Palm Vase Story

Sophisticated Minimalist Handmade Porcelain Vase

Our gorgeous handmade porcelain vase inspired by waving palm leaves. Featuring with a curvy shape with a lot of dramatic texture and details. Pure craftsmanship and carefully made to portray the beauty of nature. Simple and minimalist looks appearance but hidden with sophisticated feeling within. Replacing your empty space with this beautiful vase to ease your mind. This beautiful artwork is a practical and resolute mood and a cloudy day. We made our porcelain vase with love and care and we’d love to share it with you.

The craft and the art of porcelain ceramics: Modern Vase Design

The authentic handmade and hand-painted porcelain ceramics vase of local Thai artisan had turned the ordinary heating clay into the modern vase porcelain ceramics featuring the original handcrafted and contemporary design of Thai cultural heritage background. The traditional Thai craftsmanship is full of stories, arts, culture, and family traditional background through different periods of time. The unique technique of creating a vase is still kept as the family secret for many decades and it’s only passed on through generations and in between families.

The master craftsmen with pure expression and expertise are very unique with local Thai Style. Take a journey with us and explore the handcraft traditional process of our modern ceramic porcelain vase:

Step 1

The beginning of the journey will start by sourcing the finest natural raw material in the local area. The primary ingredient to create exceptional quality porcelain is fine-grained white clay called kaolin. Adding other ingredients such as feldspar or fine bone ash, all characterized in small particle size. Then start to mix all the raw material, add water and gently blending all the mixture.

Step 2

Pour the mixture into the mold. Leave and wait for the formation of the mixture. It will gradually become thicker as needed. Once, the mixture is hardened, remove it from the mold. Bring it out and let the air dry the piece completely. Carefully recheck the piece to dry evenly.

Step 3

The artisan gently crafts the piece and try to get the perfect for trimming and careful drying of the art piece to evaporate water and moisturizer.

Step 4

Begin the last stage with the traditional heating process. The high temperature at 1,250 degrees is required to transform the original raw piece into the beautifully made ceramic porcelain vase. The process aims to heat up to the point that the clay is mature as well as decorative firing purposes. This process is especially worked on the coloring ceramics after the glaze firing stage. The artisan will start to paint and decorate the art piece with the family’s signature style. Burn the ceramic vase again for the last time and wait for the cool down, the completely unique and original ceramic vase porcelain is ready to be a part of your contemporary home decoration.

Our First Collection Story

Our First Collection Story

ALUA has been created from passion in product design and home decoration of the owner. Contrast to modern world that everything is simple and easy, we need something that is detailed and elaborated but fit into the modern home. We intend to do unique style of products. Most of our products have ceramic as a key component of the artwork since the owner has professional background in ceramic work. Every pieces of ceramic are delicately handmade by the experienced Thai artists.

The DESIGNER

Korn Pattrachokchoui has professionally experienced in designed decorative objects for many companies in United State under Familiar Ltd. He is inspired by his family business, ceramic factory, to create new product lines based on ceramic work.