Archive for the ‘USA’ Category

HorseHair Pots

I first saw “horsehair pots” in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and now wish I would have bought one.  You also see them in New Mexico quite frequently.  I was surprised that they really are made with horse hairs, giving them a marble-like appearance.  At first, you might think these pots were made by Native Americans for [...]


Red Wing Stoneware (Minnesota)

If you see a “Red Wing” emblem on your stoneware, chances are it is from “Red Wing Pottery” of Red Wing Minnesota.  Red Wing Pottery production began in the mid 1860s. Craftsmen-potters from Germany settled in Red Wing, and using local natural resources, began producing pots. They produced ware for processing and storing food, such [...]