This herb has been known since ancient times for its many medicinal properties. The infusion prepared from the flowering tops is, among other things, an aid to digestion, anti-inflammatory and soothing. Its light yellow liquor is soft, silky and its floral fragrance persists to a long sweet finish.
Cup by Julie Lavoie | Tenmoku
It was in a teahouse in Japan that the potter Julie Lavoie discovered Tenmoku. On seeing the works of Kamada Koji for the first time, she was inspired by the 'starry skies' effect, unique to this glaze. Like a premonition, this idea of meteors had already appeared in her work before this journey.
Tenmoku is a glaze that reacts a lot to the temperature and firing time. Consequently it requires much patience and skill on the part of the artist.
The artisanal aspect of these cups makes them all unique. This why the shape and capacity may vary from one to another. Think of it as a guarantee of unique pieces, all made by hand!
Diameter of the opening: 8.5 cm
Height: 5 cm
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Much like abstract art, Makiko's spotting and clouding glazes evoke as many things as there are people to look at it. Landscapes, sweets, burning balloons... feel free to gaze all you want.
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