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Ceramics

  • The lively graphic decoration with two tone purple and green patterns of curls on the field, stretched out to broad and vivid brush strokes, characterizing the glazed ceramic centerpiece.

  • These handcrafted raku ceramic decorative sculptures depict brightly coloured playful crabs. Handcrafted, they come in four sizes with different colours and surfaces.

  • It diffuses the light through its precious glazed ceramic carvings and decorated with colourful marine motifs in blue on a white field.

  • The moorhens and little birds, puzzoneddu, with detailed and refined decorations are inspired by the ceremonial bread of the traditional Sardinian culture.

  • The Coro  collection is the  Amore sardo Amor profano project, a ceramic jewellery collection inspired by the amulets and ex-voto of island jewellery tradition, but also to the masterful confectionery art, expressions of the strong connection between apotropaic magical and relig

Il settore

Local pottery production started during the Neolithic age, featuring peculiar characteristics that evolved during the Nuragic age. Neolithic pottery productions explored the female body, rounded also in pottery production, being a representation of the Mother goddess. Nuragic pottery featured simple and stylized designs, a tribute to the strength of war.

 

In the following ages, the regular exchange of imported pottery, linked to the interaction of different cultures with Sardinia, made it difficult to define what local production really was, since production became a self-sufficient expression of modern age, only when stylistic features and technical procedures were define and kept unchanged until recent times.

 

For instance, terracotta was slipped and glazed. Few and functional models were lathe-crafted: pitchers, marigas, containers, sciveddas, pans, pingiadas, flasks, frascus, bowls, discus, and other types of pots and pouring receptacles.

 

The setting is rural and pastoral. They are objects of daily use, for the transportation and and storage of water, baking, the preparation of desserts and food products. Yet, embellishments and expressive characterizations are also used. The festive versions are used during solemn occasions, anniversaries, rituals, and are part of the set of votive tools. They are made by the most skilled figuli, using graphite and decorated with plastic additions, plant motifs and the figures of saints and other religious and good-luck symbols.

 

 

These productions that belong to the local material culture, together with the productions of other sectors such as hand-made weaving, jewelry, carving and basket weaving, share a secret language, and intimate and evocative jargon.