Eldstó created by the Couple who own the place and they are both artists.
Thor Sveinsson ceramic artist studied pottery from 1971 – ’75. Gerhard Schwarz from Germany and Paul Martin from Ireland were his mentors. He was for many years a designer in a company named Glit which was in Reykjavík – Iceland. Thor has taught Pottery in Reykjavik School of Art in 2008 and 2009. He is very skilled at throwing the various forms and it is very inspiring to watch Thor mold the formless clay into teapots, cups, bowls and much more.
G.Helga Ingadóttir singer and ceramic artist has in the past decade learned ceramics under the guidance of her husband, Thor Sveinsson. She took classes in the visual arts in FB-Reykjavík, accompanied by private lessons with Gunnar Geir Kristjánsson, an accomplished painter. G.Helga also designs jewelry. She utilizes materials such as glass, porcelain, silver, leather and so on. Each object is unique and G.Helga tries to create the perfect balance of different shapes and colors. No one thing has the same pattern and the unexpected appears in various forms in her jewelry.