Adams Imports invites you to stop in at our beautiful store at 24 Monmouth St, Red Bank, New Jersey, and experience for yourself, our exclusive handmade ceramics, Polish Pottery high quality crystal glass. We have a wide range of beautiful crystal and ceramic pieces, including bowls, vases, plates, cups, tea and coffee pots. All items are microwave, oven, dishwasher and freezer safe. We also stock exquisite high quality crystal from Poland, fine linen and beautiful hand-crafted Baltic amber jewelry in sterling silver. If you don't have time to visit or Red Bank NJ location, all of our items are available through our on-line store with secure credit card and Pay Pal purchase options.
Adams Imports is the exclusive carrier of fine handmade ceramics from Poland, produced by the same company in Poland for more than 200 years and are famous throughout the world for their hand-crafted excellence. All of our ceramic pieces are microwave, oven, dishwasher and freezer safe. They are great for everyday use, yet beautiful enough to be collectibles with a place of pride in your home. These unique pieces have been signed by the designing artist and no two "signature" pieces are exactly alike.
Our Polish Pottery ceramic's are hand crafted with pride at a small manufacturing company in Boleslawiec, Poland. This Polish art is sure to please all who enjoy traditional folk art ceramics. Polish farmers created these traditional designs with inspiration from the proud peacock. Our handmade pottery is decorated using a unique hand-stamping method using natural hand-cut Baltic Sea sponge. Each ceramic dish is made in Poland of white clay decorated with lead-free glazes creating a durable collection. This collectible pottery is safe for use in the microwave, oven and dishwasher. Each collectible dish, whether a teapot, plate or mixing bowl, will be an heirloom piece to be cherished for years to come. You can view our on-line video which shows in detail how the artists create this beautiful Polish ceramic pottery.
Polish Pottery has been based on the outstanding old traditions of the local potters making Polish Pottery, especially the original under-glaze stamp and brush ornamentation, which can be seen on the hand-formed dishes of the finest quality clays. It connects the esthetic with the everyday-use elements, in great harmony. Each Polish Pottery product is a unique masterpiece, with the art of fire-glazing creating its original and extraordinary form. All Polish Pottery Ceramic pieces are individually signed by the artist and include a unique code number that identifies the particular piece, as shown in the picture to the right. (Click the image to see a lager version of the picture)
Our Polish Pottery is famous for its beautiful shape, rich ornamentation and being fired at very high temperatures (over 1250°C) which guarantees impermeability, durability and resistance to any damage when the Polish Pottery tableware is used in microwaves, ovens, or dishwashers. Polish Pottery products are free from any cadmium or lead additives, and safe ecological glazes are used for ornamenting purposes. Our Polish Pottery assortment is very rich, sumptuous, and diverse. Older Boleslawiec ceramics patterns have endured in many households as an integral part of the Silesian culture, and the dishes have a great sentimental value to Poles and Germans.
Adams Imports also features crystal from Huta Szkla Gospodarczego Irena SA, Poland's leading manufacturer of crystal glass since 1924 and the most experienced crystal glass producer in Poland. We have a great variety of hand cut, high quality crystals to choose from, representing more than 80 years of tradition. The popularity of these products throughout the world, especially in countries such as Great Britain, Spain, France, Ireland and Japan, is thanks to Irena's high quality products, as well as a large diversity of supply and the latest design trends. From table glasses and champagne flutes, to beautiful decanters, vases and bowls, there is a design for you.
Located in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region of Poland, Huta Szkla Gospodarczego Irena SA was founded in 1924, originally as a producer of dishes and haberdashery glass, made of white or colorful material, cut liquor bottles, jars, glass for gas and kerosene lamps, perfume, cosmetic, pharmacy glass and technical accumulator glass. Today, the company is a producer of fancy crystal, drinking glasses and cups, now produced on a large scale, which began after the modernization of the plant in 1976. HSG Irena is one of the largest glass manufacturers in Poland and is the most experienced producer of crystal (cut-glass, lead crystals) and glasses made of soda glass, and crystal accessories, with the plant producing drinking glasses on a large scale.