Butterfly Vase

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The design of this flower vase was based on the traditional vases used hundreds of years ago in the indigenous civilizations. The technique used for this finish is originally from Zapotitla Puebla, called Burnished mud; the name comes from the use of different quartz to polish the piece at the end of the process. After the artisan takes the soil from the mountains, they leave it under the sun to dry for about 2 to 3 days. After this, the mud mixes with water and turn into soft mud to be able to work and mold the pieces. After the piece is mold, they leave it under the sun and then in the oven several times until it takes this authentic look.

$45.00

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Availability: 1 in stock

FAIR TRADE

Yes

HANDMADE

Yes

COMMUNITY

Puebla, Zapotitlan

ELABORATION

54

TECNIQUE

Rustic Pottery

ARTISAN

Vero

The design of this flower vase was based on the traditional vases used hundreds of years ago in the indigenous civilizations. The technique used for this finish is originally from Zapotitla Puebla, called Burnished mud; the name comes from the use of different quartz to polish the piece at the end of the process. After the artisan takes the soil from the mountains, they leave it under the sun to dry for about 2 to 3 days. After this, the mud mixes with water and turn into soft mud to be able to work and mold the pieces. After the piece is mold, they leave it under the sun and then in the oven several times until it takes this authentic look.

DETAILS

Size: W 10 H 9 in
Material: Burnished mud
Spanish Name: Barro Bruñido
Color: chocolate
Use: flower pot

Please note that due to the handmade nature of pottery, color, size, and shape may vary slightly.

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Meaningful Shopping: At getting this piece you can be sure not only that you are getting a one a kind beautiful piece but also you are making an impact in the artisan and his family by helping them to make a living and to preserve their techniques that have been in their families for generations.

Sustainable: This piece was made all-natural and is eco-friendly, nothing is automatical everything is made by hand, the artisan uses only natural materials, things from the same land and organic pigments to create the pieces.

Fairtrade: The artisans that made this piece were well paid. We highly value their work and treat it with respect and admiration.

Handmade: This piece is unique, 100% handmade.

SHIPPING & RETURN

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