Small Decorative Sea Turtles Vase (Nicaragua)
Give any space a whimsical touch with this handmade decorative sea turtle vase. It is painted by hand and features a sweet sea turtle design that is etched into its surface and is destined to put a smile on the face of everyone who sees it.
ITEM#: 15280875This small decorative vase has three sea turtles swimming around the circumference. This vase is hand formed and painted, then the design is etched into the surface of the vase with a streaked blue background is drizzled over the cream base color adding an aquatic look.
- A Fair Trade product produced entirely by hand and purchased directly from the artist in Nicaragua.
- Each handmade piece is signed by the artist.
- Colors: Blue with black highlights
- Materials: Painted with natural, lead free, mineral oxides and ceramic stains, then low fired in traditional mud.brick kilns.
- Dimensions: 5 inches diameter x 4 inches tall
Story Behind the Art:
This beautiful pottery is produced in the small village of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua. This community of artisans is recognized around the world for its creative designs and the technique of etching or carving the surface of the vase to add relief, contrast, and texture. While the pottery often depicts the natural flora and fauna of Central America, styles also include intricate geometric patterns, and reproductions of traditional Pre-Columbian art.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Decorative Use Only. Not guaranteed to hold water.
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