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Address: 40462 North End Rd, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: +1 252-995-0101
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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 décor, 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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Great Learning Experience

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sandy B
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Rogersville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Patty C
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Nicole N
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I am not a crafty individual, but I signed up for the bowl & cup pottery class, despite my lack of artistic talent. Mallorie was the instructor and her calm demeanor & expertise were fabulous. She gave clear instructions and all 8 of us were at various stages of experience. She helped everyone & was very patient & kind. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Super fun class with my daughter...will go back again for sure! Looking forward to our fairy houses to arrive in a few weeks!

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Signed up to make a fairy house while on vacation and walked away with a great way to spend a few hours out of the sun, as well as a beautiful piece to add to my collection of travel memories. The instructor was extremely helpful and informative when asked for suggestions/assistance. The shop where the class is held (off the... More 

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1 Thank Cristina D
KnktAntoinette, Owner at Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, responded to this review

Hi Cristina, Thank you for your wonderful, thoughtful and thorough review. If I were a potential student, I would know exactly what to expect after reading your review. I appreciate you taking the time to share! I'm thrilled that you are happy with your fairy house. The mailbox is my very favorite part. Icing on the cake! I was very... More 

Avon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

A few of the girls from work decided to take the fairy house class and we loved it! The instructor was very friendly and helpful. We all have different artistic abilities (mine being nonexistent) but all of the houses turned out great. I would defiantly recommend this class to everyone. Since I am a local, I have already signed up... More 

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KnktAntoinette, Owner at Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, AvonCarrie! We will look forward to having you and the ladies in the studio again. So glad you had a good time! :) More 

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