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The perfect plates for your own little French Bistro...

These pretty little dishes are perfect for using as prep bowls or serving a decadent desert, candy, nuts or a dipping sauce...Great for holding small office supplies!

These dishes are hand formed from smooth stoneware clay & gazed in a Creamy White (or color of your choice). They are sure to compliment any decor. The rim is hand textured in my dot design with a special slip trailing technique. The glaze gently breaks away to reveal the design.

As with all handmade pottery...every piece has its own unique handmade character and may have slightly different sizes, shapes and color variations. I never use molds and make each, one at a time. I always use lead free glaze & high fire in my kiln. All my dishes are food, dishwasher and microwave safe but hand washing is always recommended. Each piece is signed Back Bay Pottery and my initials.

Approximate measurements:
6" long
4" wide
3/4" deep

THIS IS FOR ONE (1) DISH - MADE TO ORDER

Larger dishes as shown in photo #3 are here:
www.etsy.com/listing/112950242/stoneware-oval-square-plates-set-of-2


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SEE PICTURES of my slip trailing technique on my blog:
backbaypottery.blogspot.com/2012/02/take-look-inside-my-studio-slip.html - Copy & Paste the link to your browser.
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WRAPPING - Your items come carefully packaged in a Back Bay Pottery Signature gift box & a pretty string. Ready for gift giving to yourself or someone you love.
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>>> HOW CERAMICS ARE MADE <<<

1. CLAY BODY IS FORMED
A potter can form his product in many ways. Two main ways are wheel throwing or hand building.
2. DRYING – 7-10 days. Clay must be left to completely dry before going into the kiln. If there is moisture left in the clay it may explode in the kiln. The clay shrinks as it dries.
3. SANDING – final finishing touches before firing
4. BISQUE FIRING- 24 hours. Ceramic pottery pieces are put in the kiln for the 1st firing. This is when the clay is turned into a stone. The kiln takes between 6-8 hours to reach about 1900 degrees. It takes about 12 hours to cool.
5. GLAZING – Glaze can be applied in many ways, poured on, sponged on, painted on, dipped, and sprayed.
6. FIRING- 24 hours. The pottery pieces go in the kiln for their last firing. This time the kiln temperature reaches about 2200 degrees. The glaze turns into a glass like coating and becomes one with the ceramic piece.
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>>> COPYRIGHT NOTICE <<<
All designs, creative content, descriptions and images are © copyright 2011-2015 by Back Bay Pottery - Christine Silbaugh - either registered or unregistered. Violation of this copyright may subject the violator to civil and/or criminal prosecution. All rights reserved.

Small Oval Dish - Custom Color Choice - One Dish - French Country Dinnerware - MADE TO ORDER

$24.00 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pottery, clay, glaze, slip trailing, stoneware, porcelain, love, recycled clay
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
  • Feedback: 1356 reviews
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