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Cedar Mesa Pottery

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Worth a Stop While in Blanding

Cedar Mesa Pottery is very easy to find, they are right on Main Street in Blanding (east side of... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Bigredmachine
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Watch the Pottery being made

You can take a self-guided tour of the factory. It was pretty interesting to see how it was done... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Gasdoggie
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Cedar Mesa Pottery is a working Navajo Indian pottery factory and gift shop offering free self guided tours to the public Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors are welcome to observe up close each stage of production. Navajo artists use hand...more
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333 S Main St, Blanding, UT 84511-3816
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

What a waste of time! No one was friendly or welcoming, and the art is all sprayed onto bisque pieces by airbrush using stencils. Don't waste your time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry you did not enjoy your visit. Almost everyone I talk to comments on how friendly the workers are... remember they are working.. not tour guides.

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Cedar Mesa Pottery is very easy to find, they are right on Main Street in Blanding (east side of the road) with a big sign on the front and roof. They have a studio where you can watch the pottery being made and a gift...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

You can take a self-guided tour of the factory. It was pretty interesting to see how it was done. They will ship your purchases.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

When you walk in the door you will find that the pottery is surprisingly beautiful. We were both convinced in the first 5 minutes that we wanted to buy something. We did the self-guided tour -very interesting. There was no one to show us around,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

We looked about - but could not find this place. Better advertising or street sign or something would help. Maybe we visited too early in the year?More

Date of experience: March 2017
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We have a 20x16 foot street sign a 40 foot sign and two 12 foot signs on the building and three open signs under the 8 foot gift shop sign on the roof. The building occupies 2/3 of the block along Main St. We are...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

We loved our tour of Cedar Mesa Pottery. We wandered around and were able to talk to several of their employees. One of them, Victor, let my wife trim a piece he was working on. He made it look easy, but it was not. Very...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

You can tour the area where they make pottery. This is not a place with replicas of Cedar Mesa historic pottery. It looks more like Elvis velvet paintings.More

Date of experience: April 2017
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

I am sorry you didn't find replicas of ancient pottery in our gift shop. I don't know of anyone doing replicas or I would be glad to refer you. Cedar Mesa Pottery was founded in 1981 and has always specialized in contemporary Indian Hand Painted...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017

We have been collecting native pottery for years and would like the know the differences in the two types of pottery. Thanks Tom OsvoldMore

Date of experience: June 2016
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Mata Ortiz pottery is from a pueblo by that name in Mexico. We have a few pieces we bought from Martha Domninguez a few years ago. Cedar Mesa Pottery is all contemprary designs produced in our facility in Blanding, Utah. We also carry specialty and...More

Reviewed February 18, 2016

This little shop sells Native Navajo made pottery by the artisans in the back. You can go back and watch them work on their pottery. The have reasonable prices and seconds that you can buy or the original and perfectly made pottery. They also sell...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2016

Thank you for your visit and the review.

Reviewed January 26, 2016

This pottery is being hand made by Native Americans with all the art and finesse possible. You will love going on the Free Tour and watching them work, and then shopping in the store or 2nds market for some great deals!

Date of experience: October 2015
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JoeBLyman, Owner at Cedar Mesa Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Thanks you for your visit and your review.

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