Talavera-Style Ceramic Vase Crafted in El Salvador, "Contemporary Garden"
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By El Salvador's Priscilla Urias de Benedetti, this contemporary vase rises from a squared base to a circular lip. Crafted and painted by hand in her Capris workshop, this Talavera-style vase intricate floral motifs that evoke the beauty of a garden. Says the artisan, "Each piece we craft represents a small piece of my family, of this inheritance that has opened so many doors for us and has been significant in many was for each member that preserves this tradition to this day."
- 1.20 kgs
- 2.6 lbs
- Vase: 25 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 12.5 cm D
- Vase: 9.75" H x 4.9" W x 4.9" D
- Capacity: 2750.0 ml
- Capacity: 92 oz.
Priscilla and her father give jobs to the artisans who help her keep up with the demand for her work.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Priscilla's father, Cristobal, financially supports the education of her two children. One is studying to become a lawyer and the other is studying pedagogy. He also supports the education of a child in his community. This child comes from a family that doesn't have the resources to pay for an education, so Cristobal pays for his schooling.
Cristobal and Priscilla give work to two people with disabilities — one has down syndrome and the other has epilepsy. Cristobal feels proud to employ them and that he can provide them with dignified jobs in their communities.
Priscilla Urias de Benedetti has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $300.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.
Priscilla has done an interview for TV and Radio on women's empowerment.