This wheel thrown and hand painted stoneware bowl is perfect for cereal, ice cream, soup, salad, yogurt, fruit, candy, nuts, olives, etc. It is an unique piece of art. It is wheel thrown on a pottery wheel, then dried, bisque fired, glazed and fired for a second time. It is entirely handmade - from the preparation of the clay till the removing from the kiln.
Measures approximately 5 cm/2 inches tall, and about 10.5 cm/4 inches wide, and holds about 260 ml or 9 ounces of liquid (not filled to the rim).
Food safe, microwave safe, dishwasher safe.
The listing is for the smallest bowl on the photos.
This is a very durable bowl which can be used in the microwave, the dishwasher, or even in the oven.
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Stoneware is a nonporous, nontranslucent pottery, that is fired at a high temperature. It is hard enough to resist scratching, but differs from porcelain, because it is more opaque.
In DankoHandmade we fire stoneware pottery twice to produce a better quality glaze finish. Bisque firing is around 900 °C, and glost firing (the firing used to form the glaze over the ware) - 1200 °C. Water absorption of stoneware products is less than 1 percent, which makes them safe to use in a dishwasher even with intensive programmes.
Ceramics, which is one of the first industrial activities of man, has artistic qualities, and is considered art even in its initial development.
(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.
1-2 business days
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Dec 23, 2022
I paid $93.99 for two bowls that are the size of a very small cat bowl. I was super excited to get these bowls and use them for soup and cereal like I had read in the description. The bowls are not hand made nor are they as described. Big waste of my money!
Dec 28, 2020
I always have wonderful experiences with this shop. I am slowly completing my full tea set of this pattern and couldn’t be happier with the quality of the pottery. Fully dish washer safe, I’ve had four mugs and a tea pot for years and they look like they did when I got them. Shipping was super fast - faster than many of my orders filled from the US!
Dec 9, 2018
Gorgeous. Fast shipping and very well-packaged.
Oct 14, 2018
Love the detail in design, Beautiful.
Sep 28, 2018