Pottery Barn Kid is a high-end home furnishing company that is headquartered in California with retail stores in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.
Among other products, Pottery Barn is known for manufacturing some of the sturdiest and most exclusive baby cribs in the marketplace.
Although the company has its headquarters in San Francisco, are the cribs produced in the United States or some other location? That’s what we’ll discuss in this short write-up.
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Are Pottery Barn Cribs Made In The US?
No, Pottery Barn cribs are not manufactured in the US. They are still produced in Asia in a Fair Trade Certified facility that is acceptable by relevant safety regulatory bodies throughout the world.
There are various reasons the cribs are not produced in the United States – nearness to raw materials and cheap labor could be part of the reasons.
However, Pottery Barn not making its cribs in the US doesn’t take anything away from the quality of the product. Their cribs remain one of the sturdiest and most durable cribs out there even though the prices are on the high side.
Before any product sells in the United States, the Consumer Product Safety Commission needs to certify the product good for the populace. In this regard, Pottery Barn cribs exceed the safety requirements for cribs.
What Are Pottery Barn Cribs Made Of?
Pottery Barn cribs such as Kendall and Larkin are made from solid poplar wood that is kiln-dried to avoid any crack or split. The cribs are skillfully crafted with sophisticated technology to boost structural integrity.
For the painting, child-friendly water-based paint is used at different stages of the finishing. This gives the cribs more richness, depth of color, and provides durability.
The cribs are stylishly crafted to fit any room decor and they come in multiple colors. This gives you the option to choose the one that best fits your baby’s room.
Finally, Pottery Barn cribs have special features such as height options to accommodate your little one as he/she grows. You can buy the conversion kit for a toddler and full-sized beds if you want to use it for your kid up to teens age.
How Safe Are Pottery Barn Cribs?
All Pottery Barn Cribs have been tested and certified safe for use. The cribs are GREENGUARD Gold certified, which means they are among the safest cribs parents could get for their kids.
Pottery Barn cribs are not non-toxic, thus, making them safe for babies without any fear of inhaling harmful chemicals.
So far, there haven’t been any bad reviews on PBK cribs in terms of safety. These heirloom cribs are designed with the choicest materials for safety, comfort, and versatility. Hence, it is more pricey than other crib brands.
Where Can I Buy A Pottery Barn Crib?
Pottery Barn Kid has retail stores in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Mexico.
In the United States alone, there are about 185 Pottery Barn retail stores (as of June 2022), with California having the lion’s share (29 locations, that’s about 15% of the total stores in the country).
You can also order your product online by using the official website of the company. However, ordering online will incur shipping fees which may be somewhat high and you have to wait for some time before the product arrives.
If there is any Pottery Barn store around your location, it is better to drive to the store to get what you want. You should only consider ordering online if the store is “undrivable miles” away from you.