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Join us for a 2-hour private workshop made for all levels.

We can also offer:

Regular courses for individuals or groups

Renting our space for practice

Firing and glazing your pots

Creating your own 3d printed stamps

Contact us using the form below



Handmade coffee mugs .

Handmade coffee mugs . .

Chip and dip bowl! .

Chip and dip bowl! . .

Hand-warming mugs 🍵🌿 .

Hand-warming mugs 🍵🌿 . .

Dressed up jewelery bowl

Dressed up jewelery bowl

Under the sun .

Under the sun . .

Handmade plates 🇬🇷

Handmade plates 🇬🇷 . .

Unintended outcome or when you find an o

Unintended outcome or when you find an o

Sea crawls the land 🌊⛰️

Sea crawls the land 🌊⛰️ . .

Abbey's handmade waterbowl 🐾 ⛲

Abbey's handmade waterbowl 🐾 ⛲ . .

Handmade lidded jars 🎇

Handmade lidded jars 🎇 . .

Sandy-Turquoise Chip n Dip ⛱️.

Sandy-Turquoise Chip n Dip ⛱️. . .

Stacked bowls are so satisfying 🥞 .

Stacked bowls are so satisfying 🥞 . . .

Handmade wine pitcher🍇
This one holds 5

Handmade wine pitcher🍇 This one holds 5

Another homemade glaze on marbled clay �

Another homemade glaze on marbled clay �



With the goal of spreading the love of pottery locally and abroad, we decided to create "Cretan Spiral Pottery", a small local business. Our studio is situated in our family's olive farm by the sea, in eastern Crete. 

How I came about to become a professional potter, dates back to the early 2000's, when I was introduced to pottery by a third-generation Cretan potter. He had a small studio in our farm, where he mostly made ceramic bottles where we would store and sell our olive oil. As years went by, we developed a student-mentor relationship, which led to my 9 years of throwing and glazing experience.


At first, having grasped the basics of pottery on the wheel, showing a lot of persistence on the fundamentals, I decided to start helping guests make their own pots. For over 6 years, I have developed a more structured way of sharing my knowledge with guests.


"Cretan Spiral Pottery" focuses more around functional pottery and tailor-made workshops for all levels, following traditional  techniques, while using locally-produced clay. 



Inside Cretan Olive Oil Farm


Agios Nikolaos 72100

Eastern Crete


Mob: 0030 6979997617

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