados
Location: Edghill Heights 2, St. Thomas
Tel: (246) 425-0223
Established in 1983, the pottery created by this renowned location is ideal for homes and restaurants, with a variety of plates, platters, bowls, coasters and vases. In addition to taking personal orders and deliveries, they also allow for the space to be toured during their opening hours.
Red Clay Pottery and Gallery
Location: Fairfield House, Fairfield, St. Michael
Tel: (246) 424-3800
With the talented Maggie Bell as the main creative force of the pottery, Fairfield Pottery and Gallery has been producing wonderful creative pieces of pottery for generations. It is the largest pottery in Barbados and their designs are made from mostly local materials and are hand crafted and individually painted.
Earth & Fire Workshop
Location: Connel Town, St. Lucy
Tel: (246) 439-9318
While all Potteries have their own unique products, Earth and Fire Workshop is set apart from others as they produce unique, hand painted figurines, making their creations come alive. Their name is inspired by those three key aspects of ceramic creation: water earth and fire.
The Pot Warehouse
Location: Belle Estate, The Belle, St. Michael
Tel: (246) 429-4613
The Pot Warehouse offers many different creations of varying shapes and sizes that cater to both residential and commercial needs. The pots are available in vibrant colors and are ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. It is worth noting that their pots are made from the finest collection of clays from around the world.
To see how pottery is made, and for a brief profile of Earthworks Pottery Barbados, watch the below video
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