Kernos Ceramics is named after the ancient ritual incense burners, the . Founded in Cagliari in 2003, it is a family-run company where hand-crafted ceramics are designed, crafted and sold. The workshop is characterized by quality, style and attention to detail. Collections are always new and original, still paying tribute to tradition. Artistic ceramics are bound to the territory through a continuous aesthetic research that aims at combining cultural heritage with innovation and modern taste.
The artefacts included in the collections range from furniture to tableware. The decorative subjects feature original zoomorphic patterns or are inspired by the island's cultural symbols, such as the lapwing, the flamingos, the coral, used to decorate different settings with different shapes. Colours enhance the freshness of natural beauties , such as the sea, the sun and the golden sands based on the personal taste of each craftsman.
The Pavoncelle, Graffiti and Corallo collections are created through the ancient art of Graffito, by engraving the pieces with hard tips. The piece baked twice, mounted on a pearl background, features orange and velvety shades. The ultramarines and the bright oranges are obtained by brush strokes to the graffiti technique. The production made with non-toxic materials is also intended for food use, as well as decorative use.
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