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Address: 400 Gate Five Road, Sausalito, CA
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Fabulous Tour!!

Wow, my husband and I loved taking the Heath Ceramics Factory Tour. Alex, our tour guide, did an awesome job of sharing the history of Heath Ceramics, how the ceramic pieces are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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San Ramon, California
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San Ramon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wow, my husband and I loved taking the Heath Ceramics Factory Tour. Alex, our tour guide, did an awesome job of sharing the history of Heath Ceramics, how the ceramic pieces are made, and answering questions from those on the tour. I enjoyed the fact that only 12-15 people are allowed on each tour, which makes learning more about Heath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

So very very Scandinavian. This little factory tucked away in the boat docks is so refreshing for its design. The colors and quality of the ceramics is superb and thus commands very steep prices. Some things offered here are not online so you get an extra perk of having an exclusive Factory edition.... Tours are given and are interesting but... More 

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River Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

These are beautiful ceramics that come in an array of sizes and colorsz. They mix and match well. It's an American company so you will be shopping local. They are not sold in stores so come here or to the San Francisco store. They even sell coffee and pastries there.

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Benicia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The spare, modern aesthetic of Heath ceramic pottery belies the exacting nature of its manufacture by skilled artisans. Our excellent tour guide revealed the process, as we moved from station to station through the factory. Now I understand why the prices are what they are. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd quality products are available in the factory, along with other hand... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You know, many of these boutique concept shops can feel a little disjointed, Not Heath Ceramics. I think they do a fine job of representing their brand, providing inspitation and reaching beyond their own corner of the world. Interesting gifts, items for the home, incredible ceramics and a cup of coffee. What could be better?!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The tour of the original Heath Ceramics studio in Sausalito is a brief survey of mid-century craftsmanship in the U.S. That starts with the building itself, designed to bring light and spaciousness to the areas where the ceramics workers created stunning, simple, elegant and beautiful pieces of functional art - cups, plates, trays, candle holders and tiles...which are still made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have a special passion for Heath ceramics. Handmade, feels right in the hand, the colors are spectacular. It''s simply the best, in my opinion. So, I finally visited the site in Sausalito and loved it! Welcoming staff, gorgeous products. Thank you, Heath and staff!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This tour was amazing! Such craftsmanship! It really makes you appreciate the product so much more. Make reservations beforehand from their website. There s also a store with first and second quality items and they shipped my items.

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La Selva Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The boneyard at Heath Ceramics is a treat with well organized and well priced first and second quality tile. The selection varies from week to week so check their website for color and size selections. We lucked out and found enough stone white matte tile and trim pieces to do our entire bathroom. Heath Ceramics seconds dishes and plates are... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I visit Heath every time I'm in the Marin area. I was introduced to their wonderful production factory several years ago when I took a tour with my family. If you're a "process junkie," you'll be very interested to see how the table ware is molded, fired and glazed at the Sausalito plant. The factory store is filled with well-designed... More 

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