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Jesse Chisholm was a trailblazer – literally. Born in the early 1800’s, his father was a Scottish immigrant and his mother was a Cherokee Indian living in Tennessee. In the late 1820’s, Jesse moved to the Cherokee Nation settling in Oklahoma. As a … Continue reading

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The first Thanksgiving wasn’t a holiday; it was simply a three-day gathering of Plymouth colonists and Native Americans celebrating the harvest of 1621. The harvest was bountiful in crop – and in kindness.  The natives are credited with sharing their … Continue reading

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We’ve been named as a preferred vendor for Ducks Unlimited. It’s an ideal relationship. Ducks Unlimited is the world's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation; Sunset Hill Stoneware is America’s Greenest Cleanest Pottery. Ducks Unlimited got its start in 1937 … Continue reading

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Every once in a while a brand crosses our Sunset Hill Stoneware production line that makes our team step back and reflect on how far we have come. We never thought a reality show would make us pause, but that’s … Continue reading

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We wouldn’t have a story without our customers. In fact, their brand image tells our story. Our Signature Stoneware™ mugs stand out for our ability to take a custom logo, press its intricate details into clay and high fire the … Continue reading

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You’ve heard the old saying ‘you are what you eat’. More Americans are realizing that their mood, energy levels, food cravings and general health have a lot to do with what they are eating. I remember my Grandma saying, ‘when … Continue reading

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Labor Day is celebrated annually on the first Monday in September. The holiday is intended to honor the American worker. In 1894, Congress passed an act acknowledging that the contributions of individuals who work for the better good of a … Continue reading

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Most people have an ingrained responsibility to act within the best interests of our society and environment. It’s simply the right thing to do. We’ve been brought up to help others. The business world acts in the same way. Publicly-traded … Continue reading

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It’s easy to take our national parks for granted; to us, they’ve always been there. These majestic landmarks are a part of our American landscape, so it’s natural to assume they will be available when we are ready to travel, … Continue reading

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People love hand thrown stoneware and like to travel. Combining the two makes people happy – and that’s good for America and Sunset Hill Stoneware. Since 1979, my tradition has been picking up a souvenir mug when my husband and … Continue reading

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