This Benedictine monastery occupies 760 acres made lush by natural springs. The Abbey Ceramics studio, established here in 1969, sells handmade tile saints, angels, and plaques designed by Father Maur van Doorslaer, a Belgian monk whose work U.S. and Canadian collectors favor.
31101 N. Valyermo Rd., south of Hwy. 138, Valyermo, California, 93563, United States
888-454–5411; 661-944–1047-ceramics studio