Fragonard to feature Saschiz pottery in collection dedicated to Romania

The blue pottery made in Saschiz, in Romania’s Mureș county, will be featured in French perfume house Fragonard’s stores and album in 2021, Agerpres reported.

As part of a partnership between Fragonard and La blouse roumaine community, clothing collections, accessories and craft items from Romania will be showcased in Fragonard stores in 2021, a year the French fragrance house dedicates to the country, according to Romania-Insider.com.

The Saschiz pottery is obtained using the “sgraffito” technique. A glazing layer is applied to the clay item and after it dries, the desired pattern is scratched on the surface. Craftsmen in the area made pottery ware of this type until the 18th century and the craft was revived in recent years.

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