Each product is designed by Ella. She makes the first drawings and prototypes.
Lukasz looks after details and makes a mold, which allows us to produce larger quantities to fulfill market needs.
We use slip-casting techniques for our wall decorations and brooches to ensure the consistency of each batch. Using the highest quality fine clay for a luxury touch. The liquid clay stays in the mold for a number of hours before we are able to work on cosmetic details.
We allow each batch to dry for a week before we can fire it under 1000 degrees Celsius.
After the first firing, we can sand down each piece to ensure there are no sharp edges, then we can apply glaze and glass. Once this is done, the products go back to the kiln for final firing at 1260 degrees Celsius.
It takes approx. 24 hours before we can take the ceramics out of the kiln and proceed to sanding and packaging.
Colours may vary as we use a range of different blue shades to give each product its own unique finish.
The sea range bowls are made with slightly different steps, especially at the beginning.
We roll the large slabs of clay and cut purposely uneven circles - we have a few size templates to keep consistency. The slabs of clay are placed on plaster moulds to keep them in the shape of a bowl. We cut the rim of the bowl intentionally unevenly, as a reflection of mountains. In the glazing stage, we melt glass in the middle, so the effect is little Irish scenery with sea and mountains.
The firing process it’s the same as with brooches and wall decorations.