Personalized Portrait Pottery Planter

Regular price $79.00

This beautiful cacti planter is made of a folded slab of terracotta stoneware, it makes best housewarming gift. It is a ceramic plant pot decorated with a carved portrait, self-portrait or someone's you love. It can be a pet's portrait as well. 

Like a folded piece of paper, it is folded to hold your choice of plant. While the clay form was leather hard I carved the image using the sgraffito * technique. The interior of the pot is glazed.

The planter is without a drainage hole, so please place some pebbles in the bottom of the planter. This will keep the roots up out of any residual water and will help to keep your plant healthy.

♥ Plant is not included in this listing.

≜ Hand built from a slab
≜ Hand carved design using Sgraffito* technique
≜ Matte glaze
≜ Fired in the kiln at 1200 degrees Celsius
≜ Height: 6.69" // 17 cm approx.
≜ Diameter: 4.72" // 12 cm approx.

*sgraffito: a form of decoration made by scratching through a surface to reveal a lower layer of a contrasting color, typically done in plaster or stucco on walls, or with slip brushed on ceramics before firing.

MADE TO ORDER items take about 4-6 weeks to create. Since it will be made fresh and new there may be slight variations from the one in the photos. I'm a one-woman show and I really appreciate your patience and understanding that handmade ceramics take time.

≜ Custom handmade pottery may vary from sample images. This slight variation makes each piece truly unique and one-of-a-kind.
≜ Glaze colors may also appear differently on various computers or screen devices, or in changed lighting. All images are taken in a natural indirect sunlight.

Materials: black slip, terracotta stoneware, matte cream glaze.

❤ Love, Shelly
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