"Can these be used to store sugar, coffee, flour? Or are they not for use with food?"
Set of 4 Large Engraved Ceramic Canisters (Morocco)
ITEM#: 14990536Brighten your home with this beautiful canister set. This set was handcrafted by skilled Moroccan artisans using ancient techniques. These canisters can be used as decorative accessory for home, for storing objects or can be used without lids for office to store pens, scissors, and other items.
- Setting: Indoor
- Type: Accent piece
- Materials: Ceramic metal
- Number of pieces in set: Four (4) canisters
- Color/pattern: Green, amber, gold, blue
- Dimensions: 8 inches width x 6 inches high
- Model: CER Large Engraved Ceramic Canisters
- Ships Carbon Neutral
Story Behind the Art:
Although there are some women entering into this craft, Moroccan pottery is an art form that is predominantly comprised of male artisans. The artisans range in age from teenagers to men in their late sixties. Pottery of this type is made in Safi, Morocco, a small fishing town on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Safi is known as one of the centers for this art and utilizes red clay to create the ceramic pottery. Clay is softened by hand, and formed using a potter's wheel which is powered by foot, using age-old techniques. Pieces are dried in the sun then baked in kilns that are over 200 years old.
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.
|Season or Holiday||Christmas, Mother's Day|
|Color||Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Multi|
|Model Number||CER Large Engraved Ceramic Canisters|
|Country of Origin||Morocco|
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not what I expected they are really small not good for much except as decorRead More
These are very poor poor quality. There are sharp areas on the lid with missing pieces of ceramic n the design and there are missing areas of color on one of the canisters. Too bad. They looked so nice on line. I only opened two canisters because they were so bad that I decided to stop unwrappine them and just send them back.Read More
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These should not be used to hold food in.
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