For the Frida Kahlo enthusiast that exists within all of us. Protect and accentuate the surfaces in your home with our artisan crafted ceramic coaster sets. Each Vintage Frida trivet is hand painted with a relief style painting, this trained artisan technique gives the pattern and image a rich and defined textured quality. Each coaster contains lead free paint, the tiles are made from dense and durable ceramic kiln fired with protective glaze. All coasters are packaged as 4 piece sets, individual coasters are fitted with cork padding on bottom. Safe for high heat and kitchen use.
4"squared x 1/2"thick
*measurements are of individual coaster.
The Vintage Frida coaster sets are a signature Zenwaro design. Shop the entire unique collection in our Coaster & Tile Catalog or Tierra Collection.
Coasters Inspired by a Mexican Folk Art Hero | Frida.
The artwork on these coasters is inspired by the Mexican folk artist Frida Kahlo. This particular design was adapted from a famous photo of Frida taken by photographer Nickolas Muray in 1939. The original photo called "Frida on White Bench" was take by Muray while he followed Frida throughout New York during one of her art exhibitions.
The Artisan Process Behind Creating Our Coasters and Tiles.
Each ceramic trivet / coaster goes through double high kiln-fire process. The 1st bake allows the raw clay to dry and harden before it is hand-painted with Lead Free paint. The 2nd bake is done in high-fire kiln with protective glaze finish. The Glossy protective Glaze coat that is baked on in a high-fire kiln where temperatures reach 1200* - 1500*F. Indoor or outdoor display, hand painted, one of a kind, each piece may vary slightly, fair trade artisan crafted. This Ceramic contains lead free paint and is kiln fired with a glossy durable finish safe for outdoor display.
To learn more about the Relief painting artistry, and experience the artisan process behind our glazed ceramic click the link below to read our recent blog story. We have documented and share the thoughtful design work occurring at our Tierra ceramic studio.
Relief Painting, Lasting Beauty Is All About The Little Details.