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Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Vases - Ceramic Vase Collection - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
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Celadon ceramic vase, 'Breath of Spring' (Thailand)
$49.99

Evoking the first flowers of spring, Duangkamol creates a beautiful vase. The low relief motifs are bathed in a pale green glaze with the crackled finish of true celadon ceramics.
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Celadon ceramic vase, 'Gourd Garden' (Thailand)
$99.99

Inspired by bottle gourds, Duangkamol crafts a voluptuous vase. Low relief motifs create a floral garden bathed in a pale green glaze with the crackled finish of true celadon ceramics.
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Celadon ceramic vase, 'Thai Sapphire' (Thailand)
$154.99

Working in celadon ceramic with its distinctive textures, Duangkamol shapes a finely detailed vase. Golden foliage covers the deep blue globe in stately symmetry. It reveals the natural color of the clay.
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Ceramic and rattan vase, 'Celebration' (Ghana)
$44.99

Incised with wavy patterns, terracotta forms an elegant vase. Matilda Elizabeth Amissah weaves an intricate rattan border in a celebration of natural materials.
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Ceramic and rattan vase, 'Golden' (Ghana)
$59.99

Achieving the illusion of wood with skillfully applied glazes, Matilda Elizabeth Amissah crafts a beautiful vase. It flairs gracefully from a narrow neck to form a V-shape. Neatly woven rattan adorns the border.
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Ceramic bottle, 'White Snail' (Brazil)
$49.99

Classic lines and stately shape characterize this beautiful piece by Edymundo Colaco. Handcrafted of ceramic, it is enveloped in slender threads that spiral their way up the piece like the curving shell of the caracol (snail).
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Ceramic bottles, 'White Snail' (pair) (Brazil)
$59.99

Classic lines and a stately shape characterize this beautiful set by Edymundo Colaco. Handcrafted of ceramic, the bottles are enveloped in slender threads that spiral their way up the piece like the curving shell of the caracol (snail).
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Ceramic decorative pitcher, 'My Beloved Oaxaca' (Mexico)
$54.99

The extravagant flora of Coyotepec, in Oaxaca, inspires the design of this decorative pitcher. Mexico's Nieto Galan Family crafts the black ceramic pitcher by hand, adorning it with blushing flowers in precise openwork. They sign this piece on behalf
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Ceramic flower pot, 'Spiraling Cloud' (Brazil)
$49.99

Brazil's Edymundo Colaco designs a flower pot of stunning beauty that evidences his artistic mastery in his chosen medium. He crafts the flower pot by hand with low temperature ceramic techniques. The flower pot's aesthetic minimalism is marked by ho
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Ceramic vase, '1001 Nights Globe' (Mexico)
$54.99

Crafted by artisans of the Garcia Ochoa Family, a voluptuous vase takes the shape of a globe. The artisans carry on the traditional ceramic art form known as barro brunido (burnished clay) to create a beautiful jar. They bring a modern flair to conte
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Ceramic vase, 'Achi Elegance' (Guatemala)
$87.99

Crafted by hand of ceramic on a potter's wheel, this voluptuous vase comes from Roxana de Papadopolo. The bottom portion features vertical patterns etched into the clay while the upper part receives a finish with nij, which gives it a dark brown colo
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Ceramic vase, 'Ancestors' (Peru)
$109.99

Brilliant color describes images that come from Peru's pre-Inca cultures. Working in a bright palette on ceramic, Lulli Luca creates a vase of stunning beauty. A contemporary feeling pervades the design, linking the present with the past.
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Ceramic vase, 'Black Lightning' (Mexico)
$119.99

This handsome vase boasts a squared opening. Inspired by the ethnic art of northern Mexico, its geometric motifs evoke lightning streaking across the desert. Raul Fuenzalida works in ceramic to perpetuate the heritage of the ancestors.
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Ceramic vase, 'Black Tulip' (Brazil)
$42.99

A work of daring beauty, this vase by Claudio Roberto Castilho is rich in aesthetic allure. The vase is crafted of ceramic, fired at high temperatures. Castilho shapes the vase in the form of an exotic tulip. Embellished with a marble-like illusion,
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Ceramic vase, 'Blue Fossil Heart' (Ghana)
$49.99

Shaped like a heart, this delightful blue vase is the work of Ghana's Samuel Lovi. He works in ceramic, adding textures inspired by fossils. "This piece tells us how important it is to cherish fossils since they tell us today - in the present - what
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Ceramic vase, 'Bottled Blue' (Brazil)
$44.99

Edymundo Colaco recreates the classic bottle, handcrafted in ceramic. Slightly-elongated, its slim shape is lavishly coated with tropical tones. Lemon lime gives way to cool blue.
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Ceramic vase, 'Crossing' (Ghana)
$29.99

