Ceramiche d'Arte Parrini , since 1979
our production ... craftsmanship ... passion ... accuracy in the details...artist's pictorial emotions .... in order to maintain the beauty of hand-made ceramic products ...we still create each piece according to traditional method.
The mould method hand-made : hand working of clay which is divided into layers of required . The layers are hand-pressed in plaster casts , moulded and then finished with a sponging over process . Before finishing off it is possible to apply the base plates to trays . After clay first slowly hardens, the layers are removed from the moulds, finished and completely dried. Afterwards, they are baked at 990°C. Through the hand-made mould process we do create small plates with diameter 3-4 inch , tiles, trays and bowls with different shapes, cookies potteries and oval cachepots.
The mould method
The Potter's wheel :
The Potter’s wheel: this is a further old traditional mould method . Nowadays the wheel is activated by a motor , though the creation of smart products still depends ... on the craftsman’s skills who can carry out small set cruet for oil , salt and pepper set , jugs , bowls ,vases , pots or typical Tuscany’s jars 28 inch (height) Tuscany’s umbrella .
The Potter's wheel
The design and decoration
After the clay piece was baked (at 990 ° C of cooking), the pieces are glazed and begins after the drawing process and decoration. The design is completely free hand and this feature highly increases the value and uniqueness of each handmade product.
The color on our ceramics plays a very important role, since the color represents the life, the light, the heat, the nature. It 'also feeling and passion, like the ones we have for our research, we work to new harmonious decorations. Most of our decorations are real paintings on enamel, this is why each piece is unique and different from one another and transmits the emotions of the artist who creates it. Attention is carefully paid to every detail in the bigger creations as well as in the smaller-size ones. We want to maintain and reproduce the relationship between nature and materials so to remind you of the sunny bright Mediterranean colours through a perfect harmony of yellow, green, red and blue, yet keeping a personal chromatic mark.
The design and decoration
All processing steps are esequite exclusively by master craftsmen belonging to the family business, and all items are signed and accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity.
Ceramiche d'Arte Parrini , since 1979 our production
Factory, Sales: Via Centola 67 , 50013 Campi Bisenzio (Firenze) Phone (01139 from USA) 055 8952168 Cell : 3458293025