Wheel thrown, hand glazed ceramic mug.
Perfect gift for any occasion.
Capacity - 480ml/16oz (not filled to the rim).
Approximate measuring 3.6in/9.5cm wide (without the handle) by 4.6in/12cm high.
Food, dishwasher, microwave safe.
Ceramics, which is one of the first industrial activities of man, has artistic qualities, and is considered art even in its initial development.
The numerous tribes and peoples, that lived in the lands where Bulgaria is, have left their rich cultural heritage. Through the ages the region has gathered different types of ceramics of Thracians, Romans, Slavs and Proto-Bulgarians. The proximity to the Mediterranean and its rich and diverse culture has influenced the development of Bulgarian crafts.
In DankoHandmade we embrace tradition by interpreting it in a modern way. Each of our product lines has its own style and character, but all of them carry the comfort and warmth of Bulgarian land.
(Explore our shop for other stages of ceramics making)
Firing clay transforms it from its humble, soft beginnings into a new substance, ceramics. Ceramics are tough, strong, and very similar in some ways to stone. Pieces of pottery have survived for thousands of years, all due to clay that met fire.
Firing is the process of bringing clay and glazes up to a high temperature. The final aim is to heat the object to the point that the clay and glazes are “mature” – that is, that they have reached their optimal level of melting. (Pots and other clay objects won’t look melted; their melting is on the molecular level.)
Bisque firing is the first time the pots go through high temperature heating. It is done in order to vitrify the clay pots enough that they won’t be harmed when glazes are applied, but not vitrified to such an extent that the glaze won’t adhere correctly.
Once glazes have been applied to the bisqueware and have had a chance to dry, the ware is carefully loaded into the kiln for the glaze firing. Pots cannot be allowed to touch at all, or the glazes will melt together, welding the pots together.
The kiln is heated slowly to the proper temperature to bring the clay and glazes to maturity, and then slowly cooled again. Only after the kiln has cooled will it be opened and unloaded.
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Jul 21, 2022
This is my new favorite coffee mug. The detail is amazing. Feel like I have been time traveled to the Middle Ages. Absolutely adore this mug.
Jan 9, 2022
I love this unique and beautiful large mug and Daniel's work with colors and style. I can feel his passion in this special mug. Thank you so much!!
Jan 30, 2021
Oct 24, 2017
Love my new mug! The glazes are done beautifully and the lip is perfect for drinking. It's quite large which gives me the perfect amount of coffee in the morning. My only complaint is that the handle is big for my hand but I do have a small hand. Would most definitely recommend if you're looking for a unique, well-made artistic large mug.
Jan 6, 2016