Espresso Cups in Aubergine Purple Glaze

These 80ml espresso cups are a challenge to photograph.  They deep rich shade appear black in many photos.  Here I used an old magazine page to help highlight the violet hues your eye can see when holding these cups.  Each set begins as a lump of clay, wedged methodically to mix the clays then made on the potters wheel.  After this there is a drying period before the base is turned smooth.  The cup is carefully handled many more times between firings and glazing before it comes to your hands.

80ml espresso coffee cups in purple


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