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Eric Weinberg, South St. Paul, MN

I "discovered" Prairie Fire a number of years ago on my annual trip to Montana and got our first piece, a very large serving bowl. Since then I've stopped many times and luckily, my wife has been able to accompany me on the last two trips. We love the pieces we've gotten and everyone asks about them. I've met Jerry a few times but missed Tama on every trip - guess I'll just have to keep making the pilgrimage until our schedules match. And you really need to stop at the shop if you can. It is charming and there are always some amazing creations.

Tom Miller, Rapid City SD

Creativity , exceptional talent , beautiful work! Comes alive with touch & sight. Collectible today Treasured by all future generation


Just put our new piece of pottery to use. Simmered an Irish Style Stew, while appetizing with a sharp cheddar and Port wine. Oh, what a night!!! Wouldn't have been the same without the ambiance of Prairie Fire Pottery. Thank you Jerry & Tama.

Tom Miller, Rapid City SD

There isn't a day that goes by that my hands or eyes do not touch your creation ! Unless I'm away from home! Jerry & Tama have a great spring & great YEAR !

Suzanne Cravens, Pine Island, MN

Since your beautiful lidded bakeware arrived, I have baked wonderful soups in it.myhusband thought it was too beautiful to use, but it washed up easily. In between uses, it graces my counter.


Just bought my wife's annual Christmas gift. As always, she will say I made an excellent selection again. Don't tell her though (shhhh) I really buy it for myself. I love Prairie Fire Pottery ever bit as much as she does.

Bonnie Prigge, Vichy, MO

After six years of coming to Regent pheasant hunting, we FINALLYmade to your studio in Beach a couple of weeks ago. Amazing! I love the intensity of the colors. And I got to sign the wall in person!

Kathy , Minnesota

I bought three egg separators from you back in early September, two as gifts and of course one for myself. I just need to tell you the ladies I got them for LOVED them. One went to Idaho and one to Oregon. I don't know if they will ever get used to separate eggs, but they are reminders of a wonderful time the three of us spent together. We always try to stop and shop on our trips west.....your shop is right on our way from Minnesota to Idaho. And I just finished an online order for one of my daughters. Thank you for having such amazing pottery!

Howard & Margaret Hall, Winchester, TN

We were on the last few days of a 2-week road trip to Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, etc. when we entered ND on our way home in TN. We saw the billboard advertising Prairie Fire Pottery and decided to stop in Beach and check it out as local made pottery is the one thing I like to purchase when I am traveling. I purchased some items and would have loved to have gotten more because I liked Tama's work so much. The items I purchased look so nice in my home and I will always have memories of ND when I use them. I have just placed an order for some Christmas gifts. I only wish I had taken Tama and Jerry's picture for my photo album that I will be putting together regarding our trip. Prairie Fire Pottery was one of the highlights of our trip. I am so thankful I can order online.

peggy sue, quincy, il

I just had to tell how pleased we are with our plates, bowl, & mugs we purchased from you in july. When my husband seen them for the first time he counldn't believe how beautiful they were. He sets our table with them every night! Love, love, love them. Thanks!

Glenda Jo Tessier, Mahtomedi

I have seen the sign for your shop many times and decided it was time to stop. I am so happy that I did. I bought three pieces and will either order on line or be back in person to purchase more. All the pieces are just beautiful and well done. It was nice to know that they can(but I probably won't) be put in the dishwasher. Thank you so much.

Sandie T, Mankato MN

It was absolutely delightful to find your shop as we were on a road trip in North Dakota. Thank you Tama for taking the time to show me your work studio and answer all my questions about the unique look and artwork in your pottery. The colors are remarkable, I have not seen colors like this in pottery before. It was obvious that your skill in creating your own glaze was the key to the beautiful color. I bought two pieces today but I will be back for more. Thank you!

