VISION + PURPOSE

Little Clay Studio modern simplistic, artistic pottery for the home. Mugs, plates, bowls, and accent pieces for a bohemian, boho-chic, chic, modern design. Black and white pottery and ceramics made on the wheel in Austin, Texas, featuring speckled pottery, black and white porcelain with painterly touches, and painted bowls and home accents. Anthropologie, Kinfolk, and Madewell like styles for retail and wholesale. Made by an independent artists. Support women artists. Support black artists.

CERAMIC WARE + CARE

Little Clay Studio's ceramic ware is food safe, created with lead-free glazes and vitrified for everyday use. In terms of food-safety, you want your ceramic ware to be vitrified so the clay does not absorb liquids. Each piece is specified as oven, microwave or dishwasher safe on the product pages.

Hand washing is recommended, and care instructions are included to help preserve your pottery for years to come.

"Vitrification transforms clay from a porous body to a surface bonded to its glass particles at a kiln fire appropriate to the clay's cone. Vitrified clay is water impermeable, making glazed and specified unglazed surfaces functional and water resistant."


JEWELRY + ACCENTS

Each jewelry piece is lightweight and tested for optimal size and thickness for wear. Home accents are created with a range of glazes and are meant for decorative purposes.

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Statement jewelry made in Austin Texas by Little Clay Studio. Black and White statement earrings made with vegan-friendly practices. Artistic modern, minimal jewelry, simplistic and unique in design. Handmade and ethically-made by a woman-owned business. Support women artists. Painterly porcelain jewelry. Ultra-lightweight and gorgeous accents for everyday and formal wear. Date night, parties, day and night accessories for your best look. Boho-chic, bohemian, modern, kinfolk, local Austin pottery and jewelry maker. Gold plated and gold filled posts for sensitive skin. Oversized and lightweight with earring back clutches for stability and to hold your style. Black and white marbled earrings with one-of-a-kind designs, perfect for your everyday look and gifts for mom. Handcrafted porcelain statement pieces, charms, beads, and pendants to complete your streetwear fashion, boho, and chic and modern style. Handcrafted beads in porcelain and various clays in a variety of colors and styles for unique artistic jewelry and design. Cotton corded ethnic necklaces in burgundy, pink, black and white, and peach. Tassels in pink and hot pink. Black porcelain jewelry. Perfect for dresses, jeans, and to dress up and dress down. Tubes, half moons, u shaped, round, square beads. Gorgeous porcelain pieces fired in our kiln.

COLLABORATIONS + MEDIA

Little Clay Studio has collaborated with the Blanton Museum of Art, E.A.S.T, Faire, Hyatt, Madewell Pop-Ups, independent shops, and Austin's new downtown library.  


Little Clay Studio is a collection of artistic ceramic accents made in Austin, Texas by Traci Ward.  Each piece is an expression of clay, color, and curvilinear design. 

Inspired by a serendipitous encounter at The Contemporary Art School of Austin, Little Clay Studio's purpose is to create meaningful pieces that convey a story, and share the art of the process with clay enthusiasts.


Hand-built worktables for a nonprofit studio.

Hand-built worktables for a nonprofit studio.


PRODUCTION + SHIPPING

Little Clay Studio operates on an art production level using vegan-friendly practices.  Designing in small batches affords originality and a touch element that reflects the artist’s hand.

  Production time varies by project and is detailed on each product page.  Worldwide shipping is available via USPS Priority Mail.  Every order is securely packaged, insured, and ships from the studio within 5 business days.

Art Residency Studio.

Art Residency Studio.


QUALITY + RETURNS

Each clay piece is strengthened by heat and compression with each kiln fire. It is then inspected for durability and integrity to its function and design.

  Sales are final, but if you find a problem with your order, contact littleclaystudio@gmail.com within 5 days of delivery so we can find a solution.


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