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Feather Carafe

Feather Carafe

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The Feather Carafe is a unique ceramic piece handcrafted by skilled artisans in Baia Mare, Romania. This carafe is a perfect example of traditional craftsmanship, with a delicate hand-painted peacock feather motif that is both elegant and inspired by nature.

With a generous capacity of approximately 1500mL, the Feather Carafe is perfect for serving wine, water, or any other beverage. The design of the carafe is inspired by the local peacock feather motif, which has been an important symbol in the region for centuries.

Each Feather Carafe is carefully crafted using traditional ceramic techniques that have been passed down through generations of artisans in Baia Mare. The ceramic material used is of high quality, ensuring that each carafe is durable and long-lasting.

The peacock feather motif is hand-painted onto the ceramic body of the carafe, creating a delicate and unique design that adds a touch of elegance to any dining experience. The design is not overly ornate or showy, making it suitable for a variety of occasions and decor styles.

To care for your Feather Carafe, simply hand wash it with warm water and mild detergent. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or placing it in the dishwasher, as this can damage the delicate hand-painted design

Materials

White Ivory Ceramic

Dimensions

20 cm x 21 cm x 13.5 cm, 1500 mL

Care information

Please hand wash with warm water and mild detergent, and avoid using abrasive cleaners or placing it in the dishwasher.

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Handmade in Baia Mare, Romania

In Baia Mare, Romania, traditional crafts like pottery making and hand weaving have a long and rich history. Pottery making in particular is steeped in ancient techniques dating back to the Dacian times, where artisans work exclusively with clay, water, and fire to create functional and decorative ceramics. The process starts with preparing the clay, molding and shaping it into the desired form, and firing it in kilns to transform it into a durable and functional ceramic object. The simplicity of the techniques used in Baia Mare, combined with the natural beauty of the clay, results in pottery that is both practical and visually appealing.

Similarly, hand weaving is a craft that has been passed down through generations of artisans in Baia Mare. The weavers work with natural fibers like wool and cotton to create beautiful textiles that are both practical and decorative. The process of hand weaving involves carefully selecting the right fibers, spinning them into yarn, and then weaving them together on a loom to create the desired pattern or design. Each piece is unique, reflecting the weaver's skill and creativity.