Jerusalem Washing Cup. Armenian Ceramic
Brand: Armenian Ceramics
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Height: 5.5" / 14 cm
This absolutely gorgeous hand washing cup will brighten any kitchen! It features a cheerful and colorful Jerusalem motif with the Hebrew words Netilat Yedaim ("Washing of the hands"). For centuries Jews have used these unique washing basins to purify their hands and now you can connect to this ancient tradition in elegant style, while also adding a wonderful adornment to the home.
Each individual item is hand made with ceramic clay. Once complete it is placed in an oven at temp. 1000°C until hardened.Each piece is then hand painted using metallic and oxidized paint in order to keep its natural color. Again it is returned to the oven at the same temperature and finished with fine glazing.