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Peacock Pint

Peacock Pint

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The Peacock Pint is a beautiful ceramic piece, handcrafted in the historic city of Baia Mare, Romania. Known for its rich history of ceramic making that dates back centuries, Baia Mare is the perfect setting for creating a beautiful and functional work of art like the Peacock Pint.

This pint is made from high-quality ceramic material, carefully shaped and molded by skilled artisans. The design of the pint is inspired by nature, featuring a hand-painted peacock tail motif that is both elegant and timeless. The peacock tail is a local symbol that reflects the natural beauty of the surrounding area.

Each Peacock Pint is made by hand, with great care and attention to detail. The hand-painted peacock tail motif is created using traditional techniques that have been passed down through generations of artisans in Baia Mare. This ensures that every pint is truly one-of-a-kind, with its own unique character and charm.

The Peacock Pint has a capacity of approximately 375mL, making it perfect for enjoying your favorite beverage. Its elegant design and beautiful hand-painted peacock tail motif make it an ideal gift or addition to any home decor.

To care for your Peacock Pint, 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

12 cm x 8 cm x 10 cm, 375 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.