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Stamps for Pottery

Here are a variety of designs and pictures of stamps for pottery. Custom designs and hand crafted.

Customer sends in the artwork for review and places the order for the size of stamp they would like here:

Typical turn around for the custom stamp for clay is next week. Meaning if you place the order today the stamp will be ready and in the mail by the end of next week.

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Custom Pottery Stamp Examples

Custom Pottery and Ceramic Stamps can be any shape. Pottery stamps can be any shape. Unlike rubber stamps these are hand made and shaped to the design. There seems to be expectations that a ceramic stamp has to be round or square. Since I make these pottery stamps by hand they can be any shape following the design. Here are a few examples of custom pottery stamp designs.

Clay Stamps – Custom Metal (Brass) Stamp for clay

Make your mark, custom metal (brass) stamps for artists world wide.

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The FAQs – Custom Stamps – Any Size Any Shape

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Providing the Highest Quality Custom Brass Stamp.  This is an engraved metal stamp made of brass that will work in any kind of clay or impressionable surface.   Courtesy of the internet we make metal stamps for artists all over the world.  Some example used are for Ceramic artists, Polymer clay artists, PMC artists, Tile makers, Brick, Glassblowing, Leather Branding Iron and Glass Pipe manufacturers.

For Best Results

For best results with a drawing use a very fine liquid roller ball point style pen on white paper (i.e. photo printer paper or similar). You can do many signatures or drawings until you get the look you like.  As for size the bigger the signature or image the better the detail in the stamp. Circle the image(s) you like.   Then photograph with cell phone and email the image to   Please include a note of introduction, send links to your site and work, it is fun to make new friends from all over the world.

We do all our work in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator so PSD and AI files are welcome.  A screen shot of a large design works great in a PNG format.   Please, No Microsoft Word Documents.

Tell us what size you want.  The stamp can be anything and any size.   In an effort to make life easy stamps are sold in half inch increments.   So a .75″ stamp would round up to 1″.  Make sense?

TIP: The most common sizes for signature stamps are in the area of  1 – 2 inches in length.  Just initials and chops are typically half inch (1/2″).  We can make stamps any size but keep in mind the larger the stamp the more pressure needed to get a good impression and they are less versatile for placement on your work.

Download the order form here if you wish to mail a check.   Stamps can not be shipped until check arrives and clears.   Online payments are preferred.

Stamp-Eaze idea – use a stick to support the clay on the inside.  Quick and easy.

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BLM TIP Mustang Rescue

So there are virtual auction adoptions every few months for mustangs! I can’t really offer mugs for each auction adoption because hundreds of people adopt in each online adoption and I don’t even have my own kiln yet, I use Melyns 🙈🤣. What I do plan on doing though is contacting the mustang heritage foundation which is the foundation that Runs the “TIP” (trainers incentive program). The program gets  mustangs gentled and adopted out-and the trainers are then paid a certain amount for gentling the horses in the short allotted time period. It pretty much gives these trainers incentive to gentle as many mustangs as possible ! But the program needs funding and obviously as many donations as possible so I was thinking of doing like 10-15 percent of my mustang mug proceeds going to that, once I can get everything mechanically correct along with my glazed and the correct type of clay that looks rustic enough, which I think I have found! After this next batch of everything goes well, Melyn thinks I’ll be good to go for orders! You should really watch this documentary called wild horse wild ride.  It about this even that’s held every year called the mustang makeover and the people’s journeys with their assigned mustangs! It kind of explains a lot, and is run by the heritage program! (I’m pretty sure)! My personal Instagram which shows most of my animal/ mustang stuff is @ali_greenberg87 and my pottery one is @lucias_terra. It’s hard to explain to the Instagram audience for my pottery one my project and the meaning of it but I’m getting there! Sorry for the essay! Watch the documentary! You will enjoy! 
This is the little mustang who I have been helping gentle, she’s the love of my life, her name is Ellie 

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Creative Guide to Success

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A Creative’s Guide to Selling Your Work at Art Pop-Ups, Craft and Vendor Shows

Whether you’re a potter, photographer or painter, having a creative hobby can benefit you in many ways. It can boost your confidence, connect you with new people, and even positively impact your performance at work. If you want to take your hobby to the next level, you might consider selling your handiwork on the street at art pop-ups, craft and vendor fairs. Doing this for the first time can be daunting, however, especially when considering costs and the overwhelming amount of useful online tools. Follow the below tips courtesy of Clay Stamps to keep your expenses and stress levels in check while preparing your sales starter kit.

