11 unique handmade ceramic plant pots available on Etsy

Hanging ceramic plant pots from The Bobbly Pot Collection

You can never have enough plants in the home, but what about the vessels you put them in? A stylish way to present your succulents, air plants and cacti, handmade ceramic plant pots add an artisanal element to your shelf, window or bedside table. Thousands of talented ceramicists are selling their beautiful handmade pieces on Etsy, all of which are one of a kind and make ideal gifts too. In this post we’ve selected some of their finest work. Picture above via HiTheretheShop*, header image via Freefolding*.

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People pot plants

Handmade character ceramic plant pots

Etsy seller: ArtistvikDesign*
About: Viktorija is a London based Lithuanian artist who has created a collection of small character planters with interchangeable heads, perfect for succulents and cacti.
Price: Small ceramic planter £15
Dimensions: Approx 8-10cm height
Handmade in: London, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 3-5 business days


Mini pot plants

Blue painted ceramic plant pot

Etsy seller: KateBrigdenMade*
About: Kate Brigden makes her wheel thrown pottery from her garden workshop nestled in the South Downs. Her patterns are influenced by time, the changing seasons, the surrounding countryside and the Sussex coastline.
Price: From £17
Dimensions: Height – 5cm, 6cm or 7cm
Handmade in: Brighton, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 2-5 business days


Grey geometric planter

Grey ceramic plant pot

Etsy seller: FreeFolding*
About: Small batch contemporary ceramic homeware by Michal Keren Gelman made in her home studio. Pieces are made by folding clay sheets into vessels. Watch this beautiful video of the artist at work.
Price: $90
Dimensions: 16cm x 11cm
Handmade in: Hilla, Israel
Made to order? Yes, allow 3-4 weeks


The Four Legs Collection

Handmade ceramic planters on legs

Etsy seller: HiTheretheShop*
About: Xin makes playful ceramic vessels, figurines and wall hangings. She describes her work as ‘organic, imperfect, random and whimsical.’
Price: From £18
Dimensions: Approximately 10-11cm wide x 10-12cm high
Handmade in: Hampshire, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 3-5 business days


Moon jar plant pot

Handmade green ceramic plant pot

Etsy seller: PylonCeramics*
About: Kat makes wheel thrown ceramics inspired by urban nature. Her collection also includes vases, candlestick holders, dishes and cups.
Price: Orb vase planter £33
Dimensions: Height 8cm x width 12.5cm
Handmade in: London, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 1–3 business days


Character plant pots

Small ceramic planter with face

Etsy seller: AtelierStellaCeramic*
About: Graphic designer and illustrator Stella Baggott makes heartwarming contemporary ceramic vessels with faces. Her influences include vintage ceramics, folk art and ancient pottery.
Price: Small ceramic tripod planter £55
Dimensions: 12.5 x 10.5 x 10.5cm
Handmade in: Brighton, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 1-3 business days


Handmade ceramic stoneware hanging planters

Blue and white ceramic plant pot

Etsy seller: studioZANandME*
About: Ceramics by Zanna and Mecki are made in the coastal town of Hythe, Kent. All the pieces in their collection have a soft blue and grey colour palette
Price: Blue and white ceramic planter with saucer £26
Dimensions: 9cm x 9cm
Handmade in: Kent, UK
Made to order? Yes, see shop page for details


Curvy planter

Pale blue porcelain planter by Sarah Went

Etsy seller: SarahWentCeramics*
About: Sarah Went makes hand thrown porcelain vases and vessels. All her glazes are made in her Cambridge studio and developed through hundreds of tests.
Price: Blue porcelain planter £60
Dimensions: Width 12cm x height 10.5cm
Handmade in: Cambridge, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 1-2 business days


Hanging ceramic plant pot

grey and white hanging ceramic pot plant

Etsy seller: LibbyBallardCeramics*
About: Inspired by the coast, Libby Ballard makes wheel thrown ceramics from flecked Stoneware Clay mixed from a blend of two clays.
Price: £45
Dimensions: 12cm X 13.5cm
Handmade in: Bristol, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 1-2 weeks


Hand-painted planter

Hand painted ceramic plant pot

Etsy seller: TheMintyMountain*
About: Emma Jo Alford creates ceramics hand painted with detailed illustrations of natural scenes and starry skies. She also creates jewellery, notebooks and cards featuring her illustrations.
Price: Hand painted tiger planter £40
Dimensions: Approx 9 x 9cm
Handmade in: Buckingham, UK
Made to order? Yes. Ready to ship in 3-4 weeks


Hanging pot for little plants

Handmade teal ceramic hanging planter

Etsy seller: viCeramics*
About: Italy-born Virginia Balistreri is a Fine Arts graduate who began making ceramics in 2012. She creates wheel thrown ceramic pieces using her own glazes from a ceramics studio in London.
Price: Small hanging cacti succulent planter £22
Dimensions: Height 10cm x width 12.5cm
Handmade in: London, UK
Made to order? Ready to ship in 1-3 business days


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Author: Antonia Edwards

Antonia is the founding editor of Upcyclist. Based in the UK, she is the author of two books: 'Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors' (Prestel 2015) and 'Renovate Innovate: Reclaimed and Upcycled Homes' (Prestel 2017).