Virginia Lepage, Fargo

Just received my third purchase from Prairie Fire Pottery - four of the 14 oz. mugs (2 in the earth and sky colors and 2 in blue/black.) My first was a large hand built piece in prairie fire and the second was candle holders in prairie fire. The hand built I purchased at the store (easy to get to off from I94)on a trip out west with my husband and the second and third were purchased over the Internet. I am never disappointed and all have been beautiful pieces for our home. I already have my eye on the next piece that I want to purchase. Tama is just a wonderful person to work with - so helpful and patient.

Pam McClintock, Bemidji MN

Love the pottery I ordered. So beautiful. Packed well and arrived very fast. Will be a return customer .

Caroline Johnson, East Syracuse, NY

On out trip out west this summer my husband saw your sign so we decided to stop. Good choice. Been purchasing pottery for years as gifts and for our home. Loved the beautiful unique colors of yours and the way they were done. Had pieces shipped and when we returned there was the box and the way it was wrapped all in perfect condition. Can't wait to see the reactions of these gorgeous pieces we are giving this Christmas. So glad he saw your sign and we stopped!!

Jackie Erickstad, Bismarck, ND

I just received my glazed tiles and vase in perfect condition and very quick delivery. They are all beautiful and look forward to ordering more.

Colleen Hoesly, New Glarus, WI

We found Prairie Fire Pottery almost nine years ago on my first trip out to Montana from Wisconsin for college. We made sure to stop every year. This is my Mom's favorite place! I love how easy it is for me to get online now and order, I never have to wonder what to get her for a gift!

Jane Larson, Des Moines, IA

If your dad or your kid's father is a fly fisherman, give him the beautiful Missouri River platter that Tama created this year. Can't wait to give this to Peter this year!

Mary, Seeley Lake, MT

Just purchased several items from your shop and love them! I'm so pleased that I saw your billboard, so I could see your beautiful items.

Pam, Cloverdale

My husband bought 2 hand warmer mugs for me for Christmas, so I could always have 1 clean... Now we wash both of them everyday because he loves it so much too! Thanks for making such wonderful pottery! We both love them!

Paul Halvorson, Sandy, Utah

Used to live in Western ND and spent a lot of fun times in the Badlands so am very familiar with Beach. Every time we go through the area we stop at your shop. Love your pottery. The glazes are spectacular!

Becky Daves, Flower Mound, Texas

I just received a square plate and a pitcher from Prairie Fire as a gift. These two pieces are my new favorite pieces of pottery in my collection. I am on line ordering more.

Janet Culp, Amarillo, Texas

Your new little Missouri and earth and sky colors are wonderful! I love these new colors! I've been trying to add touches of blue to this house and your pottery is just what I needed. I'll be ordering more!

jackie hyra, jamestown

I stopped in on my way home to pick up a souvenir and ended up buying 6 large plates. The Prairie Fire color is just gorgeous...even more impressive than the photos. I just ordered two more and will undoubtedly order other pieces soon.

Morgan, Sterling, Alaska

Just received my first piece from here as an anniversary gift from my husband!! Will soon be treating myself! Absolutely love all of the pottery!

Betsy Browder, College Station, Texas

Just got our beautiful mugs and can hardly wait for my morning coffee tomorrow! THANKS for the lovely functional art!!!

Rob and Paulina, Puyallup, WA

We have several pieces and will be adding more! Just beautiful and unique!

Mary Jo Clairmont, Fargo, ND

Finally stopped at Tama's shop on the way back from Boise. How talented and a kind spirit you have. So enjoyed the tour of where your 'magic' happens. Best wishes.

Bonnie Iversen, Fairview, MT

Tama, I just wanted to let you know that the beautiful sugar bowl arrived safely and I am so pleased! We love coming to your shop whenever we have a chance, and enjoy the uniqueness and beauty of your pottery and the excellent service. Thank you.

Tom Shanahan, La Palma CA

I love the pieces and the work.

Joyce, Williston

I love you pottery and have ordered many pieces for gifts. The last order is going to Japan for my daughter-in-laws brother and his new wife. I thought it would make the perfect gift to send from North Dakota. Thanks again for your beautiful pottery!!!

Janet Culp, Amarillo, TX

Oh Tama, I didn't think it was possible but my new set of your pottery is prettier than the first one that I got from you. Thanks so much! Now the new house is feeling like home. It's nice to be able to replace some of our things we lost in the fire.

