Quality and Care



The team at Sylvan Clayworks works very hard to ensure you are getting a quality product through a variety of testing. Our Sylvanware is very durable, but keep in mind that it is intended for serving rather than cooking.


Handcrafted dinnerware like ours takes a little more TLC to extend the life of your dishes. Most of our ceramic products are microwave and dishwasher safe, with just a few stipulations. If your product has gold writing or accents on it, it is not Microwave safe. Do not place over direct heat. Avoid extreme temperature changes and high heats. We recommend caution with oven use.

For dishwashing, we suggest avoiding more acidic and abrasive detergents, such as Cascade and Lemi Shine, which can cause unnecessary wear on some of our glazes. We recommend gentle, environmentally-friendly detergents like Planet Dishwashing Detergent and Seventh Generation.


We proudly handcraft our ceramics in a way that’s uniquely Sylvan. Our materials and process result in natural variation from piece to piece, including irregularities in glaze color, texture, and finish — and that’s something we celebrate. We feel that these characteristics are in no way considered flaws and only add to the one-of-a-kind beauty of our products. Each piece is carefully inspected to ensure that it lives up to our high standards of quality.