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'Blooms' Ceramic Jars (2)

Honduras

'Blooms' Ceramic Jars (2)

$79.99

Crafted by hand, these beautiful lidded jars showcase the creativity of Lenca artisans. Alessandra Foletti presents the petite ceramic pair. Floral motifs in black and off-white cover each one.

  • This is a unique handcrafted item. Woodgrain or color may slightly vary. 
  • Each: H 4.7 x Diam 4 in
  • 1.6 lbs

The artisan behind ...

"This is an act of love toward women artisans, but it hasn't been all that easy."

"Art runs in my family: my grandmother used to paint, two of my uncles were jewelry makers, a cousin sculpts, and my mother painted beautiful compositions on silk. I was born in Trento (Italy) and my career in painting and ceramics began in Switzerland and Italy. I studied engineering in Switzerland, then anthropology in Mexico. In 1983 my husband and I moved to Honduras to work with the Lenca people and here I began an ethnographic research on their artisanal traditions, especially pottery. Thanks to the research I met many women ceramists, and I was able to publish a book together with Honduras' Anthropology and History Institute... read more

  


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