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This is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. All of the colors of the rainbow meld together in this beautiful piece of pottery. A unique, one of a kind piece of pottery, hand-crafted and signed by the artist. This item was featured in itsamadcaplife.blogspot.com/p/decor.html
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This vase was thrown on a pottery wheel, altered, and bisque fired. A metalic Raku glaze was applied, and the piece was fired to around 1900 degrees F. When the raku kiln reached temperature, this piece of pottery was removed and placed into a reduction chamber with flamable materials (newspaper, shredded paper, dried leaves, etc.) The heat from the pottery causes the material to erupt in flame, and then the lid was closed to allow the flame to remove all the oxygen from the reduction chamber.

The reduction in oxygen and the flames themselves cause the variations in color that you see on the surface. This vase has more color than photos can truly capture. This would make a spectacular focal piece on your fireplace mantle, on youjr coffee table or on a prominant shelf in your family room.

Raku pottery is decorative only. These pieces are not food safe, nor will they hold water. You can display these pieces as they are, or use dry materials (feathers, dried flowers, silk flowers, twigs, etc.) to make a lovely arrangement. You may also be able to purchase clear plastic inserts in craft shops so that cut flowers may be displayed in it.

6" wide x 4 1/2" tall
total weight 2 lbs.

Shipping price is for USPS priority mail or UPS Ground. Talk to me if you have other preferences for shipping. If interested in purchasing this anywhere other than the US, please contact me and I can find out what the shipping rates are.

Thanks for looking at my shop. For other raku pottery and functional pottery, come visit my shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/muddywaterscc?ref=si_shop

Raku Pottery - Pot of Gold Raku Vase - hand thrown stoneware pottery, altered, raku

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: clay, ceramics, stoneware, glaze, pottery, raku, hand crafted, hand made, hand thrown
  • Only ships to United States from California, United States.
  • Feedback: 118 reviews
  • Favorited by: 100 people