Handmade pottery place settings by Salvaterra Pottery can be customized to your liking. We love creating special pieces for brides, grooms, collectors and first time buyers. We have standard size pieces but we can adjust them to your liking. Our standard place setting includes a dinner plate, lunch plate, salad […]

Place Settings, Handmade for Wedding Registries and You


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We are finally breaking ground this month.  We actually own the 3-3/4 acre property now.  It is rezoned commercial and located immediately off of Interstate 26, exit 18.  Our address is 30 Cole Road, Weaverville, NC.    Cole Road parallels the interstate and is a side road off of Clarks […]

Breaking Ground for New Studio–November 2016


Wow! 20 years ago.  How much has changed.  I was working at UNCA as an Assistant Director with a 4 year old.  My husband and I didn’t have excess income to start a business and loosing the income and security from working at the University wasn’t exactly appealing.  But a […]

Starting Salvaterra Pottery 20 Years Ago with Only a Dream.



Salvaterra Pottery just developed a new technique for creating custom and logo mugs. Our new mugs allow for a cleaner relief of the logo/graphic.  The design is raised and iron oxide is rubbed into the nooks and crannies of the design to help accent the logo. We are offering these […]

New Custom Logo Mugs Including Asheville Mugs


Setting up a pottery studio isn’t that difficult.  We have set up a studio in four different houses over a 20 year period.  Three were in the basement and one was on ground level.  The one thing I have learned is no matter how much space you have it is […]

How to set up a Pottery Studio-the Salvaterra Pottery Way