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ocean inspired

August 20, 2014


Inspired by the coast and its creatures, North Carolina’s Shayne Greco is making waves with his handmade collection of functional pottery.

The company: Shayne Greco Ceramics started in 2010 Burgaw, NC, (near Wilmington).

The founder: Greco, grew up in New Jersey, and came South for a warmer climate to attend Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, where he majored in painting.

The goods: Vases, platters, bowls, urns and candlesticks in neutral colors and decorated with ocean life such as: seahorses, lobsters, turtles and octopuses. Sizes and prices vary $150 to $1,600. The collection, which uses lead-free glazes, is safe for use in the dishwasher or microwave.

What’s popular: Anything octopus

What next: An inland collection that features horses, bears, goats and birds,

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