Ken Guenther, Oslo, MN

I stopped in on the way home from Montana and I'm glad I did! I purchased a large bowl for my wife and had it shipped to my home. Wonderful stuff in that little pottery barn.

Patti Littlecreek, Oak Park,IL


Bev Gross, Riverside, Ca

Love this store.

Randy and Francine Rice, Idaho Falls, ID

We bought some pieces from you a few years ago on our way to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We love your work and have just ordered a couple more items. Thank you so much for adding such beauty to our lives and our home.

Janet Culp, Amarillo, TX

I just opened the dinnerware set that I ordered and am so pleased. The colors are just fantastic. You offer wonderful service as well as a wonderful product. I will be visiting this website often.

judy, pinckney

so glad to have happened by your place years ago. i love your work and the pieces i was able to purchase for me and my family.

Mary & Jim Rosenberger, Verona, WI

We're so glad we found you and your great shop. We love the bowl and bookends. Can't wait for our next trip out west - we'll be sure to drop in again.

Doug & Sara Olson, Darlington, WI

We were thrilled when we found your shop and were completely amazed at all of the wonderful and truly beautiful pieces that were contained within. We also loved being able to write on your wall! A complete treasure overall!!!

Don "Pop" Ehreth, Fairfax, Virginia

What a neat discovery that just demonstrates again that the real beautiful parts of a vacation is not what you see from the InterStates, its the treasures that one finds in the small and exceptionally friendly little towns off the InterState. Tama, her husband, and my new young friend, Kristi, and the Prairie Fire Pottery shop is what America is all about. Stop and find your own treasures at this neat shop of art.

Gail, Bismarck, ND

I received my order in perfect shape and perfect timing. It was an 8th anniversary present for my daughter and her husband and they loved every piece. The pictures on your website didn't do justice. They were beautiful! Thanks again!

BeLinda Schlichting, Wildomar, CA

This past Sunday (7/11/10) my husband & I were out to Golva to see our next road work job. He had promised to take me to Medora afterward but it got to late. So he decided to check out your town of Beach and when I saw you little store I screamed "STOP"! I told him it won't take long... Ha -Ha was he surprised. I did not want to leave, the beauty that filled my eyes! How amazing. I was greeted by your niece and two of your very loving cats. You sure do put your love in every piece. I am more excited to come back to visit your store again than I am about Medora.

Don & Fadiah Parsons, Torquay,Sk. Canada

We saw your sign on the highway on our way back home from Medora, so we stopped by for a look. What a treasure we found! The pieces we bought are absolutely beautiful and look even better in our home.Your sense of colour is magnificent! I can see that we will be going through Beach on our way to Medora from now on. Looking forward to our next visit. Fadiah.

Donna and John Mikkelson, Boise, Idaho

We love the piece we purchased from you not long ago. I think we need one of everything you create.

Bonnie Piehl, bismarck, ND

we just love all your work!!!

Sylvia Hatcher, Satellite Beach,FL

Pictures don't do your items justice...Can't wait to come back & shop some more.

Mike DeFors, Lansing Michigan

My mother grew up in Wilton, ND and loves the small blue vase I got her for Mother's Day. It's a nice way to remember her youth.

Michael Schlenvogt, Valley City, ND

Thank you for hand delivering the plate that I had won it is beautiful. It was a pleasure to meet the artist behind the work thank you.

Matthew Griffin, Athens, OH

Hey, Tama -- the big bowl arrived yesterday and we love it love it love it. Thank you so much!!!

Shari Schlosser, Scottsdale, AZ (previously Bismarck, ND)

I received a square bowl as a gift and I love it. I am looking to purchase another piece to go with it. The colors are magnificant!

Gail Cosgriff, Detroit, MI

The best thing about Prairie Fire Pottery is the people who own it! Love you both!

