Artisan-made objects truly have a unique beauty. These pieces, all crafted or sold locally, meld classic technique and modern aesthetics.
- Joy Deangdeelert Cho

Block vote

This color-block tumbler by Maren Kloppmann makes a great accompaniment to morning coffee or tea ($25). Available at the Clay Studio, 139 N. Second St., and

Vessel variety

Create a display with a few of these organic-feeling porcelain containers by Yasha Butler ($40-$90). Available at or by contacting

Volcanic hues

Thirteen colors of glaze are mixed into the glass base of this lamp ($675). Available at P.A.D. Home, 804 N. Second St., and

Renewed reflection

Margaret Turcich combines recycled plates, glass and ceramic tile to create one-of-a-kind mosaic mirrors ($48-$60). Available at Earthtones, 19 N. Centre St., Merchantville, and at

Bottled up

Give a bouquet its day in the sun with these small bottles by Philadelphia ceramicist Chloe Le Pichon ($19 each). Available at www.; other pieces available at Earthworks, 233 Haverford Ave., Narberth.

Pretty balloons

Each brightly colored furnace-blown vase by Brian Regan captures a single blooming bud ($80-$160). Available at Gallery 908 at Philadelphia Glass Works, 908A N. Third St., and

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