KvalkaCeramic

Handmade pottery, functional Ceramic

Kopavogur, Iceland · 44 Sales

KvalkaCeramic

Handmade pottery, functional Ceramic

Kopavogur, Iceland 44 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(21)

Announcement   Welcome to my ceramic shop! I make handmade ceramic applied art inspired by the Viking age, Nordic Mythology and the Old Norse Saga.

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Last updated on Aug 7, 2016

Welcome to my ceramic shop! I make handmade ceramic applied art inspired by the Viking age, Nordic Mythology and the Old Norse Saga.

Katrin V. Karlsdottir

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Katrin V. Karlsdottir

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5 out of 5 stars
(21)
olletrilpiepe

olletrilpiepe on Jun 12, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Well made, it's more than just another mug, it really is a beauty. Nice to drink from, feels good in your hands, offers a good "grip" because of the way the outside has been worked.

olletrilpiepe

olletrilpiepe on Jun 12, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

To tell you the truth: I'm a beer lover, I like to taste lots of different kinds of beer. Each beer ought to be drunk from the glass specially designed for that beer. You know what I'm talking about. This was absolutely true for me untill I got this mug. It really is a stunning beauty. At that it is a marvel to drink from. Not one beer tastes less good out of this mug than I was used to, lots were even better. Perhaps also because I keep the mug in the fridge near the bottles of beer so the temperature of both is the same. Though I don't see the beer any more trough the glass, which makes pouring only slightly more difficult, now I hold a piece of art in my hands to admire and there are the both Eddur to read. Life can be good. The only thing I do regret is that it's impossible to give this item six stars, or seven or ...

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From mud to mug

Hi and welcome to my shop!

My name is Katrin Valgerdur Karlsdottir and my artistic name, "Kvalka" is made from the first few letters of each of my names.

My workshop is in my home. I´m the only one working there, doing all the work myself and enjoying it.

I change mud to mugs as a potterymaker.
I graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2001 and was by then already turning forty. I took my time to get to the place where I belong, experienced a lot on the way and have more to explore.

I graduated from Iceland University of Education as a young woman and have been teaching 5 year olds in kindergarten during the wintertime, along with making pottery in my studio.

I also learned woodcarving and worked many years teaching it and you can clearly see the impact of that in my ceramics.

I´m from Iceland, a descendant from the vikings and can feel their spirit in my soul. When summer arrives I step into my viking gown and travel around my country introducing my art and the viking lifestyle.

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