I love to create functional pottery that is as aesthetically beautiful as it is practical and purposeful. I love this design and these glaze finishes for those reasons. Perfectly sized for a multitude of uses, these pieces can serve you for years as a vase, a utensil crock/jar, or as a wine chiller. These make a great Housewarming, Hostess, Engagement or Wedding gift as well. If you're using this as a crock, you'll be happy to know that there is a bit of extra clay left intentionally in the bottom to keep the vessel secure on the counter when you grab for a utensil in the midst of cooking. But you can also use it as a vase to display a gorgeous bouquet of fresh flowers. Or place your bottle of red wine in the crock and it will maintain the perfect temperature. If you're serving white wine, just throw some ice in the bottom or chill a bottle before placing it on the table in this crock. These are items I try to keep in stock; if I have an item I can ship when you place your order, it will ship within two business days. If not, it can take up to 30 days for me to create new pieces. These are each unique and one-of-a-kind piece, but the photographs here are representative of what each finish can look like. The buyer should note that, as with all handmade items, there will be sligh variations in form, size and glaze development.
Production Method: I throw these on the pottery wheel, paying careful attention to compressing the bottoms, walls and rims to provide extra strength. I leave a little extra clay in the bottom to help give them weight and keep them secure on your tabletop, even if you're reaching for a utensil in a hurry while preparing a meal. I also smooth the bottoms to protect your tabletop or countertop. Once bisqued, I brush and dip multiple glazes that I mix myself, and then I glaze fire them with controlled heating and cooling cycles to achieve the desired finish. Each piece is unique; the photographs show the typical appearance of these vessels.Size: Varies: Approx. 7" tall & 5" in Top DiameterColor: Green, Blue and AmberMaterial: Clay, Stoneware (Certified Non-Toxic), Ceramic GlazesFinish Type: Ceramic, Hand-mixed Glazes