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nesting heart bowl trio

by Pastora Munguia
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Hearts of Heart

"Love is a many-splendored thing," novelist Han Suyin famously wrote. Sometimes it's new and bright, and sometimes it's old and tender. These nesting hearts commemorate hearts fitting together comfortably, just like a good couple. The ceramic bowls are made by hand by artist Pastora Munguia, so each one has a slightly varied texture from the others. With the antique look to the finish, these decorative bowls are perfect for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or even just to warm the new home of a couple starting out. Each set of three hearts nests together, making them perfect as a simple decoration or a vessel for fragrant potpourri. Handmade in Nicaragua.

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Smallest bowl: 4" L x 4" W, Medium sized bowl: 5.25" L x 5" W, Largest Bowl: 6.5" L x 5.75" W
This piece is decorative and not intended to hold water. When needed, carefully clean with damp cloth and dry thoroughly.
Not dishwasher or microwave safe.
  • the maker

Pastora Munguia

If you want a uniquely handcrafted piece of pottery in San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua you go to Pastora. Extremely skilled at sculpting figures and slab built forms, Pastora is one of the most respected women in San Juan - a town of 5,600 with over 4,000 potters. Pastora and her husband Humberto balance their time managing a highly productive workshop, raising their five kids as well as a large brood of chickens.

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