Raku Pottery is an old Japanese technique used on Tea Ceremony.
Raku means the Enjoyment of drinking tea in a handmade Raku cup.
The forms are uninhibited and natural, while still being robust and simple without appendages so that they are resistant to thermal shock.
Ceramics and pottery have captivated human curiosity for centuries. A masterful journey of imagining a concept, then turning it into an object comes with incredible reward and satisfaction when completed. People have fashioned these art forms into a source of everyday use or just a lovely decoration piece to enhance the beauty of one's home. The process of developing an individualistic design from clay is remarkable. Ceramics and pottery are fascinating pieces that will continue to bring joy for years, making them timeless!
George & Efthymios Sifounios
George Sifounios is a skilled and passionate Potter from Leros Island Greece who got immersed in the world of pottery as a young boy.
It was love at first sight as it happens with most arts. Plenty of work, effort and passion are still being poured in his projects day by day.
Today, together with his son Efthymios they run their shop and atelier on the beautiful Island of Leros.
"The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil".