14 Aug 2021 Fair Trade Decorative Peruvian Vases and Pots Home Decor
The Craft Montaz collection has pottery and crafts from around the world created by hardworking local artists who want to preserve and share their unique cultures. This week we are featuring decorative fair trade vases and pots from the country of Peru. Peru has a rich history of ceramic-making. Perhaps most notable is the Chulucanas style of pottery that was developed by using techniques from pre-Inca times. However, there are also many Peruvian modern-style artists budding up. Check out the pots and vases below to learn more about the culture and history of Peruvian ceramics. By purchasing from Craft Montaz, you are allowing cultural traditions to live on and supporting local artists through fair trade.
All of these products are fair trade, an alternative business model that values safe workplaces, fair wages, and community investment for factory employees. Craft Montaz is a socially responsible company, and these practices empower consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate global poverty. When you purchase through Craft Montaz, you are not only supporting local artisans from all over the world, but also helping to preserve their unique craft-making practices that typically date back hundreds, if not thousands of years. Check out our featured terracotta jewelry sets below and even more items on CraftMontaz.com!
This authentic Chulucanas pottery vase is created by artist Rogger Crisanto from Peru; it’s fully handcrafted in black and multi-color painting as well as hand-carved. This special pottery is made in the town of Chulucanas in Peru. Peruvian Chulucanas pottery is known for its bright, eye-catching colors and lively patterns. The vase is signed by the artist. It has a dual design on both sides of the vase, making it especially unique. Dimension: 8.2″ tall, 6.5″ wide, 4.5″ depth; 1″ opening on top. As this is handcrafted, shape and color may slightly vary from photos. Do not use water in this pot. Use for decoration purposes only.
This beautiful tall vase is made by artisans from Peru, and is fully handcrafted in black and creamy white colors with a geometric design on one side and a colorful painting on the other side. Place it as a table centerpiece in your living room and stun your guests with the artistic creativity of this piece. Signed by the artist Rogger Crisanto. Dimension: 11″ tall, 6″ wide, 3″ depth; 1″ opening on top. As these are handcrafted, shape, size, and color may slightly vary from photos. Do not use water in this pot. Use for decoration purposes only.
This cheerful bull is dressed for a festive celebration. Crafted of terracotta and painted by hand, this ceramic pot vase comes from the traditions of Quinua in Ayacucho. “In olden times, such vessels were used to serve beverages at fiestas and also at wedding celebrations,” Juan Contreras Huarache explains. “Today, only a few people here continue this practice.” The decorative bull figurine licks its lips in seeming anticipation of a refreshing drink.
Put a small plant inside it and place it by your bedroom or living room window to charm your guests. By purchasing this piece, you are supporting local artists and preserving their cultural heritage. Color: terracotta, white. Dimension: 8″ tall, 3.9″ depth, 8.5″ wide. Not watertight, for decorative use only. As it is a hand-crafted item — color, size and/or motif may vary slightly. Made in Peru.
Each Peruvian pottery piece is unique and not mass-produced. For more fair trade items and other inventory, visit CraftMontaz.com! We offer free shipping on all orders and 10% off with code CM10.