Artisanal serving set for your preferred beverage. The Noir Edition stoneware set includes either One Decanter One Shooter, One Decanter Two Shooters, or One Decanter Four Shooters. Shaped and molded by hand from solid stoneware each decanter and shooter is intricately free-hand painted in the elevated Azules patterns. An artistic and quality made vessel for tequila, mezcal, sake, tea, or any beverage while entertaining and celebrating amongst friends and family.
Dimensions | Capacity | Specifications
- Measurements: 9"tall with cap / 7.5 without cap. | 22.85cm tall / 19cm w/out cap.
- 4"wide x 3 5/8"depth | 10.15cm wide x 9.2cm depth.
- Capacity: 950 milliliters | 4 cups | 32oz .
- Weight: 2Lbs | .9Kg *total weight empty.
- Measurements 2.5”in tall x 2.5”diameter(2"diameter at base)
- 6.35cm tall x 6.35cm diameter (5cm at base)
- Capacity: 100mL / 3.5oz / .42 cup
- Weight: .5Lbs per shooter / .23kg *empty.
The dark graphite shade on these vessels is created by the specific compound of natural/raw clay and firing process. Each Noir decanter includes a solid stoneware puck cap hand painted in matching elevated Azules pattern. Fastened to the decorative cap is a synthetic (plant-based) cork with a snug fasten to preserve contents.
✱ Handling and care recommendations: Hand washing stoneware is suggested for the main purpose to reduce likelihood of damage to vessel caused during loading / unloading, or from load shifting during cycle run.
Decanters are dishwasher safe, top shelf dry on low heat setting.
Creative Utility of Stoneware.
This finely crafted vessel is not limited to just the perfect pour, the stoneware's conductive properties help to retain heat allowing it to function wonderfully for conserving and serving hot beverages like tea, coffee, sake, etc. The most durable form of earthenware pottery, stoneware's high fire curing process provides a dense non-porous composition allowing it to be resistant to liquid and resilient over-time. A perfect union of artistry and utility each decanter requires a team of master ceramicist and skilled artisan painters to create.
Our Artisan Process in creating quality Stoneware.
Vessels With Utility and Artistry Crafted Through a Combination of Skilled Ceramic-Working and Technical Relief-Painting
The decanter is hand-molded and shaped from stoneware. The inside of each decanter / bottle is coated with a natural non-toxic glaze. The perfect natural clay composition, stoneware is known for its ability to handle high heat, non-toxic natural clay, steadfast weight, and long lasting durability are just a few of the qualities you would expect from a quality vessel. The
The stoneware decanters are twice baked in a high-fire kiln at temperatures reaching 1700˚F. This first bake transforming raw clay down to a molecular level the high heat and curing process forces out tiny air pockets condensing the material so that it is literally as hard as a rock, hence the name "stoneware". The baked stoneware has a wonderful natural vanilla color with a soft matte finish.
The Textures of Relief Painting
The Azules pattern and detailed artwork is applied by the skilled hands of artisan painters, this intricate process occurs on each individual decanter and cap it is a practice that insures both patterns and artwork on each piece are never exactly the same. This innovative artisan technique is called "relíeve" meaning "relief", the technique requires skilled artisans to apply layers of natural lead free paint by hand to the surface of each decanter. During the 2nd bake this relief painting technique literally raises the painted pattern providing a glossy texture just to the painted areas a beautiful contrast to the surface of the stoneware.