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Address: Busbee Road, Seagrove, NC
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Pottery shop owned by Melvin Owens, who comes from a family of potters...

Pottery shop owned by Melvin Owens, who comes from a family of potters dating back to the 1800s.

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One of The Originals

The father, M.L.Owens, was an original and his children share his talent for molding clay. Red glaze is a signature for this pottery and it is hand thrown. Highly recommend and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 November 2016
Karen A
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Asheboro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The father, M.L.Owens, was an original and his children share his talent for molding clay. Red glaze is a signature for this pottery and it is hand thrown. Highly recommend and M.L.'s son, Vernon, has Jugtown Pottery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

My daughter and I stopped in here the other day as a side trip to the Asheboro Zoo. We've been here before, but I didn't write about it. I like the area potteries, and the NC Pottery Center, but for me this is a must-stop because the Owens family is one of the older pottery making families in this area,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

Wonderful shop, the red glaze pottery is great ! This shop will always be on are stop. Mr Owens was very helpful telling us about the history of his family of potters

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

We loved this stop! The owner was friendly and talkative about the history of the pottery and the types of work. There was a great variety of affordable pieces for the home. His collection of antique bicycles added charm to the place. He even allowed us to walk back through the work area. There was no one working on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

Our church group stopped by 7 pottery places today, and this was the best one we went to. First of all, we were greeted as soon as we stepped out of our bus. The ladies in our group spent the most money at this place. They had a 50 cent coke machine and places to sit on the front porch... More 

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