Multicolor Ceramic Candle Holder Set II
Handmade by Giacomo Alessi in Catagirone, Italy, this colorful set of ceramic candle holders is a beautiful testament to the survival of traditional artisanal production processes. Giacomo Alessi is featured in the book of Living Human Treasures from the UNESCO Register of Intangible Heritage for Sicily, and for good reason: his work is the result of extensive historical research, a unique artistic ability and an exquisite dedication to traditional techniques. In each piece he reinterprets Sicilian myths, forms and designs for a contemporary taste.
Handmade in accordance with local traditions, each piece is unique and individual, with slight derivations from what is shown in the images. This is part of what makes Ceramiche Alessi’s pieces so special and inimitable.
H: 7.09 inches
This Multicolor Ceramic Candle Holder Set is a rustic dècor piece that will give your tableware an Italian breeze.
The Alessi family produces some of Italy’s most celebrated ceramics, with their handmade work winning prizes around the world. Giacomo Alessi oversees their Sicilian workshop, with his skilled hands and artistic genius continuing to define the brand. The only machinery Alessi uses is the simple lathe – relying instead on the wealth of traditional handcrafting processes Italy offers.
The lack of mechanization means each and every Ceramiche Alessi piece is unique and individual, with its own handmade quirks. Once formed, artisans fire Alessi pieces two or three times, adding glaze at the perfect point. This gives this multicolor ceramic candle holder stunning looks, superb longevity, and a brilliant balance between aesthetics and utility.
Since 1978, Giacomo Alessi has been developing and refining his craft through rigorous technical exploration, artisanal expertise, and extensive research. Woven into his work are deep, introspective investigations into the history of the craft and culture of his native Sicily. The resulting pieces are famous for reinterpreting local traditions, myths, forms and designs in unique, innovative and contemporary ways. His work transcends the dichotomy of form and function, becoming art in its own right whilst retaining versatility and usefulness.
Featured in UNESCO’s book of Living Human Treasures of Sicily, Alessi has exhibited at the world’s foremost ceramics shows. Venues and prizes include Palermo’s Salinas Museum, Pescara’s 57th Michetti Prize, the Milan Fuorisalone and the 54th Venice Biennale. Alessi also featured alongside that of masters such as Guttuso, Mastroianni, Greco, Cagli, and Manzu in the 2011 “Roman Ceramics and Lazio” exhibition in Rome.
Despite this celebrity, Giacomo Alessi spends his time in the family workshop, guiding the hands of younger generations and continuing to develop his craft. With Giacomo’s artistic oversight, the family’s extensive experience and the brand’s high quality.
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