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Forest House

Forest House

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The Forest House plate from Horezu is a beautiful and unique piece of ceramic art. The design of the Forest House, a familiar figure in folk fairy tales, brings a touch of magic and enchantment to the plate. The intricate details of the house and surrounding forest are expertly hand-painted, making each piece a true work of art.

The Forest House plate is handmade from high-quality ceramic, ensuring its durability and longevity. The process of hand-forming the plate and hand-painting it results in a piece that is not only visually appealing but also full of character and charm. The plates are well-balanced and sturdy, making them both beautiful and practical for everyday use.

In addition to its beauty and practicality, the Forest House plate has cultural significance. Horezu is a region known for its rich cultural heritage and traditional ceramics, and the Forest House plate is a testament to this heritage. The use of traditional techniques and the depiction of the Forest House, a well-known fairy tale, showcases the artistic talent and cultural richness of Horezu.

Materials

Ceramic

Dimensions

20 cm diameter

Care information

Please wash with cold water and ❤️.

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Handmade in Horezu, Romania

Pottery making in Horezu, Romania is a traditional and intricate process. The local clay is extracted and then undergoes several stages of preparation, including cleaning, cutting, watering, kneading, trampling, and mixing. The potters then use a special finger technique to shape each object, requiring concentration, strength, and agility. The resulting ceramics are characterized by their vivid colors, including dark brown, red, green, blue, and the signature shade of "Horezu ivory." The pottery is then fired in kilns to achieve the desired finish. The Horezu pottery is known for its bold patterns and bright colors, making each piece a unique work of art. The tradition of pottery making in Horezu continues to thrive today, with local artisans producing a wide range of functional and decorative ceramics.