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GZHEL

Gzhel is the name of the oldest and most famous Russian ceramic center which is situated at the distance of some 50 km south-east of Moscow and known since XIV-Th century as a home of potter’s production. Gzhel is also the name of a village in this area and this name is applied to the beautiful artistic porcelain and majolica ware made there..

 

 

Gzhel offers mix of both fine and folk art in the renowned cobalt blue and snowy white style and follows old Russian traditions in the folk art. The master artisans of Gzhel paint each piece entirely by hand. The process requires hours of hand work to mold, finish, glaze and fire each individual piece. Education begins from the kindergarten, followed by the secondary school, and is completed by a Gzhel art college and post-graduate courses in Moscow.Gzhel has its own image - a composition of cobalt blue flowers and ornaments on white background.
EACH ITEM IS INDIVIDUALY MADE AND SIGNED BY THE ARTIST.