A Triangle couple explores the Sandhills for the first time — and shares their itinerary for a perfect spring getaway.
For thousands of years, ceramists have shaped North Carolina clay — the official state art medium — into functional and artistic vessels.
NC Icons: Pottery
In a state naturally rich in red clay, potters like the legendary Sid Luck carry on a long-held North Carolina tradition.
A Gracious Plenty in Greensboro
For more than 30 years, on one special Thursday in November, a community has come together over bread, soup, handmade pottery, and a good cause.
Find Your Next Stop in Moore County
Head to the Sandhills to search for antiques and sip cider in Cameron, discover dozens of pottery shops and galleries in Seagrove, see colorful murals in Carthage, and more.
12 Piedmont Traditions
Welcome to the heart of North Carolina! From iconic foods to industries that shaped a region, the center of our state is rich in history and traditions.
An Afternoon & a Tank of Gas: Seagrove
This town and its surrounding hamlets occupy only a few square miles in the corners of Randolph and Moore counties, yet they’re home to dozens of potters, one of the densest concentrations in the world. To paraphrase an old saw: You can’t throw a pot without hitting one.
Our State Knows Best: Seagrove Pottery
Take a seat with three master potters to find out how to start your own pottery collection, their favorite pieces to make, and what it’s really like behind the wheel.
The Story Collector
William Ivey can tell you most anything you’d want to know about longrifles, or pottery in the Seagrove tradition, or antique furniture crafted in Randolph County. What he values most about the individual pieces he’s collected over the years, however, are the personal histories they carry.