LeAnn Rafferty, Bowman, ND

Thank you so much Jerry. You guys have excellent service! I'll be shopping again soon I'm sure. Maybe for me next time. Thanks again, LeAnne

Tracy Forehand, Lexington Park, MD

I just received the spoon rest and tile I ordered. The photos in the website don't do them justice. They are fantastic. I especially love the cat's paw print in the tile. Right before Christmas I ordered 3 Star Candle holders to give as gifts. My daughter and co- workers love theirs. The 3rd was a Secret Santa gift and 2 people fought over who should get it. I must say, the Northern Lights bowl will always be my favorite. Thanks Tama.

Ann Bradford, Cedar Hill Texas

I have arrived back home and opened the Prairie Fire Pottery package you have sent. The best packing I have ever seen!

Linda and Jim Ertel, Chalfont, PA

Our pottery arrived today, and I had to let you know how excited we are with it. The green that shows up on both pieces is just beautiful - I think they may be the prettiest pieces we've gotten from you. Keep in touch and thanks.

Linda Ertel, Chalfont, PA

Thanks for such quick service. It's always fun to do business with you. Stay warm!

Lydia Fewless, Bismarck ND

The beautiful pottery pieces that I purchased for Christmas gifts were marveled. These pieces made their way to Kansas and Michigan. Hoping to spread the word on North Dakota artistry.

Laura, Sykesville, MD

I bought the sponge holder and I love it!

Amanda M, Rugby ND

I received a hand-made wall piece for my 30th birthday. It will be a treasured gift always. A great coveration piece in my office. I hope to add to my collection soon.

judy, pinckney, MI

Have 2 mugs and one small plate i picked out while on vacation several years ago. They are beautiful and add so much to my Native American decor.

Jessica Worster,

Last weekend, my family and I took our annual trip down to Iowa, to have our Christmas with my mom and stepdad. My mom kept telling me, "You and Kelvin have another gift coming, but it's not here yet." I forgot that I sent her your website and some ideas for pieces that I'd like. We ended up leaving about 5 hours later than planned because of bad weather, but in those 5 hours, she had discovered a package in her garage (the UPS guy must have come while we weren't home) and it was two pieces that I really wanted, and she bought one for herself that matched ours. I got a spoon rest and the matching blue utensil holder, and she got the square bowl, all matching. I just wanted to tell you that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THEM!! I will definately be purchasing more as money comes our way! I love your work, it's magical and knowing that my mom has another piece that matches ours, is a wonderful feeling. We've always lived so far away from them, so anything that keeps them close at heart is welcomed. So, thank you for bringing my mother and I closer. Oh, and I did give her the Beautiful Women of North Dakota book, so she feels like she knows you too!

Shirley Conrad, Rapid City SD

I bought a very unique rock candle from Tama several years ago and lost a couple of rivets that you need to burn it. I called her and she sent me replacements immediately. Not only do you have beautiful items, you have a first class customer service policy. Thanks so much.

Mark A. Zimmerman, Bismarck, ND

Tama personally delivered an order--how's that for service! The blue colors in the plate are simply beautiful. Thanks for the craftmanship and wonderful personal service.

Linda & Gene Crouch, Empire, Michigan

We stopped at your shop in July after we saw a beautiful pottery display at the rest stop and the lady told us where to go to find your shop. What a wonderful surprise. We love the west landmarks and we bought a piece of your work to bring home to our house to remind us of the great landmarks we saw on our trip to the western side of the U.S. Your pottery is a great reminder of a great vacation we had. Thank You. You have a beautiful shop. We will be back.

Walter G. Ensign, Ashland, OR

We received the Blue Mugs last week in perfect condition, of course, due to superb packing. They are just what we wanted and are beautiful. As we intend them for our summer cottage in New Hampshire, I did not unpack them completely, leaving them taped to the cardboard, and intend to ship them in your packaging when we head back there next summer. Thank you so much for letting us know when they became available!

Noreen Linke,

I just returned home from a long vacation to find the box from you with the beautiful Northern Lights Bowl. This was a great and wonderful surprise. I love it, and I appreciate your thoughtfulness so very much. This is exactly the bowl I had hoped to receive in my last order. Thank you for this beautiful and unexpected gift. I will display it with pride in my home. I am always pleased with the level of service you provide and this is another example of why. Many, many thanks!

