The whiteness of porcelain is fundamental to the way that is has been understood and desired. ‘In many natural objects, whiteness enhances beauty, as if imparting some special virtue of its own, as in marbles, japonicas, and pearls.’
One of the things that makes our handmade ceramics collection at Maud and Mabel so eclectic is the variety of surface detailing. With particular methods and techniques, ceramicists create surface detailing that makes their work irrefutably their own.
The concept of Wabi-Sabi is one of the many philosophies to emerge from Japanese culture and enrich the lives of people across the world. Wabi-Sabi originated in Zen Buddhism and is foregrounded on the belief that everything, even objects, are impermanent, incomplete and imperfect.