Monday, March 15

Peruvian Seed Jar

10"x7" This isn't actually a Peruvian seed jar but I got the idea for it when I saw one. The jars had little farmers and vegetables hand made and placed on the jar. They were made of clay and usually terra cotta. Seeds were kept in side the jar and saved for the following year after farming. They were the best of seeds only, like gold, insuring a good crop the following year.

I made the jar from terra cotta and the little people and pieces. Then using terra cotta shards and bits of potterie I mosiaced the piece. Allot of fun, my Peruvian seed jar sits in my garden next to the nasturtiums and lavender.

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