Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Horse Hair Pottery

We commissioned an artist to make some pots out of Wayfarer's tail hair, which I had saved.  We thought it would be a nice memento.  The photos with the flash turned out gray and the one in natural light turned out tan.  In reality, they are somewhere in between.   Apparently, they take the pot out of the kiln at 1200 degrees and apply (throw on) the horse hair which promptly burns and melts into the finish in beautiful random patterns.  Then, they are glazed and finished.

I have more of Wayfarer's hair saved to make jewelry.


WildBound said...

they are beautiful!

Sayyadina said...

Yes, what WB said. Beautiful!!!