Ring | Red, Blue & Gold Flowers | 925 Sterling Silver | Gold Plated | Round | Sizes 6 – 8 | Dimensions: h24mm x w19mm x d14mm | Materials: Porcelain, Glaze, Vintage Decal | Metal type: 925 Sterling Silver

“Ceramic artist and china painter Melanie Sherman creates beautiful sterling silver jewelry pieces with porcelain stones. Decorated with vintage decals from Europe and Asia, these one-of-kind pieces tell the story of historic porcelain wares, used as dinnerware in 18thCentury.”

2023 | August 5-9 | Mendocino Art Center * More is More: Overglaze Techniques on the Ceramic Surface CONCEPT: This workshop is designed to marry the ceramic form with imagery, personalize the student’s ceramics work, and discover new surface decoration techniques, such as chinapainting, luster and decal application. These overglaze techniques are used all over…

My ceramics are handmade and painted with the finest overglazes from Europe. The gold luster used is 24k liquid Gold from Germany. Every piece is unique. My imagery is inspired by vintage Meissen dinnerware, William Morris wallpaper and other historic sources.

I’ve been working on these chalices for the past weeks and finally finished a few to show and tell! Here I applied some colored luster on the rim and it looks like glass. The platinum decals look like a mirror, not only showing what’s in front of it, but also revealing what’s underneath. Super happy…

“Kiddush” Following an ancient custom from the days when wayfarers and the poor lodged in synagogues, some congregations recite the Kiddush at the end of the Friday evening service in the synagogue—except on the eve of Passover (Pesaḥ), when the recitation is reserved for the seder service. The Kiddush that is recited after the morning…