- Learn about Latin American culture with the collectible culture card
- Make 2 keepsake boxes to store mementos, jewelry and tiny treasures
- Pre-printed line art makes it easy and guides your design
Talavera Keepsake Boxes
Many young travelers dream of visiting other lands and One World Crafts lets you do learn and celebrate cultures from around the globe from home! In this kit you will learn about Talavera Keepsake Boxes, from Latin American. It is a tradition that originated in Talavera de Reina in the 16th century. There, Talavera pottery was made from high quality clay, crafted and painted by hand, using natural pigments. The process is simple, just color, glaze, assemble and display. As you apply the bold and vivid colors and create decorative patterns with the wooden embellishments, you’ll start to see your box display that beautiful cultural tradition. Your Talavera Keepsake Box may hold your jewelry, special mementos, love notes, seashells or favorite keepsake treasures. Whatever you decide to store inside, the Talavera Keepsake Box is a treasure in itself. Kit includes 5 permanent markers, 5 wooden embellishments, two glaze bottles, two pre-printed line-art boxes with lids, a detailing tool, instructions and collectible culture card.