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High-quality craftsmanship and employee safety are principles that drive Duane and Tom Dunsirn. What started as an abstract idea almost 20 years ago has turned into a powerhouse production pottery shop. Sunset Hill Stoneware employees permanently hand press custom artwork … Continue reading

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It’s our 18th anniversary. Not a big deal, right? Hallmark doesn’t even recognize it on their gift idea list. It’s important to us though. Tom will tell you it’s been a good marriage; all 6,570 days, 157,680 hours or 9,460,800 … Continue reading

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Ask any retailer what’s their largest expense and they’ll have a quick answer: inventory. It’s an ongoing struggle. Too much inventory results in an overloaded stock room, crowded shelves, reduced cash flow and profitability. Too little stock on hand appears … 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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Ever notice that the places where you grow up never seem that interesting until you move away? I grew up in a small town on the other side of the lake. Whenever I travel home and drive past the rolling … Continue reading

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There’s a movement in America that screams red, white and blue. Established in 2007, this crusade started with a small band of brothers who were passionate about United States National Soccer. It began at Captain Jack’s, a local bar in … Continue reading

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It’s easy to get sentimental as we look back at accomplishments. Certainly being recognized for our landmark safe, clean air initiatives this past year stands out. There’s another milestone that makes us proud – and that’s you!        … Continue reading

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Some say that a typical friendship will last about 7 years. The reason is simple. People change over time, so it’s realistic that friendships change too. Years ago when I traveled for corporate America, a woman I was sitting next … Continue reading

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Still looking for the perfect gift? Many of our customers ask us how they can buy our branded products; literally there are thousands of places across America from tiny coffee shops to America’s historical landmarks.  Featured below are a few … Continue reading

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