Loop Teapot


Modern Handmade Porcelain Teapot with Strainer by The Bright Angle

Tea is the perfect calming, cozy drink that you can curl up on a couch with or pour for guests to warm up a conversation. The handmade ceramic Loop Teapot steeps your favorite tea and pours like a dream - a special collaboration with Shannon Tovey.

  • Stainless steel tea strainer included.
  • The Loop Teapot is 9" x 6" x 6" and holds 36 oz of tea, or three 12 oz cups of Monday Mug tea.
  • Ceramic components microwave and dishwasher safe. Do not microwave stainless steel strainer.
  • Not compatible with any stovetop due to risk of thermal shock. Instead, pour heated water into pot to brew tea.

Smoke Grey Satin MatteSmoke Grey Satin Matte
Silk White Satin MatteSilk White Satin Matte
Mica Black Satin MatteMica Black Satin Matte

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Our products are designed with the intention of heavy everyday use. Each product is food safe and water resistant. Each piece of handmade pottery is meant to be used and loved every day as well as being a piece of art for display.

The handmade pottery may be put in the dishwasher, oven, and microwave. However, pottery is breakable and should be protected from obvious shocks like dropping it and from sudden changes in temperature. Uneven heating can cause it to crack. With proper care, it should last until you want something new. Some products will get scratched over time with lots of love and use. Many collectors treasure their pottery and are back for a new set of dishes with no complaint, because they don’t want to use anything else.

All glass, wood and metal components are hand wash only and should never be microwaved.

About Us


 The Bright Angle is working to bridge the gap between design and craft by focusing on home goods that are American Made. We begin our creative process by sketching or sculpting prototypes. In order to ensure that we are able to see the smartest design come to fruition, we transfer the sketch to a computer aided modeling system. We use 3D prototyping and mold/jig systems to create efficient production systems that are executed by a highly skilled team of makers. Once we have a model we are satisfied with, we scale it up to account for the shrinkage of the porcelain. Next, we pour plaster around the model to create a mold. This mold is filled with liquid porcelain to recreate the object. We refine the porcelain object using hand tools and cover the object in our soft satin glaze and fire it in a kiln to 2200F. Once it is fired we sand the bottoms smooth. We make everything from scratch by formulating our own porcelain and glazes to be durable and unique. The Bright Angle sources our wood, glass, and other material components in collaborations with local craftspeople that share our commitment to American-made and thoughtfully sourced raw goods. We believe that good design is a marriage of concept, process, material and utility.


The Bright Angle sources our wood, glass, and other material components in collaborations with local craftspeople that share our commitment to American-made and thoughtfully sourced raw goods.  We believe that good design is a marriage of concept, process, material and utility.

 The porcelain is the highest quality mixture of raw materials creating the most durable and structurally sound ceramic material - made in house.  The porcelain is made from the highest quality white clay (kaolin), glass (flint or silica), and glass melter (feldspar).  We fire our porcelain to cone 6.  We take pride in the purity of our materials.

 We use the strongest and most consistent we we can for our design applications.  We source our leather and glass from like-minded makers in the Asheville, North Carolina region.

The Bright Angle

 The Bright Angle believes in making art for the home producing the best gift ideas for wedding gifts, holiday gifts and other special gift giving occasions.  Working closely with the Asheville NC art scene we provide handmade gifts working with technology such as 3D printer designs and laser cutter designs to form our prototypes.  Our focus is on bringing collaborative contemporary design to the forefront of studio pottery and studio art.

Shipping Policy
We will ship within 1-3 business days of the order being placed for all in stock items. Since our pre order items are made to order they can take at least 3 days and longer for larger orders.

If you need an order expedited just leave us a message and we will respond ASAP. We work hard to keep our shipping rates reasonable while ensuring your items are delivered in the most efficient and reliable way possible.

The Bright Angle ships orders via FEDEX and USPS. Carrier options vary based on item and destination. You can expect an automatic email with tracking details once your order ships. If you have a shipping preference, this can be chosen at checkout.

Please contact us with your order number if you need to make any changes to your shipping selection. If your order has not shipped, we will do our very best to accommodate all updated requests.

The customer assumes responsibility for additional charges on rejected packages.
Glaze Colorways

We offer most products in a variety of different  glaze colors and finishes.  We have a satin matte collection comprised of Smoke Grey, Noon Blue, Sundog Pink, Silk White and Mica Black.  Each of these glazes will be matt, soft and fairly flat - although there is also variation especially with Ink.  The other glazes have more gloss in them but also small micro zinc silicate crystals that grow in the glass.  These include: Mineral, Patina, Sky, Watermelon and Honey.  Each of these glazes also vary.  We love the exciting differences in the glaze!