Carved Roses On A Vase

After I turned black clay into this vase I wanted to carve something around it, for a unique vase of my style.  An elegant black vase would have been nice too, but there are many of those. I am a gardener and love flowers, roses it had to be.  

After this vase was almost dry, I painted a white clay slip around it. Slip is liquid clay. Once again, I waited until the slip had no sheen on it, then the carving began. Pottery is often waiting for something to dry, just to the right stage.

Carved but not fired in the kiln

Carved Rose Vase

Vase for flowers, cutlery, pens & Pencils


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