Gwen Hawkins, Glasgow Montana

Bought my first 6 pcs in Williston, ND on 9/19/09. Already want more pcs. Thank you for your website.

Cindy Guenthner, Hockessin, DE

Your Praire Fire Pitcher arrived today and it is absolutely beautiful. We are in the process of completely redoing our kitchen, and this will be a striking addition to display on the grantie countertops. I'm originally from Lakota and my husband is from Minot. We are also UND people. I will be telling all my East Coast friends about your lovely work. Cindy

Wanda Micheli, Colorado

I bought some of the tiles a few years ago..and I love them..I am so glad I found your website...I have friends and family all over the states and the different tracks make it a very personal gift. Thank you. Lovely Work!

Paula Carter-Cooper, Bend, Oregon

Found your amazing pottery at a lodge in Yellowstone and bought a bowl to add to my pottery from every state collection.Your work is breathtaking and one of my favorites.

Carol Robinson, Rye, NH

Got my order today for the soap dish and utensil holder. Both now in my "Southwestern" bathroom- they look great. Love your work. Thanks for the chocolate too! Hit the spot on a rainy day here in Seacoast NH!

carol robinson, rye beach, nh

Each piece I buy reminds me of a trip through Beach and your lovely shop. Your work is unmatched and highly collectable as well as useful!

Pattie, Brooklyn, NY

Thank you. I love the way you take care of your customers. I hope to get out to visit before the snow flies.

Janice Hall, Castalian Springs, TN.

A group of women were on our way ro Montana for a mission trip. We saw your sign on the interstate & decided to stop. I Bought a beautiful vase that Jerry said he loved too. Plus a liquid soap dispencer & some other things. Jerry gave us ladies a tour of your studio. Your pieces are just beautiful & one of a kind. I know I will be buying many more in the years to come. Thanks so much for all the3 kindness you showed all of us.

Brieanna Seefeldt, Markleeville, CA

Thank you so much! We received a lot of your work for our wedding this past weekend and loved it so much we ordered a gift for mother's day! Thanks for your beautiful work. We will enjoy collecting over time.

Pam Anderson,

I LOVE the small plate I just received from you! The colors are fabulous – I especially like the unexpected green and purple and the spots are wonderful counterpoint to the flowing lines. It looks just like I expected so your online catalog is good. I will be back for more! I live in a very “arty” area and have exposure to lots of pottery but yours is the only one I’ve purchased for a long time. Keep up the good work! Your packaging is delightfully, effectively simple and the chocolate was a great touch. First class, professional all the way. I am a quiltmaker and am originally from North Dakota.

Susan Kling, Midland, MI

I received my order today. It was well packed so both items arrived in perfect condition. There were more beautiful in person.

Janelle, Charlottesville, VA

Fed Ex just dropped off my Prairie Fire birthday platter. Let me tell you, Jerry, you are a Master Packer/Shipper! There is no way any pottery could get broken with the expert job you do with each package.Tama, thank you for selecting such a beautiful piece for me. The colors are perfect for your name: Prairie Fire. It is truly stunning. I am so pleased that my sister, Carmen, made me aware of your work.

Karen Dutton, Casper, WY

Loved the glazed garlic keepers I ordered as gifts. Beautiful work and they arrived in perfect condition. Thanks!

LaNelle, Bemidji, MN

I gave your pottery as Christmas gifts and also purchased for myself it is just awesome.

Tom MIller, Rapid City SD

Personality and beauty each and every piece Only mathced by Tama and Jerry talen and devotion . Your shop is a jewel for the state of North Dakota.

Mick, Grafton, ND

My wife,Jane, was delighted with the Prairie Fire platter that I brought home from my hunting trip. It will be the first of many of your pieces I am sure.

jim Weinzetl, plymouth, mn

Prairie Fire Pottery is a treasure to find and nourishes your art soul. We are included in the long list of couples whose taste in art differs, but wonder of wonders, my wife loves the pitcher/vase I presented her with as a gift. My daughter adores her gift for the vivid colors and warmth . Any gift from Prairie Fire would be endear the recipient to you.