By Matilda Elizabeth Amissah, this handsome vase exudes modern African style. Blue beads on bright raffia adorn the piece, and the artisan incises the adinkra symbol for nhwimu/nkyimu on the sides, which means "Crossing."
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Ceramic vase, 'Dance of Dragons' (Thailand)
$114.99

The heavens are alive with the dance of mystical dragons, inspiring the design of this handcrafted vase. Brave and powerful, dragons are assigned to watch over deities and guard them well. Kittikorn replicates the art of Sawankaloke, a village in cen
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Ceramic vase, 'Duality' (Ghana)
$54.99

By Samuel Lovi, this dramatic ceramic vase depicts a face on either side. One half is black, the other white as the artisan explores the concept of duality. Three horn-like apertures in the headdress receive dried flowers, and raffia earrings complet
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Ceramic vase, 'Eagle' (Ghana)
$39.99

An exercise in skill and patience, this vase featuring a striking eagle motif was handcrafted in the Ghana workshop of Samuel Lovi. Superior technique is evidenced in the fine texture and the fascinating weathered finish in distinctive daffodil and b
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Ceramic vase, 'Elephant Fossil Heart' (Ghana)
$49.99

Shaped like a heart, this delightful vase is the work of Ghana's Samuel Lovi. He works in ceramic, adding textures inspired by fossils. "This piece tells us how important it is to cherish fossils since they tell us today - in the present - what happe
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Ceramic vase, 'Forest Leaves' (Indonesia)
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Inspired by Bali's luscious gardens and forests, Putu Oka Mahendra details the leaves on this extraordinary vase with astute brilliance. Once the clay has been molded on the potter's wheel, the leaves are shaped by hand before the vase is glazed for
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Ceramic vase, 'Gecko Spirit' (Ghana)
$54.99

Evoking a mask, Samuel Lovi crafts a vase with faces that gaze in both directions. A gecko poses on the forehead, giving the design its name. Bright colors cover the ceramic vessel, and raffia earrings adorn it.
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Ceramic vase, 'Golden Constellation' (Mexico)
$45.99

Orange flowers blossom amid a diamond constellation in the fascinating design of this vase by Mexico's Checuan Hernandez. He adorns it with his original openwork style, which he surrounds with magnificently painted flowers and a cobalt blue brim.
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Ceramic vase, 'Hallmark' (Ghana)
$164.99

Crafted of ceramic in rich, earthen shades, this graceful vase is a creation by Matilda Elizabeth Amissah. Named Dede, an Ada word, it refers to the artisan who created it. Incised symbols on the side are known as abankawa (handcuffs).
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Ceramic vase, 'Horn Mask' (Ghana)
$39.99

The fiery visage of a Ghanaian warrior stares back at the viewer of this clay vase, enlightening centuries of artistic tradition. The dramatic look is completed by three horns crowning his head, perfect for a dry flower arrangement. Internationally f
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Ceramic vase, 'Lempa Legacy' (El Salvador)
$147.99

This beautiful ceramic vase recalls a colonial treasure. Crafted by hand on a potter's wheel, its inner surface reveals throwing rings and the natural color of the terracotta. Members of the El Salvador Youth Movement Association craft the beautiful
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Ceramic vase, 'Maya King of Palenque' (Mexico)
$69.99

Angel Ceron crafts an extraordinary ceramic vase, adorned with an image from the archeological zone of Palenque. The stern ruler sits atop the kneeling bodies of conquered enemies. Located at the western limits of the Maya territory where the sun set
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Ceramic vase, 'Maya Life' (El Salvador)
$32.49

The unique art of the Maya people finds its way to this hand-crafted vase from Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza. "We preserve the ceramic techniques they developed thousands of years ago," says Mendoza of this piece. Color for the background is obtained from ac
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Ceramic vase, 'Night Wildflower' (Mexico)
$299.99

Crafted by hand, this extraordinary vase depicts wildflowers that bloom at midnight. The Garcia Ochoa Family crafts the piece with legendary techniques that give it the distinct brunido appearance. The colors are obtained from natural mineral sources
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Ceramic vase, 'Parallel Snowfall' (Brazil)
$49.99

Marked by textured contours, this vase is a ceramic masterpiece. Brazilian designer Edymundo Colaco crafts the vase with high temperature ceramics, masterfully showcasing contemporary Brazilian design.
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Ceramic vase, 'Picasso' (Ghana)
$44.99

Another masterpiece from the renowned workshop of Samuel Lovi. Handcrafted in a tribal motif with a modern look, this vase is an eye-catching example of the point where tradition meets contemporary technique. Clay abounds in the southern part of Ghan
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Ceramic vase, 'Rustic Ghost Mask' (Ghana)
$49.99

