Tea cup - Turquoise glazed stoneware - 120 ml - Handmade • Lagoon Lagoon Collection
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Stoneware tea cup with asymmetrical shapes. Its turquoise glaze, its cut-out shapes and its bi-material aspect give it all its originality and will allow you to feel the stoneware directly under your fingers when you enjoy your coffee.
Ø 7,5 cm • H 7,5 cm • 120 ml
Handmade • Sold individually
|color of the clay||Cream|
|Manufacturing process||Slip casting|
• Handcrafted stoneware tableware in a wabi-sabi spirit •
The wabi-sabi, the beauty of imperfection
In the traditional Japanese culture, wabi-sabi is a philosophy that breathes new life and value into forgotten and imperfect objects. It brings ancient objects back into the present and bestow an important position to these handmade objects which are bearers of meaning and history.
Handcrafted creations are also essential to wabi-sabi. Art objects, decorative objects and hand-made ceramic dishes are important and bring personality as well as serenity to your home.
Handcrafted ceramics in a wabi-sabi spirit
Elephantom.Design ceramics have a distinctive style of their own but the desire to bring that wabi-sabi touch to one of the collections was too strong to resist. To bring a special beauty in a wabi-sabi spirit to these stoneware cups, a little touch of imperfection was therefore essential. Maintaining the modern spirit of Elephantom.Design's hand-crafted ceramics, creating sturdy mugs for everyday use, paying attention to the pieces' harmony while at the same time allowing space for pretty imperfections that would be a real pleasure to look at.
Unlike most of the Elephantom.Design cups and mugs, these stoneware cups / mugs have not been thrown on the potter's wheel, as it was necessary to avoid the symmetry that the wheel invevitably provides. To obtain the needed asymmetry, the clay was poured into a slip casting mold specially built by me in the workshop. Once the base shape was obtained, each of the cups were then manually reworked, in order to avoid the standardization of items generally associated to this type of method. Although in harmony, all cups are different. Their shapes are irregular, their glaze has been applied in layers in order to obtain a turquoise cameo in pastel tones and communicate an aesthetic and simple artisanal spirit.
Settle down, take a deep breath and enjoy your tea in a pretty wabi-sabi Elephantom.Design cup.
• Dive into turquoise waters with the "Lagoon" tableware collection •
Brighten up your table with Elephantom's beautiful Lagoon range of tableware! The Lagoon collection embodies authenticity and softness through its organic lines, the choice of clay and its natural colors. The teacups in this collection come in a variety of refreshing and luminous pastel shades. Their asymmetry gives them a trendy and modern touch... completely in keeping with the times.
Small cups with an original style that can have a dual use. Indeed, they will be also very useful as cups. You can then choose to combine them with the plates of the Lagoon collection.
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Discover the Lagoon ceramic collection or keep exploring the online store to discover our selection of handcrafted cups. Or be even more curious and explore our other collections.