Bill and Dorothy Mansfield, California

In August Bill and I stopped by on our way back to CA from Wisconsin and purchased some items, including two bowls which were intended as gifts for two wonderful people we work for in the Stanford Teacher Education Program. They were thrilled and overwhelmed with the beauty of the pottery!

Cecil Steed, Charleston

I received the delivery of the "spoon crock" in very good condition. It is beautiful. I envy you in North Dakota, because you don't have to deal with the constant threat of hurricanes. I promise that when a hurricane finally hits Charleston I will carry your spoon crock as I wade away in waist-deep water, and I will hold a sign telling of your Prairie Fire Pottery. You will be known nationally on television!

Linda Willibey , Kankakee, IL

I have arrived back home and opened the Prairie Fire Pottery package you have sent. The best packing I have ever seen! Thank you for these two beautiful pieces. I am proud to have the chance to give them to my niece for a wedding present. Thank you for great prompt service of simply gorgeous dishes!

Susan Schnell, Dickinson, ND

Love your work.

Mary Ryan, Seattle, WA

I recieved one of your pieces as a gift from my sister and I love it! The colors remind me of "home". Beautiful work and the next time we're back in ND I'd love to see your shop and add to my prairie fire pieces.

Peg Tomski, Deerbrook, WI

We stopped into your shop last weekend after seeing your signage on the interstate. LOVED IT!! Purchased a beautiful red plate that I've been searching for for quiet some time. It's just right displayed in the family room. Thank you so much for your help in making my selection. (Another customer and I battled it out..but you were able to please both of us with your great selection). Will definitely stop again.

Lynda Gragg, Yucca Valley

Loved the pottery and was thrilled when the package with our purchase arrived today. Thanks and we loved the cats too...:)

Doris Mueller, Devils Lake, ND

Your shop is a regular stop twice a year. Have several pieces of your pottery and have given some for gifts. It is fantastic, I find it hard to pick out something as it is all so beautiful.

Ellen F. Zweig, Lansdale, PA

What a wonderful gift for my granddaughter who just moved to ND and will be married soon!

Valerie Savsten, Brooklyn Park,MN

I just love my little vase, so do my friends that see it. It's so pretty.

Larry Bernhardt, Dickinson, ND

I am a fan of nice pottery and it just doesn't get any nicer that "Prairie Fire Pottery". I have several pieces and will continue to buy more. I love it.

Dave M, Bridgewater, NH

On my way through ND, I stopped and bought a large serving bowl. I receive compliments from many on its craftsmanship. A perfect place to shop for weddings, special events, or even yourself. Thanks!

Kayla Hansey, Bowman ND

Bought one of your pieces and LOVE IT!! It's great to have local art.

Bob & Jennifer Rova, Hayden Lake, Idaho

Formerly from Bismarck, ND, we find it impossible to revisit our home state without stopping at your shop. Your pottery is functional art and we love our growing collection. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Charlotte Hutcheson, Austin, Texas

I just ordered an oval plate in the prairie fire color--love your pottery and ND.

Linda VanTol, Essexville, Michigan

I just received one of your wild horse tracks as a gift. I love it!

Virginia Lepage, Fargo, ND

Purchased the handbuilt Prairie Fire tray on 8/21/07. I have placed it in its "special place" in our living room. It is beautiful and it "speaks" to me that its colors are North Dakota. I love the free form of the tray and the way you did the protection molds and pads on the bottom. Many thanks!

Sara Volk, Sherwood ND

I've been to this website before and it is beautiful, but it does not compare with seeing your work in person. I am in love with Elmo too, can't wait to come back and give him a scritch.

Patricia Gunther, Blairstown, NJ

Just opened my Christmas present from my son and daughter-in-law. They gave me two beautiful mugs. As an avid collector of pottery, I am thrilled to add this to my collection and all the way from North Dakota. The colors are brilliant and match the decor to my new kitchen perfectly. This gift is a perfect addition to my collection.

