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Kiyor Studio is a community based creative space for the teaching and practice of ceramics and the arts, with an emphasis on functional art. Located in charming Nachlaot, Jerusalem, we offer hand-building ceramics and mixed media classes for children and adults. 

functionl art


Learn and practice the art of ceramics in classes or open studio time. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced ceramicist, Kiyor Studio is a relaxed and friendly space to experience clay and make beautiful things for everyday life.



Weekly Women's Ceramic Class

Discover the amazing and therapeutic benefits of creating in clay as

we experience powerful and practical spiritual lessons and chassidic insights manifest within it.

Bring home the functional art you make. . . 

and so much more!


Enjoy the amazing and therapeutic benefits of creating in clay as we experience powerful and practical spiritual lessons and chassidic insights manifest within it.  

Hone your hand-building skills, and explore exciting techniques for glazing and surface decoration as you create your own unique functional art. Students work their own independent projects, with assistance and instruction as needed.
Depending on your preference or mood, you may quietly by yourself, or enjoy the company and collaboration of your claymates. The studio has multiple work tables, to allow for both work styles.

₪ 625 x 4 months (18 classes)

10 class cartesia ₪1500

5 class cartesia ₪850

All levels welcome.
No experience necessary.

Tuesday mornings 

10:00 am -1:00 pm​

Whatsapp/call to register 052 449 5858 




Open Studio Time

 for Hand-building and the Wheel 

Whether hand-building or throwing on the wheel, you can enjoy
working in clay your own way, at your own pace, in your happy place.


Open studio time is available to those with some experience who can 
work more or less independently, with some instruction as needed. 

₪ 65 per hour
5-hour cartesia ₪300    
10-hour cartesia ₪575


Tuesdays 10 am - 6 pm

Thursdays 10 am - 3 pm

or by appointment

For information,

to book studio time,

or to reserve the wheel 

WHATSAPP/CALL 052 449 5858


Whatsapp/call to register 052 449 5858 

Private Lessons on the Wheel

Receive personalized one-on-one instruction from our instructor, Naomi,
spend more quality time working on specific aspects of wheel throwing.

You will start to experience the feel of the wheel. Learn to center the clay, making cups, bowls, dishes, and beyond!

Class fee includes clay, glaze, tools, and all firings. We begin with an introduction to the studio, clay, and tools we'll be using. Then hop on the wheel! This experience provides step-by-step techniques to create beautifully wheel-thrown pieces. 

1.5 hour lesson  180 per

5 lesson package ₪800 

10% discount for seniors and students:

To book a private lesson
on the wheel call Naomi 

WHATSAPP/CALL 058 630 0372


Studio Membership

For those who just cannot get enough time in the studio. (You know who you are.)



Our monthly membership program includes access to bright, well-equipped studio with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Anyone with sufficient experience to work independently may join as a member. 

What it includes

  • Up to 40 hours of studio time per month 
    during studio open hours
    (Sun- Thurs 9:30 am - 6 pm)

  • Low fire clay, engobes and house glazes

  • Use of the wheel 

  • Use of equipment, tools, brushes,
    molds, texturizers, etc.

  • Firings are 18nis per kilo

₪1100 per month


₪ 900 per month

with 6 month contract and dated checks

052 449 5858

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops are designed to focus hands-on instruction for creating a particular project,

or learning a specific technique in depth.  Enjoy the mindfulness of creating in clay,

and take home your own unique piece of functional art!

This is functional art at its best. Enjoy creating and using your own unique piece of useable art as you celebrate Jewish life. Your menorah, seder plate, kiddush cup or set of candlesticks is not only useful, it is a treasured piece of original art with which you can enhance your home all year long.  

Tasteful Teapots

Teapots aren't the easiest thing to make, but it is a particularly delightful project to design and create!  In this workshop we'll be using traditional hand-building techniques such as coil and pinch to build an original piece of functional art that will elevate teatime to a treasured ritual. 

2 sessions (2 hours each)  for building

1 session (1.5 hours) for glazing 

390 nis

Stunning Seder Plates

The seder plate is a particularly meaningful use of functional art because we use it to celebrate our freedom from slavery and our journey to becoming a nation. 

In this workshop, we will inspire ourselves and each other with what it really means to be free, and the sheer magnitude of and gratitude for Hashem's great kindness in freeing us from slavery. 

The seder plate you create is destined to become a treasured family heirloom!

2 sessions (2.5 hours each)

350 nis

Surprising Sgraffito

Learn to layer colored slips and carve with a variety of tools to create stunning surface decoration, including texturizing clay with things like lace, burlap, botanicals, or just about anything you can think of.

Students will use their decorated clay to make a piece of tableware, such as a bowl, platter, or plate.

One  3-hour session

180 nis

Date and time TBD. For scheduling updates and information about future workshops, please  send us an email with "Workshops" in the subject line to email@kiyorstudio.com


Prices includes all materials, glaze and firings. 

Elevate your table with functional art
Wine, Women, Song & Ceramics

Connect with and celebrate the energy of the new month
Rosh Chodesh is a special time for women, as Hashem gave it as a special gift to us.
This evening is a wonderful opportunity to renew ourselves mentally,
physically, spiritually and emotionally. Oh yea, and have some fun!

This monthly event offers a relaxed and nurturing environment for us gals to recharge our batteries and nourish our senses with an extraordinary evening of delights for the heart, mind and soul.

Monday evenings 

preceding Rosh Chodesh

7:00 to 10 pm

175 nis includes all materials,

glaze and firings, as well as wine and refreshments.

It begins with a shot of learning and sharing about the energy of the month ahead, followed by a creativity in clay functional art project.  Come connect with the holy sistas, breathe, move to the music, put your hands in the clay, make something beautiful, make a l'chaim! 

Parties, Dates & Group Events
Parties, Dates & Group Events
Plan a romantic clay date, family fun day, or private painting party
Creating together is a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion.




Bat Mitzvah Party

Clay Date

Paint Your Own Pottery
Our bisqueware is artfully hand-built in organic lines that make each one its own canvas. Enter you. 
This is not your grandmother's paint-your-own pottery 
Our paint-your-own pottery is unique because each piece is a one-of-a-kind and handcrafted in organic lines from a variety of the finest clays. Bisqueware is available in a choice of low fire and food-safe clays such as  porcelain, grey, beige, white, cream, with speckles, smooth and textured. You can use undergalzes and engobles to paint your chosen piece or dip in our house glazes. 


When you add your creativity, what emerges from the kiln is truly art in form and function. 

When you bring your design and creativity to a Kiyor piece you are truly creating a one-of-a-kind work of ceramic art that is extraordinary.

Choose a piece of handmade ceramic bisqueware and make it yours! We have a selection of both functional and decorative items in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles including Judaica, tableware, jewelry, tiles and more



and price list

Book a time to come paint!

Sun. - Thurs. between 9:30 am and 7:30 pm

Perfect for kids 3 and up. 

₪30  + the price of the piece you choose. 

Prices include all materials and firings. Take as much time as you want.

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