Nice figure representing a turtle, handcrafted in Uruguay by Mark DeRosa.
Height: 4 cm
Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 8.5 cm
Design and Modeling
All figures of De Rosa Collections are made in a purely traditional process where you can see each piece work carver and painter expert who gives them their color, thus achieving unique works as two pieces ever exactly the same.
In the pictures below you can appreciate the different stages of production.
The creation process starts from clay which allows our sculptors convey warmth and expressiveness to their works, all reflecting the same sentiment that only artists can offer.
Our works have a unique and unmistakable style that gives it, the fact that each is carved by highly skilled craftsmen, giving them life and grace in every corte.Cada dealer has a different style and although they should always fit the original model will become apparent differences between one piece and another.
Once the piece has been carved and then baked in its first stage (1000 degrees) the sponge to be colored, work done by experts applying glazes painters brush is obtained.
After being painted figures should happen again to fire the kilns, this time 1100 degrees are needed to make the glazes used to achieve the maximum brightness and texture. Depending on the colors which are carried each piece to be baked Figures 3, 4 and up to five times since all colors not melt at the same temperature.
Application of precious metals
Finally the application of gold and platinum gives the final piece charm, turning it into a jewel ceramics.