Celebrating the sweet sigh of rain after a dry spell or on a hot summer night, this beautiful porcelain plate by Melbourne's Skimming stones tells an essential Australian story. Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth, with the least amount of water in rivers, the lowest run-off and the smallest area of permanent wetlands of all the continents. One third of our vast continent produces almost no run-off at all. Rain is precious, and this plate pays homage to this our most valuable resource.
Complementing contemporary Australian design with traditional Japanese craftsmanship, Skimming Stones' porcelain plates are designed in Melbourne and produced in collaboration with the 400-year-tradition of master artisans in Arita, Japan. These plates are a beautiful symbol of Melbourne's international demographic, and local eye for design.
Each Skimming Stones plate is individually packaged in an exquisitely considered, jewellery-quality presentation box. Every plate includes an insert describing the history and significance of the item's design. Skimming stones plates are a lightweight and practical size - perfect for display or for serving - and an ideal solution for gifts that require posting or packing.
Material(s): Cobalt glaze on genuine Arita porcelain.
Dimensions (cm): 15 (diameter)
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