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Anne Black produces porcelain objects, 100% hand-made and characterized by an elegant and timeless design. These characteristics made them perfect for everyday life. Each product is a pinch of luxury which deserves to be savoured with clear conscience, thanks to the awareness of the high and artisanal quality of every single detail. When we talk about "domestic accessories", we mean those objects which are not only pleasant to the eyes but also useful, especially in the kitchen. A home needs not only furniture, but also accessories to enrich it with a touch of elegance. Anne Black brand is able to satisfy both these needs, with unmistakable style.
Anne Black's story begins in a small village in Denmark, where a young girl used to spend all her spare time modelling and baking clay and other materials. When she found out to be really talented, she decided to open her first workshop where to produce and sell her porcelains, and day after day her creativity made her famous. At the beginning, the artist used to produce mainly useful and common items such as cups, terrines and containers; but then she started to explore new fields such as jewellery, lamps and Christmas decorations. Anne Black's art is influenced mainly by the Nordic and Oriental cultures. Nordic handicraft is characterized by minimalist and rigid lines and shapes, smooth surfaces and neutral colours, usually not decorated. White and beige nuances are the most common for kitchen and dining room items. On the other hand, Oriental handicraft is characterized by sloping shapes, dark colours with contrasting patterns, and often enriched by ideograms and sparkling details. Both these trends inspiring Anne Black come from her personal history: the Nordic one comes of course from her being born and raised in Northern Europe (especially Denmark); the Oriental influence instead comes from the in-depth study of Vietnamese culture and the foundation of a workshop (which is still operational) in Vietnam where, through the collaboration with local ceramists, she made her products known also in Asia, where porcelain has always been much appreciated.
The decorative objects
Anne Black creates her ornaments with the purpose of enriching every room of the house. The wide range of her production goes from indoor and outdoor flowerpots and vases to corner ornaments, from door handles to candle holders. And all these items are made of pure porcelain, hand-painted using traditional techniques studied to preserve its shine. Anne Black's typical patterns are minimalist and match every kind of style, be it classic or hypermodern.
Kitchen and dining room accessories
Usually, when we talk about kitchen and dining room accessories we are talking about pottery. In Anne Black's collection, ceramic items occupy a special place, and they have the linear shapes typical or Northern Europe art. For those who love to create nice combinations of various items, it is possible to create a personalized ceramic set to use every day or on special occasions. Anne Black's porcelain pieces are very resistant: heat or cold do not affect them, and you can wash them by hand or in the dishwasher. Many people use Anne Black's porcelain creations as wedding or moving in gifts, precisely because they are very valuable objects.
Anne Black devotes a special place in her collection to a form of personal decoration: in fact, she produces also jewels made of porcelain and natural fibres. Rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings emerge from the bright white of porcelain and take shape through stylised figures of animals or flowers. Anne Black's jewellery perfectly matches either elegant or sport outfits. Anne Black jewels are made with great care and they are completely hand-made and hand-painted using natural colours obtained through an ancient but still efficient process. Each piece of jewellery has its own pouch, so that it seems to come from a real jewellery store.
Anne Black wedding list
Since porcelain items form part of the kitchen equipment, this brand's products are often included in wedding lists for friends and relatives. And donating these porcelains is a clear demonstration of a taste for peculiar objects standing out among the other products on the market. Also, thanks to their linearity and versatility, Anne Black's products easily find their collocation in any house. When looking for a gift for a special occasion such as weddings, we usually choose something that can last in time and preserve its elegance. And Anne Black's products are perfect to meet this need.
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