Elevate your kitchen with Danko Handmade's adorable stoneware salt shaker featuring a hand-painted turtle design in brick-red and off-white. This versatile matte-finished piece can be used for salt or pepper, making it a charming addition to your dining experience.
🐢 Shellebrate with Humor:
Surprise your loved ones with a whimsical birthday gift – a turtle-themed saltshaker that will add laughter to every meal.
🎨 Handmade Craftsmanship:
Expertly crafted from stoneware, this shaker is food-safe, dishwasher-safe, lead-free, and cadmium-free. Its sturdy build ensures durability while maintaining a cute aesthetic.
🌈 Colorful and Unique:
Brick-red and off-white colors, matte finish – a stylish and functional addition to any kitchen. Each shaker is one-of-a-kind, making it a perfect housewarming or birthday gift.
🍽️ Functional Elegance:
Measuring 3.7in wide by 2in high, this shaker is perfect for any dining table. Its three holes offer just the right amount of seasoning, whether it's salt or pepper.
🌿 Sustainable Craftsmanship:
Danko Handmade practices sustainable production using local clay and energy-saving kilns. Support a small business with over 20 years of experience in crafting unique stoneware pottery.
🌐 Made in Bulgaria, Shipped Worldwide:
Handmade in Bulgaria, Europe, this turtle salt shaker is perfect for birthdays, Christmas, or any day. Bring joy to your kitchen and support sustainable, skilled craftsmanship.
🛍️ Set Options Available:
Looking for a pair? Check out our set of two stoneware salt shakers here:
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The Ceramics Transformation Journey: Explore the Artisan Craftsmanship
FIRING - Unveiling the Alchemy of Clay:
🔥 Introduction to Firing:
Step into the mesmerizing world of ceramics making by exploring our shop for various stages of this fascinating process.
🏺 From Soft Clay to Resilient Ceramics:
The firing stage is where the humble, pliable clay undergoes a magical transformation into robust ceramics. Resilient and stone-like, ceramics have stood the test of time for millennia, thanks to the marriage of clay and fire.
🌋 The Crucial Firing Process:
Firing involves subjecting clay and glazes to intense heat, pushing them to their optimal melting point. This isn't visible at a surface level; the transformation occurs on a molecular scale.
🔆 Bisque Firing - The First Crucible:
In the initial firing, known as bisque firing, pottery experiences high-temperature treatment. This vital step vitrifies the clay, ensuring it can withstand subsequent glazing without compromising its integrity.
🍶 Balancing Act of Vitrification:
Bisque firing strikes a delicate balance – making the clay pots resistant to glaze application while preserving their readiness to receive it. Achieving this balance is crucial for the subsequent stages.
🎨 Glaze Firing - Crafting Elegance:
After applying glazes to the bisqueware, the kiln becomes a canvas for the final masterpiece. Every piece is loaded with precision, ensuring pots don't touch to prevent unwanted fusion of glazes.
🌡️ Precision Temperature Control:
The kiln is gradually heated to the precise temperature required for clay and glazes to mature. This meticulous process is followed by a gradual cooling phase, a critical part of the alchemical dance.
🚪 Unveiling the Transformed:
Only after the kiln has cooled is the door opened, revealing the completed, beautifully transformed ceramics. Each piece tells a unique story of the union between clay and fire, a testament to the artistry and mastery involved.
Embark on a journey through our shop to witness the magic of ceramics making at every stage. Your support fuels the artistry and craftsmanship of our small business.
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May 23, 2023
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Nov 3, 2020
Jul 26, 2016
What a fantastic, functional work of art! I love the design, the shape and the texture of this piece. All are perfect for its intended use. Thanks so much for creating it and, also, packaging it so carefully for such a long journey. I love it!