What are your hours?

Standard Ceramic is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. and our retail store Ceramic Supply Pittsburgh is open Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are closed certain holidays.

Holiday Hours:

Standard Ceramic will be closed on the following holidays: 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 17, 2022

Spring Break - Friday, April 15, 2022

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2022

Summer Break-  Monday, June 20, 2022

Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2022

Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Break - Friday, December 23 & Monday, December 26, 2022


How can I reach you?

Call us at 412.276.6333 or fax 412.276.7124 or email orders@standardceramic.com 


Are your clays pre-mixed?

Standard wet clays are accurately formulated, completely mixed, pugged and de-aired.


How are your clays packaged?

WET clay bodies are packaged in plastic bags, two 25-lb. bags per carton.


Are your clays available in dry form?

All Standard clays are available in dry form. The price is increased by $.06 per pound and the Non-Toxic seal does not apply to these clays.


How do I soften clay?

Reconstituting Older Clay


How do I use cones?

Using Orton Pyrometric Cones


Where can I find safety information about your products?

Safety Data Sheets - Wet Clays

Safety Data Sheets - Casting Slip

Safety Data Sheets - Materials


Do you deliver?

We deliver throughout the tri-state area. Please call 412.276.6333 for availability and rates.


Do you offer classes?

No, but we occasionally offer special workshops, led by visiting artists.


What is ClayPlace@Standard?

It is our gallery. We offer several exhibitions throughout the year.