Handmade Stoneware Sheep Salt Shaker – Funny Animal Pottery for Kitchen and Dining


Shipping to United States: Free

Add a touch of whimsy to your kitchen with this delightful handmade ceramic salt shaker featuring an adorable hand-painted sheep. Crafted from stoneware, this versatile shaker is suitable for both salt and pepper, adding charm to your dining experience.

Key Features:

- Material: Stoneware
- Design: Hand-painted sheep illustration
- Functionality: Suitable for salt or pepper
- Safety: Food safe, dishwasher safe, lead-free, and cadmium-free
- Dimensions: 3.7 in/9.5cm wide, 2in/5cm high
- Finish: Entirely matte in brick red and off-white colors
This listing is for one salt shaker. If you're interested in a set of two, check out our related listing here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/227898766/stoneware-salt-shakers-set-of-two?click_key=a8c39223410da004eda5f74b69e2647e34e6dfc3%3A227898766&click_sum=e6c13116&ref=shop_home_active_8&frs=1&cns=1&sts=1
Please note that each shaker features three holes.

Perfect Gift:
Whether it's a birthday, Christmas, or any other day, this sheep salt shaker makes for a thoughtful and unique gift. Our sustainable production practices, utilizing local clay and energy-saving kilns, add an extra layer of eco-friendliness to your purchase. Support a small business with over 20 years of crafting expertise.
For more funny salt and pepper shakers please visit here:
Stoneware, a resilient and nonporous form of pottery, undergoes a meticulous two-step firing process at DankoHandmade to ensure durability and functionality. Here's a closer look at our firing technique:

1. Bisque Firing: A Crucial First Step
When a clay piece reaches the greenware stage, it's time for the initial bisque firing. Loaded into the kiln, the temperature gradually rises to approximately 1800 degrees F (980 degrees C). This firing step serves a dual purpose: it hardens the ware, making it more manageable during the subsequent glazing process, and it maintains the clay's porosity.

Porosity, or the ability to absorb liquids, is crucial for the success of the glazing process. During bisque firing, the porous bisque ware absorbs water from the glaze, while the glassy components in the glaze adhere to the surface. This meticulous process lays the foundation for a seamless glazing experience, enhancing the overall quality of the final stoneware piece.

2. Glost Firing: Sealing the Artistry
The second firing, known as glost firing, focuses on forming the glaze over the stoneware. This phase occurs at a higher temperature range of 1180–1280 °C, ensuring a thorough and flawless glaze finish. This elevated temperature not only enhances the stoneware's resilience but also contributes to its aesthetic appeal.

Water Absorption and Dishwasher Safety:
Stoneware products crafted through this dual firing process exhibit remarkable water resistance, with water absorption levels remaining below 1 percent. This characteristic ensures the safety of using our stoneware items in dishwashers, even with intensive programs.

Explore More:
Delve deeper into the artistry of ceramics by exploring our shop for insights into other stages of the crafting process. From the initial shaping to the final glaze, DankoHandmade is committed to creating stoneware that marries functionality with artistic excellence.

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    Reviews (3)


    Quick response to answer question. Very arrractive salt shaker.

    Very beautiful salt shaker—only 3 holes, but salt comes out nicely.

    This salt shaker is so cute and convenient! Wonderful gift!:)

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