Custom Pet Portrait Ceramic Tumbler, Dog Lovers and Memorial
I work out of my studio in Beersheba, Israel. My ceramic designs are inspired by Nature. This item is an example of what I have done in the past. Click on the “Visit my shop on Etsy” button to see what is currently in stock.
This hand-carved tumbler is the perfect personalized gift, featuring a pet portrait of your choosing. Using a reference photo and the sgraffito technique, the likeness of your pet is carved on one of my unique, artisan stoneware folded cups.
Whether you use the tumbler for drinking or as a pen or brush holder, it’ll bring a smile to your face each and every time you see it.
* After you order, please send me a clear headshot of your pet. You can do so via email or by messaging me here on Etsy. *
HOW TO ORDER?
1. Please choose the color of the tumbler and place an order.
2. Please send me a clear portrait photo of your pet, via Etsy conversation or via email if you wish
3. Once an order is placed and the photo is received I will confirm that I can prepare the cup with the photo you shared and start working on the custom order
* a clear photo is needed since the pet will be engraved in Black and White by hand
≜ Hand-built from a slab.
≜ Hand-carved design using Sgraffito* technique.
≜ Clear, non-toxic, matte glaze.
≜ Fired in the kiln at 1200 degrees Celsius.
≜ Color – available in a white stoneware background or a taupe/gray background. Please choose your preferred background in the drop-down menu.
≜ Height: 5.5″ // 13.5 cm
≜ Diameter: 3.5″ // 9 cm
≜ Capacity – about 12 Oz
*sgraffito: a form of decoration made by scratching through a surface to reveal a lower layer of a contrasting color, typically done in plaster or stucco on walls, or in slip-on ceramics before firing.
≜ This custom handmade pottery may vary slightly from the image above. These slight variations make each piece truly unique and one-of-a-kind.
≜ Glaze colors may also appear differently on various computers or devices or in different lighting. All photographs are taken in natural, indirect sunlight.
≜ Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or compliments!
Thank you for visiting my shop
I am Shelly, an art and nature addict 🙂 I create and design handmade ceramics.
I like experimenting with different techniques and constantly creating new designs.
I draw my inspiration from Mother Nature; I aim to bring nature inside, using materials that are sourced from nature and presenting images and objects which clearly represent it.
My goal is to create ceramics that not only meet the customers needs but also inspire some sense of nature.
Apart from ceramic work, I am also a great lover of yoga; I practice it regularly, finding my inner peace, one that inspires love and spirituality, aspects that play a large role in coming up with new designs. I also love baking and healthy food and believe that healthy fine food deserved to be served in dishes that bring out their best, and that is why I strive to make my customers ceramic pieces that will not only last but also appeal to their use.
One of my biggest influences is the sgraffito. The sgraffito is a form of decoration, typically done in plaster or stucco on walls, or in a slip, on ceramics, before firing.
Sgraffito is an Italian word meaning to scratch and create an image. Using the sgraffito technique I can create personalized images.
I make rustic dishes, tableware, home décor, clay baking dishes, coffee and teacups, flower vases, pots, and much more. My ceramics are known for their durability, originality, sophistication, authenticity, and of course, their beauty. I aim to provide my customers with items that are not only pleasing to the eyes but to the soul as well. The effort, attention to detail, and elegance brought out, make each item unique and a piece of art that represents reality. My customers’ satisfaction is my highest priority, I enjoy giving my customers the attention and service they deserve.
As part of caring for our planet, all my packing materials are recycled – sustainability matters to us all!
Fine handmade ceramics with a focus on Nature from Israel.
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