A touching and incredibly lovely depiction of the Holy Family with Donkey on this luminary is a testimony to the artistry of the Nicaraguan ceramicists for Women of the Cloud Forest. With these vivid hues in ochre, bronze, ruby, azure, and emerald, you will truly enjoy the imagery of the hand-etched figures while you relax in the soft glow that emanates from the star-shaped openings of this luminary.
Handcrafted in a family workshop in the community of San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua, this ceramic luminary features graceful designs that are etched by hand using a sharpened bicycle spoke. Each luminary is created out of local clay, turned on a kick wheel, hand-painted, and wood-fired in a beehive-shaped kiln.
Light an aromatherapy tea light candle, a string of electric lights, or a battery-powered tea light to bring about a sense of calm. When you invite one of these masterfully created ceramic luminaries into your home or when you share it as a gift, you are also offering a place to share the stories of the artisans in Nicaragua whose livelihoods and futures depend upon your thoughtfulness.
Measures 6" wide x 7" tall.
For use with real burning tea light candle, string of electric lights or battery operated tea light (not included).
Holy Family with Donkey Luminary
From Women of the Cloud Forest:
"These unique luminaries are handcrafted by our talented artisan partner, Duilio Jimenez, in Nicaragua. They are made out of local clay, turned on a kick-wheel, sun-dried, hand-painted, and finally fired in a bee-hived shaped wood kiln. The process is amazing and the final product will surely become a family treasure."
For more about Duilio, his wife Damarias, and the ceramicists for Women of the Cloud Forest, CLICK HERE.