Raku

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Pottery

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Functional Vessels

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Teapots and Cups

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My one-of-a-kind stoneware teapots are hand built, wheel thrown and heavily altered. My work is inspired by nature and have
organic and earthy quality.  They will be a great addition to any home and kitchen decor. These teapots and mugs and food safe.
Pillow Teapots
This teapots are  hand-built using Japanese origami
folding  technique, has multiple glazes applications and high
fired in electric kiln.
Custom order. SOLD!
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This teapot is inspired by the
memories of our family summer
cottage in St. Petersburg suburbs. It is
hand-built from slabs, has multiple
glazes applications and high fired in
electric kiln.
Custom order.
This organic nature inspired form reminds you of cracked thirsty soil. It is a functional
teapot.
THIRSTY TEAPOT is thrown on the wheel and altered.  After the form was thrown on
the wheel, I applied black slip to it and expanded the form from inside out while spinning the
wheel. Special sodium silicate method was used to achieve deep crackles. After the bowl
was bisqued, I sprayed the bowl with thin clear glaze so that it penetrated in cracks and then
cleaned the bowl from outside that there was very little glaze left on the black form. It is  food
safe. The teapot was high fired in electric kiln. It can be micro waved and dish washed.
Dimensions: 5" in diameter x 10" tall with a handle.
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Owl Nest Teapot This organic nature inspired form reminds you of a tree trunk with
a little bird nest. It is a functional tea pot though you can use it as a beautiful piece of art in
your home decoration. This teapot is hand build from the slab. After it was build, I
impressed one of my tree trunk molds . After the form was bisqued, I applied red iron oxide
wash to the body and then rubbed it off leaving it only in the crevices. It was sprayed with a
very light layer of clear glaze.  It  is  a decrative teapot, not functiobnal.The handle is made
out of natural wood. The teapot was high fired in reduction in a gas kiln. Dimensions: 3" in
diameter x 15" tall with a lid.
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This organic looking looking teapot is
inspired by nature. It will be a unique gift for
someone who loves teas and a great
decoration piece for your kitchen! I have been
into a functional clay form in an expressive way:
This organic looking looking teapot is
humorous, caricature, dramatic and so on.
inspired by nature. It will be a unique gift for  is
sculptured from slabs and coils; multiple
glazing have been applied to the pot; high fire
in oxidation in electric kiln. It is glazed with led
free glaze inside and is food safe. It is also
safe in the dishwasher, microwave and oven.
Dimensions: 7.5" tall x 5.5" in diameter.
Purple People Teapot
have been exploring how human shapes particularly faces
can be incorporated into a functional clay form in an
expressive way: humorous, caricature, dramatic and so on.
It is fascinating how you can bring a functional form to life
by adding some human elements. This teapot is thrown on
the wheel  and heavily altered, multi-glazing, high fire in
reduction in a gas kiln.
Dimensions: 7.5" tall x 5.5" in
diameter.
Purple People Cup
Thrown on the wheel  and heavily altered, multi-
kiln. Dimensions: 5.5" tall x 4" in diameter.
Price per cup.
Copper Teapot
This organic style geometric teapot reminds me of an object made of iron. It is a functional
tea pot and you can use it as a beautiful piece of art in your home decoration. It is a new
design and it is one of my favorite pieces. It took a lot of time to make it, but I am very
happy with the result. This teapot is hand build from slabs and coils . After several under
glazes were applied to the clay body, it was bisque fired and then brushed with two glazes. It
is high fired in oxidation in electric kiln. It is glazed with led free glaze inside and is food
safe. Dimensions: 11" tall x 11" wide
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This  funky teapot would be a unique addition to anyone's home and kitchen . It
definitely has a fun whimsical character.
POLKA DOTS TEAPOT is thrown on the wheel and heavily altered by
hand; high fired in oxidation in electric in kiln. This teapot is functional and safe in
the dishwasher and microwave. Dimensions: 8" tall x 5.5" in diameter.
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Matreshka teapot
This beautiful teapot is reminiscent of Russian culture and old traditions of folk art. It
was inspired by my nostalgic memories. It was a challenging technical project of
connecting separate altered sections that were thrown on the wheel into one tall vessel.
The silhouettes of Russian orthodox churches were carved by hand on the teapot.
Gold Shino glaze was applied to the bisqued teapot and then high fired in oxidation in
an electric kiln. This teapot is safe in the dishwasher, microwave and oven. Dimensions:
13" tall x 5" in diameter.
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