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SEE our creation

SEE our creation

                    The clay-created earth is the primary material of construction of our ceramics. Then with the help of the wheel and hands the formation is completed. Read more...
LEARN our techniques

LEARN our techniques

                  Having completed the construction of the ceramic with the help of the wheel, it is necessary to dry for one - two days. After shaping the object with handles you should place it in the oven at a temperature of 980 - 1000 degrees to bake. Read more...
TRY yourself

TRY yourself

                  Our visitors have the opportunity to test their skills in ceramics. Anypersonal creation of our visitors can be baked by us and delivered tothem in three days. Read more...
TASTE in the Cretan way

TASTE in the Cretan way

                In our area visitors can enjoy a limited taste of Cretan hospitality, such as olive oil, nuts, raisins and roasted chick peas (cooked chick peas), traditional Cretan cookies, raki, local wine and coffee. Read more...
CHOOSE your ceramics

CHOOSE your ceramics

                In our showroom you can see handmade ceramic household and ornamental, Pyrex dishes,Archaic Minoan pottery copies with olives on them - the ancient symbol of peace. The visitors can find ceramics and folk art objects at very affordable prices Read more...

Welcome to our Ceramic Workshop Website

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The pottery art is deservedly presented from the past until nowadays by KAPAROUNAKI family, who is trying with eagerness, imagination and will for artistic creation, to put her own small stamp in the Cretan traditional section.

But above all, we pursue to honour the fine art, which we serve in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, by providing to our customers a great variety of 100% handmade art objects.

Pointing to quality and reliability, we believe in every constructive co-operation, from wherever it will be asked.

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Ceramics Creation Process

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CREATION in the wheel

Initially we take a piece of clay depending on the size and the object we want to make. Then we place it in the rotating wheel while at the same time ...

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Engraving the pots

Once the construction of the object on the wheel, we let it dry for a while and carve the desirable pattern on it with a pair of tongs while removing ...

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Painting

Having baked an object in the oven for the first time, the so called biscoui, we paint it with brushes and special paints for ceramics. Sources of inspiration for the art ...

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Glaze and Baking

Before putting the items in the oven, we clean them with sponge and water to smooth their surface. Then we put the pottery in the oven at 980 - 1000 degrees, ...