These heart shaped mugs are hand thrown and glazed by Master Artesano Rolando Regino Porras in Oaxaca, Mexico. He throws each piece on a foot powered wheel, forms the heart shape and then carefully adds the handle. After the mugs are baked in the oven, he applies his unique formula of glaze, which brings out its beautiful rich color.
Maestro Rolando Regino Porras is a 4th Generation Potter who comes from a long line of world-recognized artesanos. His mother was once recognized as one of the top 100 artisans of Mexico. Maestro Porras has worked hard to keep up his family's reputation. He specializes in his own dying technique and combination of minerals and elements to create his own colors, which are free of lead or ceramic paint. Maestro Porras is currently being exhibited in the Oaxaca Museum of Textile and Design and is an instructor at La Universidad de Monterrey.
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