Classic large mug, thrown on the pottery wheel in stoneware and double dipped glazed. This mug is perfect for hot drinks and everyday enjoyment, around 10oz, 10 cm tall and with a handle but big enough for a two finger grip.
All products are oven and dishwasher safe.
Kirikiri is a natural tone, showing off the natural clay elements. Kirikiri means sand, or shoreline in Te reo māori which is perfect for this tone.
Designed and created on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.
Dishwasher safe and hardwearing.
All items are hand made on the pottery wheel and will vary from size to size. If buying sets we try and match them for you.
About the artist
Esther McDonald (ngā puhi, ngāti wai, ngāti pukinga and pakeha) is a ceramic artist, who runs and owns Thea Ceramics. Esther specialises in wheel thrown pottery on small scale production, making pieces for every day use. Thea ceramics pieces are contemporary stoneware pieces, inspired by where the sea meets the land. Esther works from her garden studio on Waiheke Island with the support of her small team. Pottery is in the family with her Nan Althea Kypers (which thea is named after) being a studio potter, teaching her uncle Shane Mcdoanld and then Shane teaching Esther when she was living in Melbourne Australia form 2009-2014. Thea ceramics works towards having well loved and functional ware that is a favourite in any home.