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LightWave Pottery

961 Kipuni Way, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1571
+1 949-351-5117
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Original ceramic clay process and pottery glazes!!

I love original pottery, hand-thrown or sculpted, anything that's original and done well. I... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Ruston, Louisiana
Very cool! Unique!

Read up on this workshop/retail room from Kauai Revealed book. If into beautiful hard working... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Jessica C
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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961 Kipuni Way, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1571
+1 949-351-5117
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I love original pottery, hand-thrown or sculpted, anything that's original and done well. I certainly don't want anything that looks like it came off an assembly line. Dean's artwork is inspiring. I found an beautiful vase in deep magenta with a black collar that is...More

1  Thank BelleOfMyHeart
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Read up on this workshop/retail room from Kauai Revealed book. If into beautiful hard working craftsmanship, its a definite!

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Dean has beautiful pottery similar to what you can see in most pottery shops, but he also makes his own unique colored clays that create AMAZING pieces (the color is in the clay; the glaze is clear). He took that time to show my two...More

1  Thank luvt0teach
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Dean has a pottery technique with layers of pattern and color that is just beautiful- yet practical. I bought a mug- my daughter and my husband already have one! We recommended a visit to our friends. This is not only his store, it's his workshop,...More

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you want to see something very different, stop by this place and ask the owner Dean to explain how he make the pottery that he has in his shop. Dean has perfected color clay in pottery. No stains or glazes. color clay. It is...More

Thank txjmorr
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We pulled off the highway to this pottery place and we are Soo happy we did. Very reasonable prices, for beautiful pieces!!! Further more, we brought our two kids ages 6 and 1.5 and the owner/creator was so kind! He gave them clay to play...More

Thank Madeline W
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I've done pottery off on and on for 20 years. This guy has a unique style that you will be hard pressed to find. The owner spoke to us and showed us his process for about 20 minutes. It's a little off the main road,...More

1  Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Lots of great pieces at reasonable prices, including some very unique, colorful ones unlike anything else I've seen on the island. Everything is made by hand by the owner of the shop, and he even showed us part of the process. We bought a nice...More

Thank Shep M
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Cool place for ceramic pieces. We ended up buying a couple of Dean's signature pieces. Museum quality items. Worth taking a look

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stumbled upon this place on our honeymoon and met the sculptor. He's a very interesting guy and makes some really good pottery, with an emphasis on functional pottery. We bought a couple of pieces and recommend stopping in.

Thank Dominick B
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