If you are looking for pottery, pottery cups, pottery bowls, pottery mugs, or any other unique, hand-crafted pottery gifts, take a look at the pottery crafts we have in our store in Torrington

Located at 39 Water St. Torrington, CT

Attention Potters! Space Available For Rent. Call Today to Reserve a Station.(917) 952-9660

Rent space for a nominal monthly fee, and get access to our amazing amenities!

If you are looking for pottery, pottery cups, pottery bowls, pottery mugs, or any other unique, hand-crafted pottery gifts, take a look at the pottery crafts we have in our store in Torrington

If you are looking for ceramic pottery, ceramic cups, ceramic bowls, ceramic mugs, or any other unique, hand-crafted ceramic gifts, take a look at the ceramic crafts we have in our store in Torrington
Ceramics are not only made by clay but also other materials like glazes, while pottery is made up of only clay. Pottery is a form of ceramics. Ceramics is a broader aspect of molding certain materials into something artistic or something of use.
There are three main types of pottery/ceramic. These are earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.
To create a piece of pottery, the potter must form a ceramic/clay body into a specific object, whether by hand built or wheel thrown techniques, and then heat it at a high temperature in a kiln to remove water from the clay. There are two main methods of making pottery: hand built and wheel thrown. The Old English word thrawan from which to throw comes, means to twist or turn.
When people talk about throwing pottery, they generally mean the process from the time the clay touches the wheel to the time the wheel is stopped. In this more general (and most commonly used) sense, throwing is the entire activity of shaping the clay on the potter's wheel.
There are three main techniques involved in making hand built pottery:
  • Pinch pot – a simple form of hand-made pottery that's been around since ancient times
  • Coiling – using clay, the potter rolls it until it forms a long roll.

Our Space

At Water Street Potters, (Located at 39 Water St. Torrington, CT) we rent space for experienced potters, that can be used for a nominal fee per month. Please call (917) 952 - 9660. We also have great pieces of pottery for sale!
Contact us for more information, or feel free to come in and browse our unique pottery pieces, there are great gifts for every occasion.
Clean Well-Lit Space

Clean Well-Lit Space

Rent a station for a nominal fee per month and get access to all our amenities, glazes and regular firings (additional fees may apply).

What We Offer

What We Offer

In our terrific, newly renovated space, we offer potters of every skill set an environment in which they can actualize their vision.

Sell Your Finished Work

Sell Your Finished Work

There is a joy in having others appreciate your work, and there are few things more satisfying than selling your work.

Contact Us


    Phone
    917 952-9660
    Address
    39 Water Street, Torrington CT 06790