Mary Braaten, Doyon, ND

I acquired a small vase from an estate sale that I attended yesterday in Cando, ND. The bidding for the beautiful small blue vase was fast and furious, but I was the lucky one who took the vase home. It is absolutely gorgeous and I love it!!

Dale & Fred McGoldrick, Marion, CT

Stopped by your shop on our way home from Alaska. Purchased lg. pitcher and candle holder. Love them both.

Julie & Harold Rodakowski, Rochester, MN

Our favorite wedding gift for family members -- unique, useful, beautiful, and reminiscent of home in North Dakota.

Rick Elsbernd, Mead, WA

We still enjoy the piece we bought a couple of years ago. It's great work!

Barbara Warwood, Belgrade, Mt

Purchase a plate while we were on vacation. Love It, It'st one of my favorite pieces.

Kenneth Bailey, Sidney, MT

On the Feb 21st I delivered a beautiful blue pitcher to the Major Kenneth D. Bailey, USMC. Ruth absolutely loved the pitcher as did her daughters. Please read a short bio on the Major below: Major Kenneth D. Bailey was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on 24 March 1943, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during a special ceremony at the White House, for heroic conduct during action in the Solomon Islands. The medal was presented to Maj Bailey's wife. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during an intense battle to repulse the enemy at Henderson Field on Guadalcanal.

Kathleen, Bismarck

This is great! I can always find a gift for family and friends.

Ken Bailey, Sidney, MT

You wowed 'em with another piece and so I had to order another. The pottery is so beautiful, all the women in my life have been so surprized and delighted by these pieces.

Ken Bailey, Sidney, MT

My mom really loved the small vase I got her. She said it was the most interesting, unusual and beautiful vase she'd ever seen. That's saying something since she's been around a long time and has travelled the world.

Carol Senenfelder, Coon Rapids

I love my bowl, looks great on my table

Sandra McMerty, Bismarck, ND

Tama is our secret weapon in filling our needs for corporate and board gifts, not to mention the beautiful pieces I hope to add to my cupboards. Go here, buy that...you won't be disappointed.

Cheryl, Marinette

I loved the color of the gift plate I received for Christmas. Reminds me of the earth tones...great in our home

Darcy Vest, Valmeyer, IL

We received a vase for a wedding present. It was definetaly one of our favorite gifts.

Rev. Stephen Holmes, Garrison, North Dakota

We were given a piece of Prairie Fire pottery when we served the Community Church in Beach. Bought a new piece for my wife recently. She said that there was "no finer gift" I could have gotten for her.

Christine Kraft, Seneca, SC

I received a peice for my wedding. What a wonderful gift!

Genene, Fontana, CA

My best friend sent me a beautiful blue bowl from your shop. I love it and I love that she knew I would love it! Thanks.

Douglas Knowlton, Madison, SD

I have a few pieces of your work in my office at Dakota State University. They receive many positive comments and I will be looking to purchase some other pieces in the future.

Betty Marsolek, Independence, WI

Betty Marsolek, Independence, WI We were to your shop this past fall and really enjoyed all the neat things you have in your shop. I also bought some vases and hopefully we can get there this year and we will stop again. You both so kind and helpful to everyone. Thanks again. 2-8-04

Gina Washburn, Northfield, Minnesota

I grew up in Nebraska and my most treasured possesssions are my pieces of prairie fire pottery. I look at them and dream of home.

Kate (Wosepka) Barone, Bismarck

Love the site! I always get wonderful comments on my Prairie Fire pieces.

Alan and Janet Gruber, Lakewood, OH

We were lucky enough to purchase several lovely pieces on our trip west and love having a bit of North Dakota in our Ohio home!

Melissa and Jeff Petry, Ada, MN

We loved your shop. A highlight of our trip to the Bad Lands.

Carol and Joe, Parsippany, NJ

LOVE,LOVE,LOVE, the piece we bought!

shari dunbar, rothsay mn

I bought my mom a vase last fall from you and she just loves it I am waiting for something to go along with it.

