1 Carmine Apolito
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SEE THE DELLA ROBBIA STORY IN ACTION! FOLLOW THE PRODUCTION BELOW BY SCROLLING DOWN TO SEE SIG. APOLITO, HIS WIFE - ANNA AND HIS DAUGHTER - BEATRICE WORK ON INDIVIDUAL PIECES. - FILLING IN THE MOLD FROM A BLOCK OF CLAY IT THEN MUST DRY COMPLETELY AND THE LARGER THE PIECE THE LONGER IT TAKES TO DRY WITH SOME OF THE LARGER PIECES TAKING OVER A WEEK TO DRY. IT MUST THEN BE REMOVED FROM THE MOLD WITHOUT CRACKING, A CONSTANT WORRY THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION PROCESS. YOU CAN SEE THE COLORING OF THE PIECE CHANGE FROM A DARK GREY TO A WHITE AFTER IT HAS FINISHED DRYING. - AFTER BEING REMOVED FROM THE MOLD THERE ARE MANY ROUGH EDGES AND FINE DETAIL TO COMPLETE. - FINALLY THE PAINTING...IT MUST BE DONE PAINSTAKINGLY IN STAGES AND WITH EACH STAGE THE PIECE IS FIRED IN A FURNACE. WITH EACH FIRING THE COLORS COME OUT MORE RICHLY AND DEEPLY UNTIL THE TRADITIONAL DELLA ROBBIA COLORS ARE REACHED.
 
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SKU:1 Carmine Apolito
Weight:1.00 lbs
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