Liina Harju designed Usva with an ethereal feeling of misty summer mornings and evenings. Silhouettes of salt hay in deep blues are hand-decaled on white ceramics at Pentik's studio in Finland. Set an inviting and dreamy tablescape with the Pentik Usva Dinnerware, which is beautifully mixed and matched with the Kallio collection.The handles are attached to the cups by hand, and the edges are smoothened. The four bisque firing kilns are heated by LPG. The bisque firing temperature is 900 °C and time 24 hours. The waste heat of the kilns is sold to the municipal heating network. The glaze is applied on a product with a machine, sprayer or by hand. Then glazed product is fired in a kiln at 1,235 °C for 11.5 hours. If a product breaks in kiln, the pieces will be utilized in mosaics.
Pentik brings Nordic charm and coziness to homes around the world. Starting out as a small family business and pottery workshop in Posio, Finland founded by Anu Pentik, this company now flourishes as a global brand while staying heavily rooted to their Finnish heritage. The ceramic items ar... More Pentik
I longed for these for years before finally getting them- they are everything I hoped- simple, gorgeous, images from the land- but also well made, designed to be used everyday, with the ability to go in microwave, dishwasher, freezer, even the oven! Highly recommend