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TUTTOTONDO – Serving Plate

€23.00

Artisan: Le pietre

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

Delivery: within 3 weeks

A round-shaped serving plate made of slate from Val Fontanabuona, decorated with a dense spiral at the centre.



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Product Description

With its rich texture and spiral lines traced over the dark matte surface this wonderful slate piece would be a real pleasure to your visual and tactual senses. Inspired by the complex texture of stone, it provides a warm, inviting complement to any porcelain or glass dishware.

Neat and elegant, TUTTOTONDO is designed to blend with either white or coloured tableware, as well as steel or gold cutlery sets, thus creating a stunning high contrast effect. It is also capable to make a statement just as a standalone piece!

 

This slate charger plate is originated in the Valley Fontanabuona, not far from Genoa. This area is by time characterized by the presence of rich slate quarries. Local craftsmen 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. Following the best traditions of slate artisans of Genoa region, this serving plate perfectly represents an example of how this solid rock of dark grey colour might be cut in thin layers and turned into cute, elegant and versatile objects, suitable for many uses.

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Materials

Original slate from Val Fontanabuona, Liguria, Italy

Finish “a spacco” (by splits): a raw stone surface with small irregularities.

Each plate 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 this plate, free of lead and solvents.

 

Dimensions:

ø 32 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

Serving plate

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.