Westmoore Pottery is a small company started in 1977 by potters David and Mary Farrell. Our interest in preserving a piece of our past is reflected in the wares we sell -- historical pottery and handblown glassware as well as books on historical decorative arts and cookery.
Our pottery is made on our premises here in the Westmoore Community, halfway between the small towns of Seagrove and Robbins in North Carolina. The ware is made in the old traditions with the look and feel of pottery from the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries, up to around 1850. A special interest of ours is pottery which was used in the early days of North Carolina; this includes pottery made in England, Germany, New England, Pennsylvania, and of course, pottery made in the central area of North Carolina.
We produce several types of pottery: redware, both plain and decorated; saltglazed stonewares; and green-glazed wares. Our pottery is made to be used and our glazes are absolutely lead-free.
Though we are potters ourselves, we also love handblown glass! For over twenty years we have sold historical glassware that goes well with our own pottery, both visually and in period-appropriateness. Various craftsmen have blown the glass for us over the years.
Our pottery has been used by over 100 museums as furnishings for historic buildings and in programs. We have also supplied pottery and glass for a number of historically-based films. Westmoore's pottery can be found in several museum collections and is enjoyed by many private individuals as well.
For more detail about all the work we sell, visit the "Wares for Sale" section of our website.
We like being a small business and intend to stay small. Potters David and Mary Farrell do everything -- making the pots, waiting on customers in our retail store, and mopping the floors! It gives us great joy to be able to present to the American public a product that still has the heart, soul, and pride of the makers behind it.
Browse our website, and if you have unanswered questions, don't hesitate to email or call us.
4622 Busbee Road, Seagrove, NC 27341