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Talavera Mexican Pottery

 

Mexican pottery is best known for its bold designs, vibrant colours, delicate details and striking patterns. It is probably the best way to add a splash of colour and a traditional mexican charm to a contemporary décor setting.

Our gorgeous collection of handmade Talavera pottery from Mexico has a mix of both traditional as well as modern pieces. One of our best sellers is the chevron ginger jar (tibor) that come in various colours. We also have ceramic vases in strips and chevron pattern. It’s the beautiful mix of a modern design on a traditional art form that makes for a striking piece and blends effortlessly in a modern décor. Continue Reading…

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Hand Block Printing: The Perfectly Imperfect Art

The traditional Indian art of hand block printing has been around for centuries. But isn’t it fascinating how much in vogue it still is? And why wouldn’t it be? It is perfectly imperfect. How you ask?

Indian bock print quilt

 

A design is transferred onto a wooden block. The wooden block is then hand carved by a skilled artisan. The finished block is then dipped in dye and imprinted on a stretched fabric. The artist repeats this step to make succeeding impressions in different colours and patters.

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