Collector series one - Raku
The collector series is a limited edition body of work produced in small numbers. Series Ones the first Raku range produced. Hand built beautiful vase.
Based no the traditional Japanese technique, requires heating the pottery quickly to high temperatures and cooling it quickly, resulting in unique and unpredictable results.
Each pieces is fired in a gas kiln to 1000 degrees till it reached the glowing red hot stage. It's quickly removed from the kiln and placed in a steel drum and covered in saw dust. The drum is sealed with a steel lid to create a reduction, an airtight oxygen free atmosphere, which is essential in creating the typical thermal shock, when each piece is placed into cold water, creates the unique cracks in the glaze.
Each pieces is completely unique, and the result impossible to replicate.
*Inside has a gaze coating so it's water tight.
*Please keep away from the direct sun, The black cracked lines will fade over time from the strong sun light.
Size: Bud Vase W80 x H 120 mm
Hand crafted in Auckland, New Zealand