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bell fraser potter

cape breton clay is not available anywhere else in cape breton or nova scotia, and is sold exclusively at bell fraser's gallery-shop in margaree valley


canadian house & home magazine

as I grew up, I always painted what was common, pleasing and familiar, what I saw around me…the subjects of my paintings became the subjects of the pottery.

….now her sources of inspiration are right outside the door.”

cooking light magazine

best of cape breton

"...take time to visit Cape Breton Clay in the Margaree Valley...where Bell Fraser makes some of the most beautiful pottery in Canada".

canadian house & home magazine

"while undoubtedly modern in its simplicity, her work calls to mind such precedents as Victorian majolica shell plates, or the renowned platters of renaissance potter bernard palissy...while there is some whimsy here, there is nothing cute; souvenir clichés are elevated to artistic subjects."

frommer's guidebooks

"one of the occupational hazards of being a guidebook writer is the requirement that I look at a lot of pottery, much of it bad and almost all of it claiming to be "unique." this work, by margaree valley native bell fraser, actually is unique. And quite ways that are both whimsical and elegant. it's worth a stop."

   bell fraser in cape breton clay shot
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