This Center Piece is Museum quality, its Completely Hand Made, starting with the dough, note that the dough is hand made as well, it cant be to wet or to dry, to get to its optimum point it takes those 2 months, its then shaped, at that point its left to dry till it becomes dry and hard as "raw hide" as the Master Artisans say, depending on weather it can take a long time, then its time for first time in oven where it stays 24 hours, it now becomes BISCOTTO "Cookie", it is then dipped in a varnish, when it is dry it is ready to be hand painted as it has been done for 500 years, its finally put back into the oven and only the best make it to the public. We chose this company because they are number 1 Maioliche in Italy, they are the oldest company in the world that has worked continuosly, they are 13th family owned company in Italy. its been the same family and the Artisans are also descendants of the first Master Artisans. This said, these pieces are vibrant, when you touch them you feel all the hands and passion that is put in them. You choose, it can be a Center Piece, An accent piece to a room full of antiques or a serving plate to a family event and be part of your family history.
This design is called Arabesco Luigi, its one the fashionable designs from the Renaissance period, there are different designs and they make tableware, it needs 3 months for custom made pieces.