November 18, 2009

Sparkling Clay rather Klay

Inspired by sparkling glory of Rajasthan, Sandra Goercke is creating work of art . She is a ceramic artist based in Benoni , South Africa running her own Klay-studio for past 25 years. She works mainly by hand in earthenware. Indian colorful patterns , fabrics , mirror work has influenced her art. Her work has been exhibited at various exhibitions. She has won number of awards in the ceramic industry including Ultrafern award for the "On the wall, off the wall' exhibition in 2003. Infact, Her Indian Cushion was acquired for the Corobrick Collection. Corobrick is a largest manufacturer, distributor and exporter of bricks in South Africa.

Her Studio Klay specializes in handcrafted luminaries originally made in clay and then reproduced in an Eco-friendly acrylic material. Each clay panel is so beautifully hand crafted by Sandra who takes utmost care in keeping the Indian essence intact as well as pay close attention to the functionality of her handcrafted work. To know more about her work , please visit her gallery at :

Her Indian Cushion

Few of my favourite ones .........

Bundi Panel

Jaipur panel without light

Jaipur panel with light

Jaisalmer panel without light

Jaisalmer Panel with light

More panels

Hanging Lanterns

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