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Sun Plate

Sun Plate

Regular price £38.00 GBP
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The Sun plate is a ceramic piece of art, made in Horezu, Romania, that celebrates the town's rich cultural heritage. Each plate is handcrafted from high-quality ceramic materials and molded by hand, with intricate designs hand-painted using traditional techniques. The sun symbol, a traditional sign of Horezu, is incorporated into the design, making the plate a meaningful addition to any home or collection.

Whether used for serving food or as a decorative item, the Sun plate is a statement piece, with its bold and vibrant colours inspired by traditional Romanian patterns and motifs. The intricate design and hand-painted finish of each plate make it a unique and cherished piece steeped in tradition and cultural significance.

The plates are fired in a kiln to set the paint and ensure durability, making them a long-lasting work of art. The Sun plate from Horezu is not just a functional piece of pottery, but a true celebration of the town's rich cultural heritage.

Materials

Ceramic

Dimensions

25 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.