MADE to ORDER ~ Orca Pod Kitchen Utensil Holder


MADE to ORDER: please allow 4 WEEKS production time

This utensil holder is made to order in Dark Blue, Turquoise or Gray. An elegant addition to your kitchen. Dishwasher safe.

approx: 6.25 - 6.5 inches tall X 5.25 - 5.75 inches at the widest part of the opening

This price includes free domestic shipping, please message me for international shipping quotes. If you'd like to do no-contact pick up from my home studio in Tacoma, WA use coupon code "PICKUP" at checkout to remove the built-in shipping costs.

© Downing Pottery, 2022

These utensil holders are unglazed on their lower portion which means the surface is porous and can absorb cooking oils and other stains. To help seal and protect that matte surface against staining, your pottery will be oiled prior to shipment - as you might treat the wooden cutting boards and utensils in your kitchen.

If and when you feel it’s time to retreat your pottery, apply mineral oil* with your hand or a paper towel and leave upside down overnight. If you have porous counter tops, such as concrete or butcher block, I would skip oiling the bottom of a utensil holder. Wipe with a clean cloth or paper towel in the morning and you should be good to go! Repeat as needed.

*clear, food safe mineral oil is inexpensive and widely available. There are organic mineral oils available online. Linseed oil is another option, commonly used for treating wood surfaces. Do not use olive or vegetable oil as they can go rancid over time.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

4 weeks

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase

I don't accept returns or exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

I'm taking custom order work on a very limited basis. Get in touch with your request and I'll let you know what I can do.

Sizing details

These pieces are handmade and the clay shrinks 12-15% so there is variation, but you'll find size approximations in each listing. I do not offer custom sizing.

Wholesale availability

No wholesale at this time.

Packing Materials

I source as much recycled packing material as possible, with peanuts, bubble wrap and paper from several local small businesses. I buy all of my boxes new, from a nearby manufacturer.

Pick up options

All prices include free domestic shipping. I do offer a discount for no-contact, pick up from my home studio in Tacoma, WA. If interested, please use coupon code "PICKUP" at checkout and I'll be in touch as soon as your order is ready!

Reviews (5)


This is beautiful—design, colors and craft. I’m very satisfied and I love seeing it on my kitchen counter. Useful and I love the handmade detail. Feels personal to me, and also professionally done. The artist was very responsive. I also purchased mugs from her in the past, as gifts.

Item is exactly as described and beautiful. Looking forward to buying more items.

It looks absolutely amazing I love it so much.

Absolutely beautiful! Exactly what I was looking for and worth the wait! Thank you so much Downing Pottery!!