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Gorky Pottery

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High quality work at fair prices

The work is functional, but comes across as display art. The young son was working at the shop... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
packcal
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Large Variety of Excellent Ceramics

Dropped in with my wife, based on the recommendation of two friends. Great idea. Dishes, platters... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
CharlieinTexas
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Dec 11, 2018
“I was hoping to give this a better score”
Jul 18, 2018
“High quality work at fair prices”
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Street Gorky Gonzalez Ex Huerta de Montenegro s/n | A un costado de la Secundaria Benito Juarez, Guanajuato 36090, Mexico
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

As someone who has worked with pottery and ceramic for many years I had been looking forward to see the work of Mr. Gorky. A simple knock on the door and a friendly person lets you in to tour the facility/warehouse. If Mr. Gorky is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

The work is functional, but comes across as display art. The young son was working at the shop the day we visited. Under his direction, the shop comes across as open, inviting and friendly. The location remains the same. Our driver even knew how to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank packcal
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in with my wife, based on the recommendation of two friends. Great idea. Dishes, platters, cups, vases, religious items, and nicknacks. Lots to choose from and I believe they’ll design something for you too. Prices seemed reasonable to me, given the quality of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we visited Gorky Pottery. It was like Disneyworld for a ceramics lover. There is a large room filled with beautiful handpainted pottery. Many stacks of all different shapes and sizes of bowls, plates, platters, animal salt and pepper shakers, bird and rabbit shaped small...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank CasaOsborne
Reviewed November 11, 2016

It took us a while to find Gorky Pottery, we did not write anything down and had an idea of the general area. People in Guanajuato are friendly, so we asked someone they took us right to the door! So we must have walked past...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank BZimm08
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

It was worth the time to find it. I read it in a guidebook and being a student of ceramics, I wanted to visit the studio and the showroom. My husband was willing to walk around and around with me before he let me ask...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank nicoletQ9403PP
Reviewed October 30, 2015

Don't be put off if the door is closed -- likely it will be! Knock, ring the bell and persist. Then be let into what appears to be a rather dusty warehouse, taken upstairs and let loose in a large room stacked with hundreds of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
4  Thank Mexicoinmyblood
Reviewed May 11, 2015

My wife and I were delighted at the variety and quality of the pottery we saw here. It compares very favorably with other ceramic factories we have visited both in Mexico and in the U.S. We saw a really gorgeous wall piece that would look...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank David F
Reviewed March 18, 2015

There are a number of fine pottery shops in and around Guanajuato, Mexico. Lots of good tiles to select from as well. Gorky Pottery is well know but a bit out of the way. Several showrooms of a variety of pottery. We thought about buying...More

Date of experience: February 2015
5  Thank john_Bones3
Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have known and collect ceramic from Gorky Gonzalez for the past 35 years. He sets out to capture the old techniques and shapes and yet I can use them in my everyday life- on the table, cooking, serving or just on display. His pieces...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank eadsl
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Response from Mike5466 | Reviewed this property |
I only saw a few sinks and tiles. See their website: go to gorkypottery (cannot add website link) for all their products
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