Talavera Style Small Tray - Black
HANDCRAFTED IN GUANAJUATO
Intricately hand-painted and glazed Talavera-style earthenware crafted by a family of artisans living in the colonial highlands of Mexico. A tray perfect for storing jewelry or spare change, your bathroom essentials, or for serving appetizers and other small dishes.
This decorative type of pottery was introduced to Mexico by the Spanish in the early 16th century and is a mix of indigenous tradition, Spanish influence and local adaptation. The process of creating these pieces is elaborate and can take days, weeks and even months, depending on the item. Locally sourced clay is shaped on a potters wheel, then hand-painted using a glaze dyed with all-natural pigments.
Dimensions: 5"H x 7"W
Materials: Terracotta clay and naturally-dyed glaze (100% lead free)
Care: This piece cannot be used in the microwave or dishwasher. Hand wash gently with soap and towel dry.