NEWS! – Winter is Upon Us

Thank you to everyone who visited Pincu Pottery in 2013 – whether to browse, shop or play with clay. I really appreciate the support from locals and visitors!!! Thanks, too, to those that found me at the Southern Highlands Craft Fair or the WNC Pottery Festival!

The winter holidays are right around the corner and I wanted to let you know about some GREAT OPPORTUNITIES for you and your loved ones to make this season even more special!

GIFT CERTIFICATES are available!!

Any amount may be used towards a pot purchase OR a clay class. This is a GREAT gift for anyone aged 8 and up!


ready to be picked up Dec. 21st

  •  Friday, December 6 from 7-9 pm: CLAY PLAQUES (house # or name) $30 per

Adults only. Make a tile to hang on the wall – house number or name, initials, etc. Fine for covered outdoor walls.

  •  Saturday, December 7 from 10-noon: CLAY ANGELS! $30 per person

Bring the entire family to make a family of angels!

  •  Friday, December 13 from 7-9 pm: MAKE A MUG! $25 per

Make a personalized mug or cup to give to that special someone for the holidays!


Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Sunday!!!

I will participate in the Stecoah Valley Artisans Drive About November 29th and 30th. Stop by to enter a raffle to win a small pot.

I hope to open my shop on Sunday, December 1 for those of you that cannot make it to my shop for your Christmas shopping. Stop by my online store Sunday after noon. Gift certificates will also be available online for those vacationing in the area in 2014!

 Up and Coming:

 Throwing Kids Pottery Wheel Class

Fridays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm

January 3, 10, 17, 24

$90 includes everything!

Minimum 4 students, maximum 5

Reserve your spot NOW! 828-488-0480 or


5 potters, including yours truly, will open a beautiful clay gallery in the River Arts District in Asheville for 2014. We are excited to be a part of this growing arts community! Make plans to visit the new gallery next year!

Did you know Pincu Pottery is on Facebook? See all the wonderful creations being made by students! Comment and post your own photos of your pots in use.

Pincu Pottery is also reviewed on Trip Advisor. Add your own review or read others’ reviews.

Thanks for reading and I hope to see you sometime soon!


Elise Delfield

Potter and clay instructor


Fall 2012 Clay Classes


Bring your friends for a night out to make your own, handmade:

Wine Goblet / Martini Glass

In two hours you will be coached on making a pair of stemmed cups to enjoy your favorite beverage!

Friday, November 16  from 7-9 pm.  Wine and snacks will be provided.


plaque for home with house numbers

House Plaque

Make a small plaque for your home – put your house number, initials, name or anything else on it!

Saturday, November 17 from 2-4 pm.


Pieces will be ready for pick up 2 weeks after class.

Laura's Clay Angel


Bring the family so you each can make an angel in clay.  Adults and children are welcome.  Bring the whole family, invite your friends!

December 1, 2012 from 10-noon.

$30 per person

Angels will be ready to go home 2 weeks after class.


Children will learn how to make clay cups or mugs, jewelry,  keepsake boxes and more!  We will create enough gifts to please family, friends and teachers!

3 Fridays after school: Nov. 30, December 7, & 14 from 3:30-5:30

$65 per child (3, 2-hour sessions)

Includes everything needed to make handmade gifts in clay!

Pieces will be ready to pick up December 19th.

Students must pre-register

by calling 488-0480

Each class must have 4 students and no more than 10.

Kids classes and NEWS!!!

I have just posted some local kids classes on my webpage – on the tab for classes.
For the 8 and up crowd, come and make Halloween decoration and/or make your Christmas gifts!!!
Check the Classes page for details.

NEWS!!! Pincu Pottery has been accepted into the Southern Highland Craft Guild!!!! Yippee!!! I am sooooo honored!