Organs vase


The Organs Collection
Height: 19,9cm x diameter: 14cm
Woodfired porcelain
Handcrafted by Tom Charbit
In Balazuc, Ardèche, South of France

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At each step of the process, from the wheel to the kiln, I drastically select the pieces that can go further. Sometimes, as for the “Earth bowls”, one on ten is finally fired. And, in the end, the kiln, which isn’t always in a good mood, makes the final choices. This is why finding the perfect balance between shapes, scales, volume, textures, and woodfire or glaze effects is a pretty rare alchemy. This work, and this work only, deserves to travel in exhibitions and galleries.

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The Organs Collection

When lava cools after a volcanic eruption, especially at the contact of water, it fractures in an hexagonal pattern, producing basaltic organs. ‘The Organs’ are a tribute to this fascinating rock formations one can admire in the very hearth of the Monts d’Ardèche Natural Regional Park, very close from where I live.