|Emerald Hermès plate from the Voyage en Ikat collection|
More than twenty hues centred on sapphire, ruby and emerald, are enhanced by 24-carat matte gold and come to life in designs composed "thread by thread".
This exquisite collection, which includes platters, presentation trays and tea sets, is hand made by master craftsmen in Limoges, France. It is available for viewing and purchase online.
Tashkent-based Rimma Gazalieva, is a leading Uzbek porcelain artist. She has been producing tableware inspired by Central Asian design - particualrly ikat and suzani patterns - for many years.
Rimma Gazalieva regularly holds master classes in Tashkent. Her pieces, including small items such as coffee cups and sugar bowls, can be bought at Human Wear in Tashkent, a boutique visited on Uzbek Journeys tours. You can view more samples of Rimma Gazalieva's work on her Facebook page.
|Rimma Gazaliev's ikat-inspired tableware|
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