Ohio Stoneware

The Ohio Stoneware Company was born in 2005 out of a desire to revive a dying factory in Zanesville, OH. Previously, the institution had run for 50 years and after working with factory workers, plant managers, and bankers, the new family business was back and running.

Their process begins with processed clay using their own recipe of clay mixture to get maintain consistency.  Each piece is made on a forming press in a metal mold and after coming off of the press it is hand finished and moved to the dryer. Once it has dried, each piece is individually glazed and fired at approximately 2200 degrees Fahrenheit for twelve hours.