Sites listed here are for independent artisans and potters offering online sales of ceramic works created primarily with Stoneware clay.If the site offers primarily Functional or Decorative items created in Earthenware clay, please suggest it to the appropriate subcategory Functional Stoneware or Decorative Stoneware.
Stoneware is a category of clay and a type of ceramic distinguished primarily by its firing and maturation temperature (from about 1200°C to 1315 °C). It is usually coloured grey or brownish because of impurities in the clay used for its manufacture, and is normally glazed". Pottery (i.e. made from clay) which has been fired at a higher temperature than earthenware. The temperature is high enough to partially vitrify the materials and make the ware impervious to liquids even when unglazed.