Friday, January 28, 2011

INDIKOI SINKS

I'm very excited about a new (and local) line of hand crafted sinks my place of employment, Classic Kitchens now carries.

Indikoi Sinks

"The 6,000-square-foot Indikoi studio located in Springfield, New Hampshire, is where potter, David Pellerin hand-crafts each sink from start to finish. He formulates and mixes all his own porcelain clay and glazes from the finest high-quality materials. Each sink is hand-thrown on a wheel, which compresses the clay to give the sinks superior durability and strength. The sinks are glazed and fired to 2250°, which results in the same durability as a standard porcelain drop in sink and will not crack or break from the normal wear of everyday life."

Patina Crystal Classic Vessel Sink


"These sinks feature Crystalline. This is a glaze that contains crystals within the glassy matrix of the glaze. A slow cooling cycle is necessary for the development of the crystals."




The crystals form the most amazing patterns and they almost look 3 dimensional. They also offer great bold colors glazes with contrasting rim highlights such as this one...


Red Classic Vessel Sink


...but the Crystalline glazes are what makes these sinks so unique. 


Mocha Crystal Classic Vessel Sink

I think they are fantastic and I can't wait to use one in a bathroom design...maybe it will even be my own!

















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