The striking visage of a ghost graces this mysterious vase from the workshop of Samuel Lovi. The superior technique is evidenced in the enthralling facial features and fine texture resulting from careful preparation of the clay. Clay abounds in the s
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Ceramic vase, 'Secret Garden' (El Salvador)
$99.99

Brilliant blue details characterize this stylish vase, handcrafted by Priscilla Urias de Benedetti. Floral motifs conquer the stately contours, flowing gracefully across its powerful angles. Patience and artistic virtue result in a captivating interp
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Ceramic vase, 'Sierra Riddles' (Mexico)
$74.99

Contrasting textures and patterns render this decorative vase spectacular. Mexico's Nieto Galan Family creates a new original with the black clay techniques inherited from Dona Rosa Real de Nieto, who first developed this style in Oaxaca, in the 1950
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Ceramic vase, 'Snowball' (Brazil)
$58.99

Edymundo Colaco creates an attractive vase imbued with the ethereal glow of a perfect snowball. The vase is crafted by hand of low temperature ceramics. Colaco's quest for aesthetic minimalism is evident in the vase's smooth textures and clean contou
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Ceramic vase, 'Song of Salvador' (El Salvador)
$79.99

Sleek and modern, this handsome vase reveals its origins in handcrafted terracotta. Members of the El Salvador Youth Movement Association give it shape on the potter's wheel. Lacings of maguey fiber adorn the rim.
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Ceramic vase, 'Song of the Earth' (El Salvador)
$79.99

Sleek and modern, this handsome vase reveals its origins in handcrafted terracotta. Members of the El Salvador Youth Movement Association give it shape on the potter's wheel. Lacings of maguey fiber adorn the rim.
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Ceramic vase, 'Spiral' (Mexico)
$349.99

Crafted by hand, this extraordinary vase depicts hypnotic spirals that mirror one another. The Garcia Ochoa Family crafts the collector's piece with legendary techniques that give it the distinct brunido appearance. The colors are obtained from natur
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Ceramic vase, 'Tropical Lime' (Brazil)
$57.99

Sleek glaze in hot tropical lime covers the graceful contours of this decorative vase. Shaped on the potter's wheel, this delightful design by Edymundo Colaco boasts four intertwined handles.
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Ceramic vase, 'Unity Fruit' (Ghana)
$64.99

West African symbolism pervades this lovely ceramic vase by Samuel Lovi. Both richly textured faces are centered with a medallion bearing the funtunfunefu denkyemfunefu adinkra symbol. Depicting Siamese crocodiles, funtunfunefu denkyemfunefu represen
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Ceramic vases, 'African Charm' (set of 3) (Ghana)
$29.99

African beads adorn a trio of ceramic vases by Matilda Elizabeth Amissah. Traditional motifs surround the base, while raffia ties around the neck. The handcrafted trio is a beautiful example of modern Ghanaian design.
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Ceramic vases, 'Frangipani Frogs' (pair) (Indonesia)
$45.99

Mischievous as ever, frogs sneak a peak from under the frangipani leaves that shape these ceramic vases. Putu Oka Mahendra whimsical approach to his art results in an endearing and elegant design.
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Ceramic vases, 'Oaxaca Night' (pair) (Mexico)
$59.99

Glowing like the night sky of Oaxaca, these sleek black vases exemplify Mexico's traditional black pottery. Nieto Galan Family artisans shape each one by hand, working in the style developed by Dona Rosa Real de Nieto in the 1950s.
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Porcelain vase, 'Enchanted Bouquet' (Mexico)
$84.99

Flowers the colors of ruby and amethyst shower this vase with enchanted elegance. Designed by Jorge Priori, they are painted by hand creating raised textures. The porcelain vase features a translucent ivory hue.
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Porcelain vase, 'Starlight Fantasy' (Mexico)
$39.99

Blue and red stars create a universe of fantasy in the design of this vase by Jorge Priori. It is crafted by hand of porcelain in a translucent ivory hue.
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Stoneware vase, 'Black Tie' (Brazil)
$64.99

Stoneware contours seem dressed for an evening out in this handsome vase by Fatima Pepulim. Its narrow neck boasts a leather tie in a work of charm and originality.
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Terracotta vase, 'Land of Dreams' (Indonesia)
$72.99

This vase by Ayu Komang Agustini is replete with artistic vibrancy. She crafts it first by hand with techniques learned from her grandfather, then she patiently paints it with acrylics.
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Terracotta vase, 'Moonlight Lace Tower' (Indonesia)
$94.99

By Ayu Komang Agustini, this tall, elegant vase is crafted of terracotta. Its black background hosts an intricate web of golden brown lace. In the center, a pointillist motif in pale ivory evokes moonlight.
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