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© Gzhel Porcelain Factory and Russia Palitra
© Gzhel Porcelain Factory and Russia Palitra
© Gzhel Porcelain Factory and Russia Palitra

Visit the workshops

  • with Gzhel Porcelain Manufactory
  • Selo Rechitsy, Russia
  • Guided tour
Visit the workshops with Gzhel Porcelain Manufactory
© Gzhel Porcelain Factory and Russia Palitra

Explore the centuries-old Gzhel porcelain traditions

80 minutes 1-5 people800 rubles per person

During this captivating tour you will observe all the stages of creating a classic Gzhel porcelain item, starting with making sketches, selecting the finest ones and then making a first sample. You will see slip forming, casting, painting and two firings - before and after the painting. After the first firing, the items are checked for flaws: each of them is put in a special fuschia-coloured solution, which makes the tiniest details visible. During the visit, marvel at exciting transformations of colours and shapes: the famous bright cobalt colour looks like a dusty grey powder, and during the firing, the items shrink by up to 20-30 percent. When overglaze colours are used, the items go through a third firing. The pattern is then painted over the glazing, often with golden accents, which dazzle when taken out of the kiln.

Contact
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+7 9031072129

Enjoy an experience with Gzhel Porcelain Manufactory

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