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Heath Ceramics

400 Gate 5 Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2807
+1 415-361-5552
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Nothing is going to make this inexpensive

Heath ceramics are beautiful, and never cheap. On the other hand, I've been collecting their small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EatWithAnnie
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Kingston, NY
via mobile
Making good things for good people

Edith and Brian Heath moved from Chicago to San Francisco in the early 1940s, and Edith began... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
dcr1837
,
Alexandria, Virginia
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400 Gate 5 Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2807
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+1 415-361-5552

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heath ceramics are beautiful, and never cheap. On the other hand, I've been collecting their small bud vase for years and, at $19 to $25 apiece, they won't break me. Weck glass vessels and storage are great too. Best of all, I got free shipping...More

Thank EatWithAnnie
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Edith and Brian Heath moved from Chicago to San Francisco in the early 1940s, and Edith began making ceramics. In 1944, she held a one-woman exhibition, where her work was noticed by Gump's, a respected San Francisco design store. They commissioned her to create an...More

Thank dcr1837
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I have been visiting Health Ceramics for many years. They make beautiful pottery. If you've never been to working pottery you might find this interesting. The tour is free. This is a treasure of Sausalito!!

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My wife and I were on an extended stay in Sausalito and were looking for a morning activity near our apartment. I had been told of the tour of the Heath Ceramics factory in Sausalito by the staff at their stall in the Ferry Building....More

1  Thank TheCurator
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This tour is free, and takes visitors through the factory to see how clay is made into all sorts of ceramic pieces. We watched people at work in their various stations. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The factory store sells first, second, and third...More

1  Thank rsilver439
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely bright and muted colors. Great canvas bags, framed art and items for children in addition to the high-quality pottery. I love going in just to see all the beautiful colors. I hope to make it back for a tour soon. If you want to...More

Thank Lynette A
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Wow, my husband and I loved taking the Heath Ceramics Factory Tour. Alex, our tour guide, did an awesome job of sharing the history of Heath Ceramics, how the ceramic pieces are made, and answering questions from those on the tour. I enjoyed the fact...More

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed 10 April 2015

So very very Scandinavian. This little factory tucked away in the boat docks is so refreshing for its design. The colors and quality of the ceramics is superb and thus commands very steep prices. Some things offered here are not online so you get an...More

Thank Dansza
Reviewed 31 March 2015

These are beautiful ceramics that come in an array of sizes and colorsz. They mix and match well. It's an American company so you will be shopping local. They are not sold in stores so come here or to the San Francisco store. They even...More

2  Thank WannagotoItaly
Reviewed 14 February 2015

The spare, modern aesthetic of Heath ceramic pottery belies the exacting nature of its manufacture by skilled artisans. Our excellent tour guide revealed the process, as we moved from station to station through the factory. Now I understand why the prices are what they are....More

2  Thank Kimberly P
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