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Birdsall-Worthinton Pottery Ltd.

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Address: 590 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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Beautiful work, reasonably priced

This store is a beautiful little shop featuring absolutely lovely pottery. The work is colorful and very well done. The cookie stamps are very interesting -- I only bought one... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This store is a beautiful little shop featuring absolutely lovely pottery. The work is colorful and very well done. The cookie stamps are very interesting -- I only bought one, but may order more online. They also have some lovely jewelry. The owner was very friendly and willing to talk, explaining their work and also talking about Mahone Bay. I... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stopped by the shop for potential xmas gifts and to check out their pottery as I enjoy the art. Their shop is in back and they sell very attractive mottled blue and green patterned bowls and mugs. They also have a line of what appears to be custom crystal wine glasses and very distinctive jewelry. They appear to do custom... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stopped in when we were in Mahone Bay and had the pleasure of talking with both of the owners when we stopped. They make the pottery right on site and have quite a few different pottery items for births and weddings. They do excellent work. They will ship anywhere you want. If you are looking for a birth gift... More 

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GREEN BAY
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Located on NS 3 in the heart of Mahone Bay directly across from Amos Pewter (which makes a nice stop as well and they have store parking). These artists have a nice variety of pieces made from local clay. We bought a couple of the cookie stamps. Owners very friendly.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

There are many quaint shops in Mahone Bay, but this one should not be missed. The quality of the pottery is outstanding and the prices are very reasonable. I was surprised to find such lovely jewelry in the shop. It appears to be one of the main crafts produced by the artists. The proprietor came out to greet us when... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

We came for the Santa Festival and enjoyed the faces on the santos outside. I really like this potter as the quality and uniqueness of each piece is lovingly made.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

A personalized anniversary or wedding plate in the Pottery window caught our attention when we walked down the street so we went in to have a look around. If you are looking for a unique gift for a wedding or especially a wedding annversary for the couple that has everything, this would be the place. We enjoyed talking with Pam... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Beautiful work, lovely shop, friendly artisans. This place has been a long time pleasure of mine to visit. I have always admired the commemorative plates created by both artist potters as per your desire! Now Birdsall is producing some lovely original design pottery jewellery. If yo go to Mahone Bay be sure to visit.

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

This is a wonderful little store on the main street. There is wide variety of pottery items for sale - from plates to beautiful jewellery and even some attractive cookie molds (with recipes). The owner was very helpful and took the time to explain how some of the jewellery was made - very informative. The prices range from reasonable to... More 

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St. Stephen, Canada
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

What I don't know about pottery could fill up a lot of space. That doesn't mean that I don't appreciate the enthusiasm of someone who really does know it and is more than pleased to take some time to describe and explain his work for me. From custom made commemorative plates to cookie presses (complete with recipes) Pam And Tim... More 

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