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Encantada Handmade Pottery Serving Platter, Gris

This elegant serving plate is crafted with such care and detail.  The weight of each is unparalleled.  The raised plumeodo design frames the piece with elegant simplicity.  This is the perfect piece for serving appetizers or dessert -- an elegant charcuterie board.  

The traditional ways of making pottery start with they clay that is cast into the handmade molds.  Once dried, the mold is removed and the first kiln firing takes place.  After the first firing, an artist paints the piece.  It is then glazed and fired for a last time.  These are unique, beautiful and very functional.

Product Features

  • Authentic Mexican Pottery. 
  • 11.75 inch diameter.
  • Lead-free, dishwasher and microwave safe.
  • Socially Responsibly, Fair Trade.

 Story Behind the Art

Time-honored pottery techniques are used in the production of these beautiful pieces.  The clay is mined form the mountains surrounding the city, following the traditions of the first potters who came Guanajuato generations ago.  Women artisans hand-paint the unfired ceramics while men work the kilns.  Each piece is a unique piece of art that captures the flavor and artistry of the region.  




Meet the Maker : Encantada
There’s no sign to find the small family-owned ceramic workshop in the state of Guanajuato. Behind the large wooden gate, women artisans are hand painting... read more