Unique Wheel Thrown Pottery Candle holder, Handmade, Hand painted pottery.
Measuring 5.7in/15cm wide by 2.3in/6cm high.
The Balkan Peninsula is a place of civilizational collision of several cultures. Thracians, Greeks, Slavs, Turks and Proto-Bulgarians influence what we call Bulgarian culture. People in these lands still preserve traditions and customs of ancient times. They sing songs, dance and weave motifs without even knowing where it all comes from. Even subconsciously we carry the old traditions of times past.
This cultural input can be seen in the products of DankoHandmade. The bright colors of the Bulgarian national costumes, the traditional shapes and ornaments, the functionality.
For the past 20 years, our workshop has been trying to continue this tradition by interpreting it in a modern way.
(Explore our shop for the other stages of pottery making)
After the formed pieces have dried for a few days in plastic, they reach the stage of partial dryness referred to as leatherhard. This stage of drying is characterized by loss of water through evaporation that results in the clay's stiffening and losing some flexibility. This is an excellent time to refine the piece: carving excess clay, adding handles or decorative elements, trimming the footring of a bowl, etc. This is the last chance to change the shape of the piece. Once the clay has dried beyond this point no further shape changes can be accomplished.
1-2 business days
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Jan 20, 2022
Absolutely gorgeous! I loved it. Thank you for making such beautiful ceramics. I'd love to buy something from you again.
Aug 2, 2018
Apr 26, 2016
Outstanding craftsmanship. Thank you for the great service and fast shipping.