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Open hours today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Tuesday

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

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  • November 30, 2021 7:26 pm local time

Description

Jugtown Pottery is a working pottery and an American Craft Shop located in a grove of trees and bamboo eight miles south of Seagrove, in Moore County, NC. It is just off Busbee Road, a road named for Jacques and Juliana Busbee, the founders of Jugtown. Both artists with a love of craft and form, together they created Jugtown Pottery, melding forms from ancient traditions with those developed in North Carolina. In 1917 they created The Village Store and Tea Room in New York City, and in 1922 they began stamping each piece with the circular Jugtown Ware stamp.

The forms derive from simplicity and practice, a continuous line, then a complimentary glaze and occasional decoration. Drawing from the North Carolina tradition, you will find jugs, pitchers and candlesticks in wood fired Salt Glaze and Frogskin, and tablewares in green, blue, brown and gray. Vases, bowls and jars in glazes made with wood ash, local clays, copper reds, greens and iron earth tones, have origins in world clay traditions.

Jugtown thrives on the aesthetic foundation laid out by the Busbee's. Vernon Owens, recipient of the NC Folk Heritage Award and the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, wife Pam, son Travis and daughter Bayle are the main potters; while Bobby Owens mixes clay and glazes the pieces.

Special Health Precautions

We are operating with normal business hours and no appointment is necessary to visit the Sales Cabin. If you would like to come shop, please remember that we must limit the number of people in the Sales Cabin at any given time. Our outside garden sitting areas and Museum are open, and you are welcome to wait there until space is available in the Sales Cabin, should we be at capacity when you arrive. Masks are required to enter the Sales Cabin and Museum, per the mandate from our State’s Governor

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  • 910-464-3266
Location : 330 Jugtown Road, Seagrove, North Carolina 27341, United States

330 Jugtown Road, Seagrove, North Carolina 27341, United States

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