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Costa Rican pottery workshop and store. Local Artist Arbin Espinoza Guevara hand builds and fires all pottery onsite. The studio is open to the public every day and pottery lessons are available. Please see our website for more details.
La Rotonda | next to the restaurant Surf Shack, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
I just picked up my two pieces from Arbin’s studio. I’m quite pleased with how the both of them turned out and they would not have turned out in that manner without his expertise and hands on help. It was a nice combination of hands...More
This primitive approach to Pottery has alot of application and my wife and I enjoyed learning how to make our own pieces. With Arbin's help, we were able to take on some fairly advanced techniques and although they don't look as good as his, they...More
I attended a course with Arbin at Guaitil Pottery Studio last week and paid 60 US dollars to make a pot. I duly made my piece of pottery over a three day period, Arbin told me he needed to fire it in his kiln and...More
My husband and I spent a month in Tamarindo and I thought it would be fun to take a pottery class. I signed up and went to my first of three classes and found out I was the only one in the class. I was...More
Looking for a great way to spend some time in Tamarindo? Arbin Espinoza Guevara is a master craftsman! We worked in his shop to create unique locally inspired pieces. He is patient and we loved hanging out with his family in the shop right near...More
Guaitil is a quaint little village where families have been making pottery for thousands of years. There are myriad potter's sheds complete with old-fashioned round mud kilns and informal shops to purchase the beautiful products made by the locals. No trip to Costa Rico is...More
We stopped at a shop before we got to town and the owner was amazing. He explained the complete process. We touched the clay- he explained the symbols- let us see the kiln- absolutely kind. Shared the story of his family. So much more welcoming...More