Craft vs Vendor Shows

Craft fairs are more for meeting your customer. To see what their likes are. It is an eye opening experience in direct retail. Your work can be varied and art focused. Always have smaller items on hand that will sell to pay for your fees and expenses. You’ll be fortunate to sell an item at a higher price. With more experience the booth displays will be better setup and organized. Needing to meet the customers and encourage traffic into your booth. If you really want to pull in traffic to your booth, put up a wall not facing the outside traffic flow with an outside sign that says “ADULTS ONLY”.

Vendor shows are my preference. Do you want to do production level work? Are you setup to do production? It is possible to get contracts for hundreds of pieces at a time. The audience is business oriented and more inclined to order production level quantities. The artwork must be more mature and production oriented at vendor fairs. Opportunities to work with hotel, coffee shop and restaurant chains are out there. Bring smaller work for examples, lots of flyers that are post card sizes and don’t expect to get the fees covered. The objective is to meet people and develop relationships.

Secret to success

Productivity / Time = Success. Expectations need to be set accordingly. Is this a hobby or business. To be a financial success there are a lot of personal disciplines: Organization, Early to bed – Early to rise, Early bird gets the worm, Live generously, Help others be a success.

Read the biography of Auguste Rodin. Recognize the struggle with the perceptions of the world. Identify your pride. Get out of your own way. This will be a grind. Be productive. Your destiny is to know God and make him known.

Save when you purchase items for your display

When you rent a stand at a craft or vendor fair, you likely won’t get much beyond a literal space with a table to display your wares. Bring a large sheet to drape over the table that will serve as your base and grab whatever gear you need for a professional product display (such as display shelves for pottery or racks for jewelry). If you sell items people wear, like knitted hats, bring mirrors so that they can take a look at themselves.

Make your own marketing materials

A craft and vendor fair is an ideal opportunity to get the word out about your brand. At the least, you should have business cards and a large sign to hang up at your booth. Don’t stress about paying an expensive professional graphic designer and printer to get the job done. You can create your own designs easily by using templates on Vistaprint and have them delivered directly to your doorstep.

Document price lists and inventory

When customers ask how much a product costs, you don’t want to be left guessing. Draw up a list of all your products, detailing the different types and how many you have of each item. You don’t need to splurge on fancy accounting software: Just use Excel, which you probably already have on your computer. Not sure how to price your goods? Do your research and look at what similar creators charge for their products. There are also factors to take into account, such as how much time you spent on the creative process and how much the materials used cost. Finally, decide how to accept payments: Since credit cards mean added fees, you may prefer to opt for cash and Venmo.

Put your smartphone to use

If you accept payments via an app like Venmo, make sure your smartphone is fully charged and up to the task. If you’re due for a new smartphone, now is a perfect time to invest: Many new models will allow you to take pictures of your products without any hiccups, and some devices feature a cinematic display for crystal-clear viewing of your photos.

Draw people in with a smile

This is the most budget-friendly tip of them all when it comes to selling goods at craft or vendor shows: Smile! People are drawn to friendly faces and will be more likely to come over and take a look at your goods. Research has even proven that salespeople who smile earn more money. Putting a grin on your face just may boost your sales, and best of all, it won’t cost you a single cent.

Have a plan in place

While your craft is your passion project, it’s also important to treat it as a business venture. To that end, cover your professional bases before you attend your first show. You’ll need to draw up a business plan, which will come in handy if you want to apply for any of the art-related grants out there, and you should also select a business structure. On the latter, many artists like an LLC. It provides some tax advantages, and more importantly, it protects your personal assets if your business should ever be sued. In order to establish your business in Missouri, for example, you’ll need to meet the requirements put in place by the state, so consider using an online service to make this easier and more affordable.

Daily Discipline

Follow the above steps and you will be able to participate in a craft or vendor fair without breaking the bank. This means that you will have even more money left over to reinvest in your creativity, for instance buying supplies you need to create your art. With this budget-friendly approach, you will be able to afford and enjoy your business / hobby for many years to come.

Photo Credit: LeRoy Grubbs

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Thank you Lindsey!

Thank you Lindsey for the note.   I truly appreciate your kind words and sharing the image of your pottery.   Beautiful Work!

Lindsey: Hi!
I wanted to reach out and let you know that I absolutely love my stamp. It looks as if I’ve signed my pieces but it is much more crisp and clean than and actual signature each time. Just wanted to tell you that I love it so much. Your work is appreciated!

Lindsey A.

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Stamp Shape

Round – Square – Organic?

Stamps can be any shape. There seems to be expectations that a stamp has to be round or square. Since I make these stamps by hand they can be any shape following the design. Here are a few examples of stamp designs.

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Round or Square or Organic

Stamps can be any shape. There seems to be expectations that a stamp has to be round or square. Since I make these stamps by hand they can be any shape following the design. Here are a few examples of stamp designs.