A Letter From I See Spain
In the wake of the pandemic our business is on the mat but not tapped out yet. Yes, this has been a rough one for everyone. None of us here or in Spain have been sick. Thank God. Our heartfelt thoughts go out to any who are sick or suffering from the illness or a quarantined business. The pandemic affects people in a number of ways. People suffer physically, mentally, financially and spiritually. The road back from any of these conditions is a hard one but we are trying one day at a time.
Before the virus we were vendors at about three hundred events per year. Since the middle of March all of our shows and events have been shut down. We have a very small internet presence. Ninety percent of our income comes from events. Needless to say, our industry will be one of the last to re-open. We rely on exuberant crowds filling events and enjoying themselves. For the time being those days are done. We can’t play in an empty stadium.
So thank you for visiting our website or finding us on Amazon. We hope you find a beautiful and authentic piece of Spanish pottery that you will use in your kitchen or give as a gift. Spain has also suffered greatly during our modern day global plague. But before the virus, for years, China has been dumping mass produced ceramics and pottery in Spain’s pottery making regions. Spain has produced pottery since Roman times. Most of the clay making studios are small, family run businesses. They are endangered by the ruthless and predatory business practices of China. So when you buy our products you are helping our Andalusian partners and friends in the pottery industry. You are helping to keep Spanish clay pottery alive and free from extinction. Many thanks from all of us at I See Spain. Above all stay safe and healthy!