Pottery from around the world

By: Carolyn VanBrocklin

Betty Neese (above) and her husband, Perry Colwell, collect pottery from a variety of North Carolinian and international artists. DTH/Stephen Kirsch. (Photo from The Daily Tarheel)

The Daily Tarheel – North Carolinian Betty Neese owns over 125 pieces of pottery that decorate every surface in her home.  There are so many that Neese tired of counting them all.

A friend bought Neese her first piece of pottery from a shop near Seagrove, NC, an area famous for its pottery in the 1980s. From then the collection grew.

While most of Neese’s pottery is from the Carolinas, her collection is supplemented by pottery she acquired in her extensive travels across the globe.

Read more: http://www.dailytarheel.com/index.php/article/2010/09/a_collection_of_travels

Other links: http://heartofnorthcarolina.com/cities-and-towns/seagrove.htm

http://www.seagrovepotteryheritage.com/

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