'Silver Birch Teapot’ is crafted from two interlocking forms, a functional inner cylinder with a soft satin finish embraced by an undulating, organic and highly textured outer layer. The unique surface pattern is inspired by the peeling bark of silver birch trees, carefully developed using handmade texturing punches, hammer marks, and piercing with a jeweler's saw. The handle is a unique construction of sustainably harvested birch bark sheets laminated over a silver and cherry wood core.
Calm. Glaze lakes pool in the figure's palms for the paper boats in contrast to the raw yet soft feel of her shoulders. This ceramic bust in cone 6 stoneware, finished with glazes and underglazes is13 x 8 x 7".
A new approach for the artist: the exterior of this cafe au lait cup is carved with birds. With a matte interior and exterior, the surface encourages exploration by hand. Multi-fired porcelain with lavish gold lustre it is food safe. A one of a kind homage to opera performers of the past, it is an heirloom keepsake for today. 6x5x2.5"