Bread plate, white porcelain | pre-order
- Pre-order: ready to ship in 4-5 weeks.
- White porcelain, lead free & food safe
- Microwave, oven, dishwasher safe
- Handmade in Italy
White porcelain bread plate (12cm-4.7'') especially designed to complement your porcelain tableware.
The clean lines of porcelain speak of sensuality, transparency and unicity but also of practicality. Oven, microwave and dishwasher safe although a gentle hand wash would be more appropriate.
Entirely crafted by hand in my studio in Italy.
Please note that each piece is one of a kind and the photos represent the general design rather than the exact piece that I'm going to ship. I make very small batches in my studio and pieces come out all different. Each one is unique and special.
Have a look at my shop for more dinnerware and serving plates and bowls to complete your precious table!
TECHNIQUES & MATERIALS
The delicate look and lightweight feel is achieved by using very thin slabs of porcelain. Each piece is carefully slab built using porcelain in my studio in Italy, glazed in transparent inside, sanded smooth outside and fired twice to 1255°. Everything I use is food-safe certified for European and US standards.
The clay I use is a high quality porcelain and it has high translucency. Its colour after firing tends to a warm white.
WHY CHOOSING PORCELAIN
Porcelain is highly resistant and tends to last much better over the years than standard ceramic. That is because porcelain is denser, more uniform and harder than ceramics. It is fired to higher temperature, giving high strength to the finished product and making it more durable, most crack-resistant, almost impossible to stain, and with no absorption problems therefore completely food safe.
CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Clay is a natural and long-lasting material, therefore environmentally friendly. It is part of our tradition and history as many everyday objects were made of clay since ancient times. Since I care about environment, I use recycled packaging when possible and ask you to re-use it.
With your purchase you help me support Greenpeace: 1% of the value of every sale will be destined to protect our planet.
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Please allow for small differences in sizes and shapes between the items as they are all handmade, each one is unique:
- bread plate diameter 12 cm (4.7”)
Oven, Microwave and dishwasher safe, although a gentle hand wash would be more appropriate.
SHIPPING & RETURNS
Pre-order: this item is ready to ship in 4-5 weeks.
Every parcel is shipped by courier, can be tracked and signature is requested at delivery so make sure that someone will be available to receive the shipping. After two attempts of delivery your parcel will be sent back to the sender.
Approximate delivery times are as follows:
Italy 1-2 working days
EU Europe 2-5 working days
USA- Canada 2-5 working days
I ship worldwide, but if your country is not listed in the shipping countries please ask me to quote shipping expenses for you.
I pack pieces very carefully to make sure they arrive safely. In the unlikely event of the pieces being damaged in transport, please contact me for a full refund or exchange.
I gladly accept returns. Contact me within 7 days of delivery. Return items back within 14 days of delivery. Custom or personalised orders can't be returned or exchanged. Buyers are responsible for return postage costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
CUSTOMS AND IMPORT TAXES
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I ship from Italy. Custom duties may occur if you are located outside the EU. Their amount, if any, depend on the import country and unfortunately I’m not able to estimate it for you.
I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
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Shipping and returns
Shipping fees & free shipping:
Italy: free shipping on orders worth 290 € and more.
DE, BE, LU, DK, NL, ES: free shipping on orders worth 390 € and more.
AT, FR, UK, PT, IE, SE: free shipping on orders worth 490 € and more.
US, CA, CH, NO: free shipping on orders worth 890 € and more.
Please find all shipping fees at checkout. They depend on the size, quantity and value of the items you are purchasing.
I pack pieces very carefully to make sure they arrive safely.
In the unlikely event of the pieces being damaged in transport, please
contact me for a full refund or exchange...
Process and materials
The delicate look and lightweight feel are achieved by using very
thin slabs of porcelain. Each piece is carefully slab built or slip
casted using porcelain, glazed in transparent inside, sanded smooth
outside and fired twice to 1260°.
Gold is applied and fixed with a third firing in electric kiln...
White porcelain: oven, microwave and dishwasher safe although a gentle hand wash will make your porcelain last longer.
Porcelain with gold luster is unsuitable for microwave and hand wash is recommended...
Why choosing porcelain?
The clean lines of porcelain speak of sensuality, transparency
and unicity but also of practicality. Oven, microwave and dishwasher
safe although a gentle hand wash will make your porcelain last longer.
Porcelain is highly resistant and tends to last much better over the years than standard ceramic...
Care for the environment
With your purchase you help me support Greenpeace: 1% of the value of every sale will be destined to protect our planet....