Ceramic Teapot Ready to Ship Handmade Wheel Thrown Stoneware Fish Goldfish Veil Tail TPT0008

$250.00

Ceramic Teapot Ready to Ship Handmade Wheel Thrown Stoneware Fish Goldfish Veil Tail TPT0008

One of my favorite things to create out of clay are teapots. More specifically fish teapots. My teapots have evolved over the years and this teapot the Veil Tail Goldfish, is a well-traveled teapot. She was part of an invitational teapot show in Virginia. She's back home to me now and I'm sharing her with you.

Made from soft stoneware clay, I throw two components on the potters wheel, a hollow ring and a base. I wait for the two pieces to stiffen up a bit and then I join them together. I start cutting out and adding slabs and coils and eventually she becomes a fish. The clay that I use is non-toxic, but because I make her lips so luscious, she's a bit of a drooler. Also not good for the microwave because of the metal eyelashes and embellishments that I add. She is relegated to be a decorative piece, collectible. I use non-toxic glazes as well, which makes her safe to be around and handle. She's been fired in a pottery kiln twice, but the fun doesn't stop there, I add whimsical wires and I created color coordinated polymer clay beads to help complete her look.

Veil Tail measures 9.25" in height (not including wire and beads) 10" in length and 7" in depth.

Shipping is at no charge in the United States. And she's ready to ship!

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International shipping? Yes, most listings are available for international shipping. Larger items are excluded due to the high cost.

Refunds

My goal is to make my customers happy. If you are not 100% thrilled with your purchase - do not hesitate to contact me. Not a problem returning the item. Just send me an Etsy Conversation first. Time-frame for returns is 14 days from the date that you received the item. You will be refunded the cost of the piece including shipping charges. Your refund will be in the same form of payment used to place your order. Please be sure to insure the shipment. Unfortunately I cannot refund if the item arrives broken and is not insured. If you'd prefer to exchange for another piece, not a problem, just let me know.

Gifts- if you received item(s) as a gift, I understand that the 14 day rule for returns may be difficult, for that reason I will accept gift returns within a reasonable number of days. Please send me an Etsy Conversation. If a gift is returned you have two options: 1) You may receive a Gift Certificate or 2) You can elect to have the buyer be credited for the purchase price of the item


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