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by Maura Jacobsen
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  • the story

Home Plate

There are sights and adventures to be found out on the road, but it's home that always calls you back. Artist Maura Jacobsen captures that duality in her inviting, handmade trays. She gives earthenware clay the imprint from vintage license plates she has collected—your choice of all fifty states is available, to celebrate your local pride, to remember a special place, or to honor someone as they start out on a new road in life. After shaping her trays, Jacobsen uses non-toxic glazes of earthy red and sky blue, like a scenic vista that you can always keep with you. Handmade in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Handmade
Exclusive
Item ID
23535
Made from
earthenware clay
Measurements
12.25" L x 8.75" W x 1" H
Notes
Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • the maker

Maura Jacobsen

Maura Jacobsen was raised in Denver, Colorado and headed north to Wyoming in 1989 where she received a degree in Art from the University of Wyoming and she never looked back. Her business started in a three room cabin, in a town of 200, with a dog named Homer. The adventure has made her who she is today.

Over the years she has slowly grown her pottery business from unique handmade pieces to promoting art throughout the state of Wyoming as an artist on the Artist Roster. Inspired by images from life, she hopes to spark a connection and a conversation with the dishes she creates.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LICENSE PLATE PLATTER
 
4.4

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (21)
  • High quality (16)
  • Dishwasher safe (11)
  • Doesn't stain (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (12)
  • Formal occasions (8)
  • Entertaining (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (9), Frequent entertainer (8), Stylish (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (19), No (8)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (13), Self (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (9), Birthday (5), Christmas or hanukkah (5), Weddings (3)

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5.0

Adorable

By 

from Memphis, TN

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Doesn't Stain
  • High Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

      This platter is well made and so unique. Love the colors, and the size is great!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Wedding

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Perfect gift idea!

      By 

      from Indianapolis, IN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

            I gave a NJ platter to my sister-in-law for her birthday. She loves it, especially knowing that it was produced specifically for her! Our far-flung family gathers at the Jersey shore every summer, so the platter has special significance.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Birthday

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Almost kept it for myself!

            By 

            from Fort Worth, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Excellent Craftsmanship
            • High Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual entertaining
              • Display

              Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

              I had a difficult wedding gift to buy for my best friend who is very streamlined and understated in her design taste but who married a restraunteur/foodie who loves to entertain and whose style is bold Texas! I loved giving them something handmade that could be displayed or just kept in a cabinet and used for fun oer d'oeuvres. I paired this with a super classy, golden glass-blown wine bottle stopper shapped like a long horn! Also - I loved the platter so much I am ordering one for ME!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Wedding

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              A great gift with a touch of home....

              By 

              from Long Island, NY

              About Me Frequent Entertainer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Dishwasher Safe
              • Doesn't Stain
              • Great quality
              • High Quality
              • Sturdy Design

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                When I saw this product I immediately thought of ten people who I'd love to buy one for. I actually bought two, one for a friend, who is originally from Michigan, and one for myself. I plan to bring mine to my vacation home in another state for that "little touch of home".

                When my friend opened up the package and saw what I had given him there were tears! I can't explain it, it's a reminder of home when you're a "transplant" from another state and away from family. I absolutely LOVE this platter! Thank you for offering it!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                Loved it

                By 

                from San Antonio, TX

                About Me Stylish

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Formal Occasions

                    Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                    The design was unique

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Other
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Wedding

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    100% Unique

                    By 

                    from Chicago, IL

                    About Me Practical

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Dishwasher Safe
                    • High Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Entertaining
                      • Formal Occasions

                      Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                      License plate arrived well packed in the box and without any chips or broken pieces. The item was more beautiful and unique in person than showed on the website. Wonderful colors. Hope maybe in the future that two states can be used, instead of just one. Can't wait to see the look on my father's face when he opens his gift!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                      • Father
                      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                      • Christmas or Hanukkah

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      1.0

                      The idea is there...

                      By 

                      from Simbury, CT

                      About Me Practical

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dishwasher Safe
                      • Doesn't Stain

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                        Letters designating the state were up in corner/side and not as prominent as I had imagined. Also, platter was made from "truck" license plate impression and since I've never owned a truck it didn't sit right with me. I was hesitant to order this but went with my gut and am really sorry I did at that expense. Was going to give it to my sister but she wouldn't care for it either. Oh well....

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                        • Birthday

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        5.0

                        I already bought another one =)

                        By 

                        from Oakland, CA

                        About Me Stylish

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Better Than I Imagined
                        • High Quality
                        • This Was Great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use
                          • Display To Remember Home
                          • Entertaining
                          • Formal Occasions

                          Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                          This is a very thoughtful gift for a friend who has made a new home in a state other than the one they grew up in. It's beautiful and very high quality. As soon as I received it, I ordered a second one for another friend.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                          • Other
                          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                          • Christmas or Hanukkah

                          Comment on this review

                           
                          2.0

                          Nice rustic plate, not worth the price.

                          By 

                          from Vienna, Va.

                          About Me Stylish

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Design

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                              I have purchased pottery for the same price or slightly more that have a much more visual and decorative appeal.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                              • Self
                              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                              • Other

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              5.0

                              Gorgeous

                              By 

                              from Houston, TX

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LICENSE PLATE PLATTER:

                                  Loved the color. Looked like the picture.

                                  Service and delivery comments:

                                  Platter arrived in one piece and unchipped. I can't wait to give it to my sister.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • Yes
                                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                                  • Other
                                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                                  • Christmas or Hanukkah

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