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If you can name a friend who constantly DMs you Instagram posts with cute ceramic pieces, we've got an idea or two about what to get them for the holidays. From big-name retailers to independent artisans, you can find plenty of unique pieces that say "you're basically the coolest, so here's a gift that's equally as uncommon."
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Here are some of our favorite ceramic gift ideas for the friend who loves adding unique pieces to their mantel or settling down with a cozy cup of coffee.
The ever-popular pros at East Fork obviously know the art of ceramics. This espresso cup serves a dual purpose as a functional item and an aesthetically pleasing, minimal addition to any kitchen.
A charming figure by Anjelica Alubowicz, ideal for holding everything from a toothbrush to chopsticks. Also works great as a decor item on any surface.
Sometimes a little bud vase in a bright color can make all the difference. Sculptural yet simple, this gem is great for the bold maximalist.
We love a classy candlestick holder, and this black one fits into your decor no matter the time of year.
Louisa Podlich's ceramic creation was inspired by Minnesota winters. Bookmark this planter for the green thumb in your life.
This hand-thrown terra cotta pot was inspired by ancient Greek-Egyptian pieces. We love the deep, earthy color, too.
Helen Levi continues to impress us with her work, and this dinner plate is no exception. It's inspired by 5 p.m. in January, and we can totally see how.
Rami Kim's whimsical designs always catch our eye. This sculptural soju cup would fit right into a happy hour at home.
This sophisticated matte look is for those friends who know how to decorate a seriously elegant tabletop.
Why store your fruit or trinkets in a standard bowl when you can use this millennial pink one instead?
Kitchen essentials are so much better when they're done creatively, and we can't help but swoon over this charming sugar bowl.
A quirky find for the friend who appreciates some desert vibes in their space.
Jonathan Adler's signature face designs always catch our attention, and this candle is no different. Bonus points for the black wax filling.
You're probably thinking "enough with the vases," but how about one that is inspired by "volume and void?" We thought so.
A great holiday and housewarming gift in one, these abstract coasters are a perfect dinner party essential.
A tray that can sit easily at home on a desk or dining table — with a little humor added, too.
This bright yellow jug is basically a splash of sunshine, and a great addition to any bar cart.