Porcelain necklace with red artwork

Unique statement necklace, this Porcelain necklace with red artwork is individually handmade by me. It also features a cup of rich red glaze with a spot of gold. It is 48 x 60mm and is made to wrap around an 18" (46cm) leather cord. It is held by an elegant polished stainless steel bayonet clasp. On the back, you'll find my maker's mark.

It is one of a series, which are also available on this site.

£35.00
Estimated Dispatch 23 September 2021
Delivery from £3.20
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This Porcelain necklace with red artwork comes to you nestled in an elegant though understated white box, ready for you to give to that special person. Who could, of course, be you!

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About 2minty studio

Hello! We are a husband and wife team at 2minty studio.

Mostly it all started when we moved house and had a real studio, on site, with plenty of space. It was amazing and very quickly we both wanted to act on creative ideas which had been bubbling in the background for a while.

Girts, a retired architectural photographer, has always been intrigued by hand-built ceramics, the possibilities with shape, texture, glaze and decoration just really engage him. So a new kiln came to the studio and all sorts of things began to disappear from the house, empty bottles to use as moulds, kitchen scales, and lengths of material to create textured clay all found their way there. He shapes the clay by hand rather than using a potters wheel.

When the kiln is opened after a firing and the waiting for it to cool down is over, the lid is lifted with great excitement. Will it be triumph or tragedy? Thankfully, usually the former.

My paper weaving started some years ago when I was doing test prints of abstract photos I had taken for book publishers to use on their covers. The fine art paper was so lovely and velvety I couldn't throw them away. Later I came back to them and cut one into strips, and the rest just followed naturally.

I love how the colours and textures interact when woven, it's quite a slow progress but I love to watch it take shape. It's exacting and methodical work but I find it relaxing. I have quite a paper stash, lots of old maps which I love, old books and shop catalogues. Always the paper is acid free and matt.

Recently I've really enjoyed making something that is three dimensional and the cotton rope bowls have become addictive. So many ways to decorate, and an infinite number of possible shapes, all so useful. In our house, every prototype bowl gets filled very quickly!

Jan

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