Handcrafted Blue and Black Ceramic Platter from Bali, "Daydreams in Blue"
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Putu Oka Mahendra's platter perfectly combines form and function, boasting a captivating blue shade streaked with black for a rustic finish. The corners of the dish curl up in an elegant style. It is crafted from ceramic fired in a kiln at over 2000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Putu Oka Mahendra has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1300 and the most recent for $1100. Proceeds were used to invest in hiring more artisans from his community to increase production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.