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Address: 40462 North End Rd, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
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A treasure worth taking the time to discover, seek us out in Historic Avon...

A treasure worth taking the time to discover, seek us out in Historic Avon Village (Kinnakeet). Enjoy our Out-of-Ordinary collection showcasing an impressive selection of local and regional pottery including that of artist/owner Antoinette Gaskins Mattingly. Find 'jar frogs', local wall art, home decor, ornaments, handmade gifts and jewelry. Browse our showroom featuring the work of 40+ artists, take a pottery or painting class in one of our two working studios, watch demonstrations and shop to your heart's content. Savor the experience of art and fine craft.

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My favorite shop on Hatteras Island

This was our first time in Avon and I had googled some attractions to check out while here. This one was my favorite by far. If you call ahead you can get the schedule for "make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canal Fulton, Ohio
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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24 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had to really look for this place so keep your eyes peeled because it is not on the main drag. But it is worth the extra effort to find it. Very unique pottery. Nice staff.

Thank khickey2017
Canal Fulton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time in Avon and I had googled some attractions to check out while here. This one was my favorite by far. If you call ahead you can get the schedule for "make your own" projects that need a few days to cure and fire. I missed the Tuesday morning session by going in the afternoon; it... More 

Thank ladylynnea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

So many things to look at. The work of different artists gives you lots of choices. The quality of the pieces are exceptional. I met the owner and a couple of salespeople and they were so warm and welcoming. You won't be able to walk out with just one thing!

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Avon, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop on your shopping list. They have have something for everyone on your gift list. I absolutely love their pottery both made in their studio and from other regional potters. They have locally made jewelry, paintings, and photography. And one of my favorites (aside from their awesome friendly staff) is the fact that they have classes... More 

Thank mimi_dezignz
Nags Head, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I had the opportunity to take a class at Kinnakeet clay. The instructor was extremely knowledgable, entertaining and patient. Each student got to make a cup or small serving dish out of pre made clay slabs and then decorate with a variety tools. The objects were then glazed and fired by staff and available for pick up in a few... More 

Thank Sandy B
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We went there as a group -- a women's retreat staying just up the road at Kite Club Hatteras (which is within walking distance). We had a blast designing and painting our Fairy Houses. Everything was explained well -- I'm a clay newbie and was able to do it with ease. So much fun! The displayed art that is for... More 

Thank imawriter32159
Rogersville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I spent a week in the OBX with friends the last week in September 2016. Our adventures included a pottery class at Kinnakeet Clay. We took the bowl and mug class and had a blast. I knew nothing about pottery and only took the class because my friends wanted to. They held two classes in one day, 10:00 and 2:00,... More 

Thank Patty C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Most of the shops are right on hwy 12, this one is slightly off of the main road, but worth it! Really not far to get to it, and lots of neat pottery! A good variety of items, from expected bowls, tumblers, etc, as well as drawer pull, ornaments, pendants, etc. I bought a few small items and thought they... More 

Thank Nicole N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here today..was hoping to score one of the cute mermaid mugs I had seen online..unfortunately they were sold out..however I did buy a cute turtle bowl for a coworker of mine who is absolutely going to love this piece!! Super friendly staff..definitely stop by if your in Avon.

Thank Allison E
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I visit the showroom every year during our OBX vacation and always leave with a new favorite treasure. This year my 7 year-old daughter and I participated in the fairy house class and had a wonderful time! It was a great break from the sun (and all of the boys). We just received our pieces in the mail and they... More 

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