Jane Lunseth, Minneapolis

Tama's pottery is exquisite! ooo

Nancy Matirne, Park City, Mt.

my husband and i stopped by in june and really did have a grand time. even picked up great birthday presents. thanks!!!!

Jeff & Tricia La Porte, Wolfe City, Tx 75496

Love your GREYWOLF print tile. Want more!

Kelli Mitzel, Sioux Falls, SD

I am an Interior Designer looking for new things, and I found your site. What beautiful use of color. I love the Prairie Fire!

John & Marie French, Montauk, New York

My Wife and I have purchased a number of beautiful cups, bowls and oil lamps from your studio over the past couple of years. We love and use them all! We also just purchased a "small" ranch in Dunn County, ND, so we'll be seeing you again real soon.

Sharon Schatzke, Billings, MT

I stopped in your shop the last time I was through the area and LOVED your pieces!



Sherry Schatz, Hazen, ND


Tracy Forehand, Patuxent River, MD

I acquired my first piece of Prairie Fire Pottery while living in Japan. Tama was gracious enough to send the "northern lights" bowl overseas. The bowl survived the shipping to Japan and the return trip back to the states. It is still my favorite piece of pottery. I am so thrilled to see this web site. Thank you Tama.

Heather Christian, Schwenksville, PA

My parents in Bismarck have been sending me your pieces as gifts. I love your pottery.

Louise & Jim, Seattle

Your pottery is a perfect rememberance of the wonderful time we spent in ND this month! Thank you, it's beautiful.

Juli Maurice, Crookston, MN

Visited your store in mid-July. I was so pleased to meet you both, and very much appreciated your encouragement in pursuing my own potting pursuits. The mug I bought sits in a spot where I can always see it, reminding me of beautiful western ND and your gorgeous pottery, and also gives me inspiration to one day create something, I hope, as beautiful. Thank you.

Phyllis Shess, San Diego, CA

Hi Tama and Jerry ! I just arrived home and placed your beautiful vase next to other pottery treasures on my Craftsman mantel. It looks fantastic and will always be a lovely reminder of my visit to you and Beach, ND. Remember, you can visit your art anytime here in San Diego!!

Colleen Fuller, Williston, ND

I love giving your pottery as gifts to out of state friends as a way to remember their friend in ND. Beautiful work!

Laurel Ecklund, Fargo, ND

Stunning pottery!

Lorraine Bourgois, Bismarck, ND

I did Christmas shopping from your web site. The pieces were beautiful and made lovely gifts. The service was excellent and all pieces arrived n perfect condition.

Rich&Sandy Coblentz, Mt. Morris IL

We have some of your work sitting on our table and we would love to have much more so you will be hearing from us soon. Thanks!

Bruce & Judie Pennings, Kalamazoo, Michigan

An awesome place to visit. The pottery is wonderful.

Cathy Walton, Bonita, CA

My bags weren't big enough for all I wanted to buy! So glad to see the website and I was very happy to be able to meet Tama last summer! You work is beautiful!

Joy & Jim Coffey, Fargo, ND

All our kids love their Xmas gifts of Tama's Prairie Fire plates! Nice site!

Dan & Anne Carr, Linton, ND

Every piece that we have of yours is just beautiful! You really have a unique talent. The web site is super also!

Ed & Kathy Slaga, St. Bonifacius, MN

We've received two of Tama's pieces as gifts, and, they're absolutely beautiful! We're glad to see that we can now order on-line. Any chance of 'prairie fire' making an appearance at one of the Twin Citie's art festivals?

Kim Kranz, Bismarck, ND

Ever since I happened accross your earthy, classy, fabulous little shop a couple years ago while attending an auction sale in Beach, I've been taken by your talent. Your pottery is captivating! Your r web site is one of the best things to grace the internet! All the best!

Mike Tschida, Dickinson, ND

Live in Franklin, TN now, but, visited your store last summer and brought back some of your fine products for my southern friends to see. Great work!

Pat, Bismarck, ND

Sent one of your beauties to Dallas, TX; they loved it!

Ted Steiner, Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

I wish you could see your plate we bought from you in Sept.this year on our fireplace mantel...Beautiful !!