Perfect Valetine's Day gift on Busbee RoadPosted on 01/14/11
Seagrove, NC - Valentine's Day is about celebrating those you love. What better gift than something handmade by an artist. The Seagrove Potters of Historic Busbee Road are planning a weekend shopping experience designed to fit your Valentine's Day shopping needs, on Friday and Saturday, the 11th and 12th of February. Ten shops, including three museums, a jeweler, a blacksmith and a wide variety of other crafts, all in less than a three mile scenic drive, where pottery has been made continuously for over 100 years. There is something for everyone on your list in the shops starting on Busbee Road at Pottery Highway 705 and ending at Jugtown Road.
Ben Owen Pottery will feature pieces in the Chinese Red for a special Valentine's weekend beginning February 11th. www.benowenpottery.com, 910-464-2261
Chris Luther Pottery will feature large vases, bottles, teapots, and smaller functional wares in a variety of multi-layered colors. Chris will also be demonstrating on February 12th at the studio for visitors. www.chrislutherpottery.com, 336-301-3254.
Westmoore Pottery's shop will be decorated for Valentine's Day. On both days the Farrell's will feature pottery with hearts and will serve Valentine's Day refreshments. www.westmoorepottery.com, 910-464-3700.
Hickory Hill Pottery will serve light refreshments and feature their Mauve and Mauve and White glazes, and their handmade, large and small cake pans. 910-464-3166
Mill Creek Forge, a blacksmith shop owned by Jerry Darnell, will have several items including hooks and hangers made up around the heart theme. www.millcreekforge.com, 910-464-3888.
O'Quinn Pottery will have light refreshments made by Sandra O'Quinn, and will feature heart shaped bowls along with a fresh kiln load of pottery. 910-464-5125
Cady Clay Works will be featuring heart-themed clay wall pieces. www.cadyclayworks.com, 910-464-5661.
"Original" Owens Pottery will have their signature Owens red glaze, and a fresh supply of dinnerware. www.originalowenspottery.com, 910-464-3553.
Moore Pots Pottery will feature animals, including elephants, chickens, goats, and lions. You will find vases, jars, and faces jugs among the pieces from the latest firing. 910-464-1453.
Jugtown Pottery will have a new firing with Copper Red, Peach Bloom, and Lavender glazed pieces. The Owens will feature vases, tumblers, yunomis and teapots. There will be complimentary dark chocolate on both Friday and Saturday. www.jugtownware.com, 910-464-3266.
JLK Jewelry at Jugtown will feature new romantic jewelry with red stones and other new creations in a variety of colors. www.jlkjewelry.com, 910-464-2653.