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Address: 486 New Mexico 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
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Located in the heart of Arroyo Seco, NM, Rottenstone Pottery features...

Located in the heart of Arroyo Seco, NM, Rottenstone Pottery features premier local ceramic artists, sculptors, painters and photographers.

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Rottenstone Pottery - I Found the Perfect Mug

Rottenstone Pottery - I bought the Perfect Mug! We had been hiking above the Taos Ski Basin. The atmosphere at Rottonstone is layed back. Arroyo Seco is cool. The mug is perfect... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Rottenstone Pottery - I bought the Perfect Mug! We had been hiking above the Taos Ski Basin. The atmosphere at Rottonstone is layed back. Arroyo Seco is cool. The mug is perfect! Hard to find a perfect mug!!!

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for pottery for my shop. It was to expensive since they didn't really do wholesale or have any means of distribution to my shop. Shipping would would make the price point to high for my customers. The pieces they have are very beautifully done.

Thank Judith M
Crete, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Scott's art is wood fired. Do yourself a favor and read about the process. Each individual piece is so very special. The studio has a wonderful energy. Scott and the other artists hanging out in the studio were very kind. I cannot wait to return to Taos just to see Scott and friends!

Thank healthyhounds2550
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

My sister took me to Scott Rutherford's Rottenstone Pottery for the first time in 2012. What a find. Scott is a talented potter who is hospitable and friendly. My sister has Scott's dinner plates, serving pieces, and wine cups (we call them thumb cups after the thumb indentations). I now have 20 cups, and 6 of my friends have multiples... More 

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Genuine, very talented artists show here. Variety of pieces, reasonable priced. The potters answer all your questions. Zero pressure to buy. It's like a free tutorial. Walk across the street for great coffee and ice cream. The town is tiny and the views are spectacular. So don't miss it.

Thank Milwaueeman
Wichita Falls, Texas
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

Such exceptional pottery, with colors and textures that begged for touching! I thoroughly enjoyed visiting and finding out about the artists and the processes. A true gem in Arroyo Seco!!

Thank D C
Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

The proprietor took the time to show our children how he created some of this work. The finished products are lovely!

Thank Susanlsc
Alexandria, Louisiana
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

We had a great visit at the Rottenstone Pottery and enjoyed talking with the owner, Scott. His pottery is quite nice, the shop is very interesting (inside and out), and we enjoyed the crosses and other pieces by Pablo Flores who recycles with great talent. We now enjoy one of his retablo crosses in our home.

Thank Dave C
Moneta, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

We Arrroyo Seco to visit a Rottenstone Pottery. We were not disappointed. Inventory was a bit low but we found coffee mugs and wine cups to buy. At the time there were 7 artist wares for sale with one artist manning the shop. Best time to visit would be late April or late Sept right after the latest firings. Right... More 

Thank jft310
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

I stayed in Taos for about 2 weeks and visited Arroyo Secco and found Rottenstone Pottery. I loved his pottery and that his studio is on-site. Best of all I came home with some awesome glass ware and have made them my permanent wine glasses. Every time I drink out of them I remember this place, the town and New... More 

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