Pottery, handmade in Scotland

Handmade and hand-decorated pottery, made by Barbel Dister in Cromarty

Hand-made by Barbel Dister

Terracotta pottery hand-decorated with slips and glazes in the Highlands’ oldest pottery

Hand-thrown, hand-decorated

Individual commissions undertaken for unusual gifts and commemorative pieces

Gallery of Work

See some of the pieces I have produced and handmade here in my pottery in Cromarty.

Individually deesigned and decorated mini-tiles by Barbel Dister


Teapots, wedding or retirement gifts, or just something very special for that very special person.

Barbel Dister, Cromarty Pottery, originally from Hamburg

About Barbel

I originally trained as a tile-stove builder in Hamburg, Germany, before moving to Scotland in 1990.

Cromarty, sometimes described as the pretties wee town in the north of Scotland

About Cromarty

Cromarty, located at the tip of the Black Isle in Easter Ross, has been called the prettiest town in the north of Scotland

Contact Cromarty Pottery

If you’ve got a question about my pottery, or would like to discuss commissioning a special piece for a special person, please contact me using the form below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can. Thanks.

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Cromarty Pottery, Shore Street, Cromarty, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland IV11 8XL      Tel: (01381) 600701

OPENING HOURS: Summer: Every Day: 10.00am-5.30pm.
Winter: Tuesday-Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm (Closed Mondays). Closed for all of January.