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Rooster Plate

Rooster Plate

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The Rooster plate is a traditional ceramic plate made in the town of Horezu, Romania. It is known for its intricate design and hand-painted finish, making each plate unique and one-of-a-kind. The rooster is a traditional symbol of Horezu, and it has been incorporated into the design of the plate as a nod to the town's rich cultural heritage.

The plates are made from high-quality ceramic materials and are molded by hand. The hand-painted designs are added to the plates using traditional techniques, with each color being applied individually. The plates are then fired in a kiln to set the paint and make the plates durable and long-lasting.

The Rooster plate is more than just a functional piece of pottery, it is a work of art that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Horezu. The intricate designs and bold, vibrant colors are inspired by traditional Romanian patterns and motifs, making the Rooster plate a true statement piece. Whether used to serve food or simply displayed as a decorative item, the Rooster plate is a beautiful and meaningful addition to any home or collection.

Materials

White Ivory Ceramic

Dimensions

16 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.