Hand painted Italian pottery

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Pottery – A Beautiful Union of Science and Art

Written by Jessica Graybill Many people have become so accustomed to functional ceramics that we encounter in our daily lives, often made on an assembly line with minimal decoration (or mass produced with decals) that it's easy to forget that pottery is a true art form - one that has been perfected over centuries by [...]

Italian Portrait Plates – Hand Painted in Deruta

Written by Jessica Graybill A familiar theme in Italian ceramics are the regal portrait platters that depict Italian nobles. Naturally, portraiture has been commonplace for centuries throughout many different cultures, but the remarkable skills necessary to produce these ultra-refined paintings on ceramics is truly an impressive feat. Hand painted in Deruta, Italy - Our [...]

Hand Painted Italian Pottery vs. Decals

Written by Jessica Graybill From time to time, we get an inquisitive customer who is surprised to see the cost of some of our items. "38 dollars for a mug!" they'll exclaim, "But why?" We got to see this man on a recent factory tour - he's won many contests for being the [...]

Italian Volcanic Stone Tables

Written by Jessica Graybill The Italians are famous for creating beautiful, durable ceramics which have stood the test of time and come to be revered the world over for their expert craftsmanship. This artisanal prowess in the ceramic arts is now being translated to exquisitely-made Italian volcanic stone tables, using the same techniques as traditional [...]