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.
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.
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.
Whatsapp/call to register 052 449 5858
Private Lessons on the Wheel
Receive personalized one-on-one instruction from our instructor, Naomi,
and 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.
To book a private lesson
on the wheel call Naomi
WHATSAPP/CALL 058 630 0372
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
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.
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
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)
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
Date and time TBD. For scheduling updates and information about future workshops, please send us an email with "Workshops" in the subject line to
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.
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
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
Book a time to come paint!
Sun. - Thurs. between 9:30 am and 7:30 pm