Stoneware pottery vase with flat scrumbled ribbons attached around rim on all sides. Useful as a contemporary ornament or for displaying small posies of flowers
Hand building process
Each vase is made from grey stoneware clay, which dries to an off white. This vase has been hand built by rolling clay, joining the pieces together with slip. The ribbons are made by rolling and hand cutting soft strips of clay and attaching to the vase whilst still pliable to reduce cracking. The vase has two firings, the first to around 1100 degrees centigrade and the second, to over 1200 degrees. As the vase is handmade, the shapes can be irregular – each item is unique! The process takes more than 2 weeks to complete – this allows for the original rolling out, drying before the first firing, glazing and then final firing and cooling.
The price is for one vase, handmade in my studio in the Surrey Hills
A gentle wipe with a soft cloth is recommended