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TUTTOTONDO – Coaster Set

€38.00

Artisan: Le pietre

 Processing area: Monleone di Cicagna – Val Fontanabuona, Liguria, Italy, Italy

Delivery: within 3 weeks

A seven piece set of round-shaped coasters for a bottle and cups (6+1), made of slate and decorated with a geometric spiral at the centre.



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Product Description

With its rich texture and subtle spiral lines traced over the dark matte surface, this wonderful slate coaster set would be a real pleasure to your visual and tactual senses. Enhanced by the dense structure of stone, these delightful charcoal coloured coasters provide a warm and inviting complement to any porcelain or glass barware.

TUTTOTONDO coasters is made of slate originated in the Valley Fontanabuona, not far from Genoa in Liguria. This area is by time characterized by the presence of rich slate quarries; while “those of Val Fontanabuona” are considered to be the best out of craftsmen working and processing this valuable black stone.

Following the best traditions of slate artisans of the valley Fontanabuona, these elegant coasters represent perfectly an example of how this solid rock of dark grey colour might be cut in thin layers and turned into cute and versatile items.

 

The craftsmen of the valley Fontanabuona, situated in the province of Genoa and famous for its rich slate quarries, can boast of the region’s long traditions in extraction and processing of this valuable material. Their skilful hands perform any kind of working with precision, care and real craftsmanship quality, creating delightful pieces of tableware and home décor from this famous black stone of Liguria.

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Materials

Original slate from Val Fontanabuona, Liguria, Italy

Each of the seven coasters in this set carries a natural print of the stone piece it is made of. This natural motif makes each of them unique and original. Therefore, little differences among pieces in shape, surface or colour may occur due to manual processing and properties of the natural material used, and these are not contestable.

Only natural materials were used to craft these coasters, free of lead and solvents.

 

Dimensions:

bottle coaster ø 13 cm; cup coaster ø 10 cm; th. 0.5 cm

The dimensions are given as estimated because each piece is entirely handcrafted and unique, so small differences that result from traditional craftsmanship techniques are not contestable.

 

Other information

Set of 6 coasters for cups / glasses and 1 bottle coaster

Care instructions: The dark matte appearance and the raw surface of this piece naturally hide fingerprints, smudges and dirt, so it's easy to maintain. It's also a breeze to clean using a clean soft cloth, warm water and a mild household detergent.