Gift Box: Lancaster County Redware & Crafts, Limited Edition
Lancaster County has long been known for its range of artists and craftspeople. Amish and Mennonites value the skills handed down through generations while adding new techniques and materials. From the wooden basket holder to the simple hand-dipped candles, both skill and artistry are demonstrated in this special selection.
Wooden Basket with Metal Handle - Made by local Amish crafters, this basket is decorated with a metal star and is painted brick red. (13” w x 4 ¾” h x 10” t)
Red & Tan Check Tea Towel - 100% cotton (20” w x 28” h)
Fraktur Note Cards - Assorted designs, 3 blank cards by Mennonite artist Lynn Sommer. (5” x 7”)
Hand-Dipped Candles - Amish made and unscented. (9” tall)
Burgundy Star Pillar Candle - (2 1’2” w x 6” h)
Redware Oval Dish - Made by Denise Wilz of Lancaster County. This dish uses the Scrafitto process in which the design is carved into the clay, in this case, through a creamy, yellow glaze. This design is exclusive to the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. (6” w x 7 ½” h)