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Ceramic beauty

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Published: 15.09.2011
Ceramic beauty.
Broes van Iterson

 I promised you beauty on this blog, and here it is in the shape of ceramics and glass!
photos by mark eden schooley through Trend Tablet

A talented craftsman or artisan has blown these glass bottles on special request by Nelson Sepulveda. As they did not speak the same language, the shape of the bottles is based on the shape of pieces of fruit. I love the thickness of the glass, enclosing air bubbles and giving them their lovely color. Nelson Sepulveda explains how he wishes to bring the beauty of these artisan products in our lives in this video by Trend Tablet.


The gorgeous blue/grey color of the glaze on these bowls is what you might get if that glass color is translated into ceramic. I love the combination with the green and off-white, as if it was always meant to be like that, totally natural. Designed and hand-made by Julie Bonde Bülck of Uh la la-ceramics.



I wonder what the finished pieces made from this work will look like… Nature captured in ceramic, I’m totally intrigued by the process-photographs. And confident it will be something good, because it is work by Hilde De Decker (sounds like I should follow up on it, right☺? Photographs by AnneMarie Laureys.


And from real nature into designed nature, the vase ‘Ashiato’ (footprints in English) where the animal walks on a seed, pushing it into the ground , so a flower can bloom after the animal walks away. A beautiful example of ecological footprint to me!
By Lala Lab, trough Barefoot Dynasty

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About the author

Broes van Iterson (The Netherlands, 1975) graduated in 1999 as a jeweller and silversmith from Karel de Grote Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium. Lived in the USA and Australia and travelled extensively. Currently working as an independent part-time jeweller in Antwerp, Belgium. Blogging about jewellery since October 2008.

About this blog

There is a lot of good jewellery design around that is fresh, special, beautiful or plain crazy. It makes me smile, think again, happy and wonder. In my weekly vitrine (show-case in Dutch) it is shown and discussed for all of you!