Opening ONLINE on June 17th, 2022 at 10 AM CST Six of my Yunomis are available here: https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Definition of Yunomi (U-No-Me): A cup with a trimmed or turned foot, without a handle. Unlike the more formal Chawan tea bowl, which is used during the Japanese tea ceremony, the Yunomi is made for daily (or informal) tea drinking.…

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: HANDMADE CERAMIC JEWELRY WITH MELANIE SHERMAN Ceramic jewelry is HOT right now and we are really fortunate to have Melanie Sherman presenting the ways she makes her exquisite designs and incredible work. In this two-hour workshop, she will demonstrate the finer points of creating her forms, using marbled porcelain, and texturing for ice…

China paint, luster, and cold-finishing techniques are used all over the world to finesse and highlight many qualities of the ceramic form. These surface decorations are used for expressing cultural heritage, storytelling, color theory and more. In this 2-hour demonstration workshop, Melanie will demonstrate how she marries the ceramic form and surface imagery with layer…

I’ve been working on a set of matching necklaces and ring sets since the Spring. The interesting part is to incorporate Fine and Sterling Silver with some Gold elements, sometimes 14k Gold, sometimes Brass, and compliment the Vintage Decals, which have a layer of Gold Luster printed onto them. It transforms every piece into one-of-a-kind…

JULY 27, 2020  by NICOLE BRADLEY Melanie Sherman’s interest in clay and porcelain was a slow-burning passion stemming from her worldly travels and historical interests. The local ceramist was born in Germany and spent her youth visiting cities around Europe. “When I got into ceramics, I was especially interested in the history of porcelain and how…

3-Month Necklace Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE necklace every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Max size: 26in | Min size: 18in (chain-length) – All pieces are handmade – Each pair has a retail value of…

3-Month Dangle Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE pair of ear dangles every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Max size: 57mm | Min size: 35mm (drop-length) – All pieces are handmade – Each pair has a…

3-Month Stud Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE pair of ear studs every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Clip-Ons available – Max size: 16mm | Min size: 10mm – All pieces are handmade – Each pair…

These last couple of weeks have been SUPER special: So honored to work with the one and only Irma Starr on her commemorative platter for Lynn Nichols for her exceptional contributions to the field of World War II-Era Art Provenance Research. Irma Starr is a 17th-century slipware artist, based here in Kansas City. She is…

HANG IN THERE WHO DO YOU KNOW who would love to receive these lovely, handmade glazed-porcelain earrings? Reminiscent of vintage European dinnerware, the earrings are designed by Melanie Sherman, a native of Germany and now a Kansas City-based artist. Porcelain ear dangles, $69.00, available at Cerbera Gallery, 2011 Baltimore Avenue, KCMO in the Crossroads or…

Please stop by Cerbera Gallery / 2011 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, 64108 Dear Holiday Shoppers, our online store is empty while we are selling our ceramic jewelry at the Holiday Mart in Kansas City in October and the Holiday Boutique in Overland Park in November. We will be back with a full store in December.…