Hand-painted dishware created in Bat Trang, a Vietnamese village known for its centuries-old tradition of fine ceramics. Dragonfly and natural designs are hand painted in detail in deep spruce color to beautifully complement creamy white and celadon glazes. Due to variations in the clay, some ceramics may develop a crackle finish. This is natural and part of the unique beauty of each piece. Oven, microwave, and dishwasher safe. Teapot holds 16 oz., cup holds 8 oz. Dimensions: Teapot: 5 1/2"h x 7"w x 4"d; Cup: 2 1/2"h x 5 1/2"w x 4 1/2"d.
Your purchase helps preserve traditional Vietnamese craft skills while guaranteeing fair wages, safety, and social welfare for artisans.
Since 1999, SERRV International has partnered with artisans in northern Vietnam, providing a long-term trading partnership and interest-free advance payment for our orders. Through sales of their products, artisans who are marginalized or disadvantaged, including ethnic minorities in remote areas and people with disabilities, develop craft skills, design products, learn business skills, and organize into production groups. These artisans create handmade ceramics in Bat Trang, a small village on the Red River famous for its ceramic pottery since the 15th century.
Artisans in North Vietnam specialize in tie dye, screen-printing and ceramics to produce their beautiful handcrafts.