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Pinder Pottery & Gallery

236 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2223
+1 815-291-0618
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Highly Recommend Visiting!

Very unique utilitarian pottery available. Kids kept occupied with drawing board set up at front of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Austyn Y
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You;ll stop in to browse the pottery for good reason,. Don't forget to stop for a chat with Joe... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Josh P
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Joe lives in Galena and has been making pottery since 1985. He received a BA in Art in 1987 from North Central College.Reflected in his work is his fondness for nature, gardening and early American pottery. His primary concern is with form, strong lines, and sound proportions. Demonstrations daily.Each piece is fired to 2200ס making it practical for everyday use.
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“Highly Recommend Visiting!”
18 Oct 2017
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236 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2223
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very unique utilitarian pottery available. Kids kept occupied with drawing board set up at front of store!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

You;ll stop in to browse the pottery for good reason,. Don't forget to stop for a chat with Joe. Always and enjoyable time.

Thank Josh P
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jpinder40, Owner at Pinder Pottery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for stopping by Pinder Pottery. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited this shop many times and have purchased many pieces that Mr Pinder has created. The beautiful blue-green colors go well in many areas of my home. I especially enjoy the dragonfly pieces I have purchased. Mr Pinder is wonderful to visit with...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very great and Awesome Pottery Store in the Quaint Historic town of Galena. Joe Pinder the owner was very informative about pottery in regards to if the pottery is safe to eat and can be used for everyday to other things like a Noggin Cup...More

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jpinder40, Owner at Pinder Pottery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for stopping into Pinder Pottery. The history of American pottery is fun, but very short verses world history of pottery. I hope you enjoy your Pinder Pottery purchase.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a late dinner one evening during our weekend in Galena and wanted to walk if off downtown. Not much is open late but we did find the Pottery shop open. I always love looking at pottery so we were very excited to walk...More

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jpinder40, Owner at Pinder Pottery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for stopping into the pottery store. I do have store hours till 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, as well as, till 8:00 on Sunday, Monday and Thursday. I will be here later when working on finishing pottery to be placed into the...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Has several pottery artists within one shop. At times there are pottery wheel demonstrations. Purchased a garlic & oil plate. Love it!

1  Thank Cheryl B
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jpinder40, Owner at Pinder Pottery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Cheryl, I hope you enjoy your Pinder Pottery. Thank you, Joe Pinder

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

We saw the potter at work on his wheel through the window but didn't stop in until the next day. He has a full collection of his work (mostly bowls, cups, plates, etc) for sale. As well as some pieces from other potters. He was...More

Thank Jennifer W
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jpinder40, Owner at Pinder Pottery & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Jennifer, Thank you for stopping in. Joe Pinder

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