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Polish Pottery from Boleslawiec - some essential information
Polish pottery, handmade, hand–painted, colourful pottery, also known as Boleslawiec pottery, produced in Poland in the small town of Boleslawiec in Lower Silesia, where clay deposits were discovered in the Middle Ages. Handmade Polish pottery will amaze you with its exquisiteness and mystery. These artistically, hand–decorated and timeless ceramic dishes, when are placed on your maroon tablecloth decorated with carmine roses or peacock’s eye, will add depth and style to every meal.
While sitting at the table just stop for a moment and enjoy your own company, letting all your senses relish the treat served in front of you in the handmade Polish pottery from Boleslawiec.
Above all, handcrafted, handmade Polish pottery is durable, as all handmade ceramic dishes such as hand decorated ceramic salad bowls, ceramic cereal bowls, hand painted ceramic mugs, coffee or tea cups with saucers, colourful ceramic butter dishes, ceramic dinner plates and other pieces can be used for oven baking and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe. They all tolerate low temperatures very well, making them suitable for storing food in refrigerators and freezers.
Handmade Polish pottery from Boleslawiec offered through the BCV (Boleslawiec Ceramics Versatility) online store have been carefully chosen, reviewed and recommended by our experienced experts in handmade Polish pottery. All or most of orders will be fulfilled by Amazon as we are an affiliated store with Amazon, so when you buy a product, we earn a commission paid to us by Amazon.
Hand Painted Ceramic dishes from Boleslawiec. At BCV Boleslawiec Pottery we offer you a variety of ways to serve dishes. Handcrafted ceramic dishes are suitable for special occasions or everyday use. The hand painted ceramic dishes can also be used for all kinds of homemade dishes.
Polish pottery ceramic dishes are safe as they are lead and cadmium-free as well as is durable as all offered by our store handmade ceramic dishes can be used for oven baking and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe. All handmade ceramic products tolerate low temperatures very well, which makes them suitable for storing food in refrigerators and freezers.
BCV Polish Pottery online store offers you handcrafted ceramic dishes such as cups, saucers and mugs, plates, bowls, teapots manufactured in Boleslawiec. The wide range wouldn’t be complete without sugar bowls and matching ceramic teaspoons. These handmade ceramic bowls make perfect holders for honey or fruit preserves for your sweet afternoon tea moment.
Decorations and Patterns of Polish Pottery
Each piece of Boleslawiec pottery is hand-crafted and hand-decorated by artisans. These designs and patterns come in varieties, the most popular types of Polish pottery today is the white or cream-colored ceramic with a blend of green, yellow, dark blue, brown, purple or red motifs. They usually come with designs like abstract florals, speckles, windmills, and the most common ‘peacocks eye.’ These unique patterns try to reflect the artist’s personal expressions. The Polish handcrafted pottery was originally created to be a functional product and remains a functional product till today, although there has been an increase in the intricacy of the designs. However, the traditional patterns remain the admired and most appreciated forms of handmade polish pottery.
The durability of Polish Pottery
Polish pottery, handmade ceramics are scratch and chip-resistant, durable, and food safe. Food stored in the stoneware dish remains fresh for a longer time, due to the indigenous clay’s natural tendencies. These handcrafted ceramic products are microwave, oven, dishwasher, and freezer safe. Although to enjoy these ceramics for an extended time, you should avoid sudden, extreme changes in temperature, for instance, moving it from the oven to the refrigerator immediately or from the fridge to the oven without letting it cool down). Polish stoneware is non-porous in nature, which makes the baking dishes easy to clean and maintain; there are also durable to withstand everyday use.
The use of Polish Pottery
Polish pottery handmade ceramic dishes can be used for several purposes. Some people are just in love with the beautiful designs, patterns and would rather keep it to decorate their kitchens or dining tables. These ceramics are available for everyday use, to enjoy coffee or tea, for baking, to serve food, to preserve food, to microwave food but should not be used on top of a stove or to cook.
How to Spot Authentic Polish Pottery
The beautiful handcrafted design and decoration of the Polish pottery have been the main factor in the increase in the popularity of these ceramic dishes. Due to this popularity, there are bound to be a lot of fake products in the market, especially on the internet. Firstly, there a lot of factories in Boleslawiec Poland that manufacture these ceramics. Each of these factories has its own patterns and designs, and they always differ in thickness and weight. At the bottom of every authentic product of Polish pottery is a “Hand made in Poland” stamp on it (always be on the lookout for that one) or a logo, if it is an Unikat piece, it will be signed by the artist.
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