Our celestial vase ‘Delphinus’ Light’ today tells the tale of a certain mammal’s coincidental road to stardom, a fleeing bride and a god who won’t take no for an answer.
During one of her many gossip sessions, Larunda could not hang onto a very juicy tidbit of information. She ended up revealing Jupiter’s affair with fellow nympth Juturna to Jupiter’s wife Juno.
This vase story will double your pleasure! It is for two vases, collectively known as ‘Original Twin’, and tells the tale of a genderless god, child yielding spit and vomit, the creation of the world, a wandering eye and comes to us from ancient Egypt.
Sometimes pure magic is revealed and your efforts are rewarded. Raku has indeed been a comfort and eased my soul, the results have delighted my senses which has brought me great pleasure.
Sometimes when you do a raku firing you get a beautiful and unexpected surprise! Here we have the raku pottery vase ‘Kiss of the Dragon’. You can imagine my delight when I saw this beautiful creature emerge while cleaning this vase post reduction firing:
The tree of life is prevalent in the mythologies of the world. It is considered to be a symbol of creation and interconnectedness. Common roots of our world family can be found in this concept, and not just in some far off ancient texts.
This mythical utopia is considered to be an earthly paradise where the inhabitants ages very slowly and are practically immortal. People here are fabled to live hundreds of years beyond an ordinary lifespan.
I wanted to give everyone who was unable to attend the opportunity to have an inside look at the show. Below is a short video that highlights some of the pieces in this exhibit, and will give you a feel for the gallery.
Name that Vase! Here is where you can suggest a name, create a story, poem or prose for this raku pottery vase. Consider this your chance to be inspired, a writing prompt or a creative cue.