Alam Ansari, a studio potter and a hard-working family man from Sunderbans, looks up at the sky and at the dwindling Sun, with its vociferous gaze receding slowly and gradually into the black opaqueness of the open moon.
A dewdrop of water, from the far sky and the long trees, touches the cold skin on Alam's face! "It rained that night", mentions Alam. He says, "I continued to stare into the sky, and realised that the Sun and Moon are a part of the same clan, playing with yellow and dark colours of the night, yet so different from one another!" He further adds, "the Sun and Moon are like his own daughters, Saina and Meera, intermingling and fighting with each other, but also loving and caring at the same time". He feels blessed by the great Bonbibi (Goddess of the forest)! A second drop of water hits Alam's face, and he starts to wrap his "Potli" of work, with a wide smile on his face! Finally, he knows that he will sleep in peace, for tonight he is inspired by the Sun and the Moon and by the meeting of two godly entities!
After three months of diligent working and sleepless night, our design team were able to capture the essence of this simple village story, the story of inspiration into 'Simply Pastel Part II: Sun & Moon'. This is a range of ceramic tableware with dual tones of mustard yellow and off-white, the pastels that inspired the team and Alam.
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Incredibly handmade and delicately hand-glazed by Alam Bhai, €˜A Universe in Chai€™ is an East Indian earth-tale, that came into being when he was inspired by the irregular, infinite beauty of the Golden Sun and Milky Moon in space; so different, yet part of the same clan. Translating this inspiration into beautiful studio pottery, this set of six dual-toned ceramic cups have simple, round bodies and handles and six square saucers with curved-up corners. They have been double fired at 1200 degree Celsius in 100% lead-free glazes. The exterior of each, is hand-glazed to perfection in an ombre of two dreamy colours- a translucent cosmic-milky glaze on the body and a gold-dust mustard glaze on the rim, base and the inside, like the forever play of the Sun and Moon at the brink of dusk. €˜A Universe in Chai€™ is handmade with love by Alam, a Studio Potter, to bring the mystic sparkle of the galactic universe to your favourite kitchen and table spaces.
- Ideal for having tea or coffee with your loved ones.
- Depicts Handmade Studio Pottery.
- Beautifully handglazed in dual color on the inside & outside.
- Double fired at 1200 degree celsius.
- 100% lead free glazing.
- Microwave & Dishwasher friendly.
- Comes with 6 cups & 6 saucers.
- Handmade in Ceramic.
- Glazed in dual shades of mustard yellow & off white.
- Comes in the following dimensions:
CUPS: 4.1€� (L), 3.4€� (W), 2.5€� (H),
SAUCERS: 4.2€� (L), 4.2€� (W), 0.9€� (H) Inches in size.
- Volume of the cups is 140 ML.
Handglazed Studio Pottery double fired at 1200 degree celsius.
CUPS (L * W * H) = (4.1 * 3.4 * 2.5), SAUCERS (L * W * H) = (4.2 * 4.2 * 0.9) Inch
Mustard Yellow & Off White
6 Cups & 6 Saucers
- Comes with 6 Cups and 6 Saucers.
- 100% Lead Free Glazing have been done on the cups.
- The cups are microwave safe & are double fired at 1200 degree celsius.
- As this product is handmade there might be a slight color, shape or design variation, which is natural and hence makes the product unique.
CARE INSTRUCTIONSHandle with care.
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Love the colours and designs of the products in your page.
So appreciate the prompt delivery, prompt response to the problems of receiving broken mugs of the set.
Wish you would take care to check the quality of each piece of the bought set and not send chipped mugs. Out of the set of six, one was broken and one chipped one ( both of which were replaced immediately thanks!) ans one other had rough edges on the mouth of the mug ( which I did it want complain ..)
but i so love this set that I look forward to chai time each day!
This honest critical feedback is only for the betterment of your service and not to dampen your spirits or find fault in any way..
Would definitely want to shop more with you but please do take time to check before sending the products.
Thanks and continue your lovely work.
Its really useful so aesthetically made and perfect size I just bought one more
I liked all your collection s very much especially Mughal collection. All products has got unique design, style and very attractive
Unique products but the hanging portion can be made sturdy
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Happy with the product
A must buy indeed.Such a cute and convenient little jar .Extremely useful to store milk & oil.The wooden lid adds to beauty & functionality as well.
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