Ceramic bowl for NAJEL 2015

 

Handmade. Dark brown clay. White glaze inside.

Limited edition, exclusively for the french brand Najel by SAS NAJJAR. 

You can order the bowl online: 

http://boutique.najel.net/accessoires/143-bol-en-ceramique-3760061220935.html

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The making-of the bowl

Preparing and rolling the clay, smoothing the surface, cutting the slab using a template and scoring the joints

Putting the clay slab onto a plaster mould, applying slip to the joints, pressing them together and smoothing the surface

Drying process

Abrading the surface of the bone dry bowl

Bisque firing at 1.000°C (before + after)

Glazing: pouring the glaze inside and swirling it around, cleaning the rim

Glaze firing at 980°C (before + after)