Vietnamese Pots - This page updated Oct 18, 2021.
Vietnamese pots are particularly hand made. They are fired for up to 3 weeks at high temperatures in wood fueled kilns. Sometimes bits of ash fly about in the kiln and sometimes pots explode because of air bubbles still trapped in the clay. In this way, bits of clay, ash or glaze can end up on other pots. You don’t get the kind of flawless glazing that one gets from the natural gas fired kilns but the trade-off is that you get a stronger pot. Vietnamese pots are well known for their strength, thickness and wonderful blue glazes. SPECIAL NOTE: Both 2020 & 2021 were VERY busy years for glazed ceramic pots. The producers in Malaysia, Vietnam and elsewhere are PROFOUNDLY busy making more pots to resupply the world. In that light, we have very low quantities of some styles noted below, either that or a colour or size could be depleted. We have received just in late September 2021 part of an order placed in November of 2020 and hope/expect to receive the other parts over the next few months well before the start of the 2022 planting season. These new additions will be added to the website over the course of the next few months. We sell a lot of pots and what is here today may be gone tomorrow. If you're driving a long way for something specific, call first to avoid any potential disappointment.