Decorative Egg, Vine Christmas or Easter Ornament
The "Pisanki" egg is a traditional Eastern European decoration. Used to enhance the Easter season, traditionaly placed in baskets and brought to Church to be blessed, then used to decorate the table for the Easter meal. Thomas think is he is going to fool everyone and use it for egg fights. No one is going to buy it. You can't decorate real eggs this nicely.
* 2.4"H X 1.7"W
Collect these fine pottery painted eggs, and display them in a bowl at Easter. In the tradition of a "Pisanki" egg, collect them and give them as gifts for others to expand their collection.
In Poland there is a town called "Miasto Ceramiki" or Village of Ceramics. The town is Boleslawiec. For centuries they have created unique pottery made from the clay native to the region. The clay is fired to 1300 degrees Celsius. The pottery is painted and glazed stone ware that is fit for everyday use. This pottery can be microwaved, and heated. It is dishwasher safe, and does not easily chip, making it the most elegant durable sensible dish -ware on the planet!
BEGIN YOUR COLLECTION
When I began my collection, I started with a few pieces that I thought would match my decor. When I found my pattern, I then began to add to my collection one piece at a time, until I have built up an entire kitchen of the pattern that I have chosen. It took quite a few trips back home to acquire my set, and I am still adding to it today. Expanding to my bathrooms and so on. I tend to follow a particular artist named Jolanta Okraska. However this is my taste, and there are many artisans to view, and they are all very good.
The artisans that are regarded as highly accomplished, earn the right to create "Unikat" pieces. These are truly amazing, and because of their uniqueness, the amount of hand painting vs hand stamping, and the variety of colors used.
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