The warm beige glaze on the outside of the bowl is near matte with a very low sheen, gradating into a glossy soft turquoise on the inside. The surfaces of this bowl are shaped with a rustic unevenness, creating gentle dips and bumps that allow for the light to play along its sides.
Wabi-sabi (ˈwäbē säbēˈ)
1. Japanese concept that involves recognizing the beauty in transience and imperfection.
2. A sensibility in Zen philosophy that can be characterised by asymmetry, irregularity, imperfection, simplicity, austerity, naturalness, subtle yet profound grace and tranquility.