Franz Porcelain Collection

Island Beauty Hibiscus Salt Pepper Shakers, 2-Piece Set

These charming Franz Porcelain Salt and Pepper Shakers from the Island Beauty hibiscus Collection lend sunny tropical flavor to any table setting or display of fine floral china. Each is topped with a gorgeous and delicate bloom rendered in fine porcelain and hand-painted to produce stunning color and texture. Give them as a very special wedding, anniversary or housewarming present to express your passion for the exotic wild, or showcase them in your own kitchen or or housewarming present to express your passion for the exotic wild, or showcase them in your own kitchen or dining room.About Franz PorcelainIn less than a decade, Franz Porcelain corporate commitment to ultimate quality and traditional craftsmanship has made its pieces among the most sought-after in porcelain. Each Franz Porcelain piece begins with a gifted Franz artist being inspired by the beauty and energy of nature. The finest Chinese clays and glazes are then used to create, fire and color each piece in the painstaking time-honored artisan's tradition.Franz Porcelain is created using a blend of time-honored artisan's techniques, personal artistic vision and cutting-edge technology. Each piece begins life on paper as a sketch influenced by the power, vitality and beauty of nature; then, old and new - as well as East and West - meet as current software is used to refine the design and begin its journey to brilliant three-dimensional art.Decades of experience are required to understand and successfully employ the combination of mixing, firing, casting and coloring techniques used by Franz, including specialized skills such as the company's own unique take on undercut molding.Franz F.A.Q.Q: How should I care for my Franz Porcelain?A: Franz Porcelains should be cleaned every few weeks if not used regularly. Wash carefully by hand with mild soap and warm water and dry thoroughly with a soft cloth.Q: What is the meaning of the Franz logo?A: The Franz logo incorporates the calligraphic writing of the Chinese character 'CHEN' and a soaring seagull together in harmony. It symbolizes the core values shared by company employees - a grand vision developed from the glorious history of East and West that expresses pride in being modern Chinese.Q: What do the stamps (signatures) on the bases of your products stand for?A: Basically there are 2-3 stamps (signatures) on the base. One is the Franz Collection logo. The other two are signatures of the sculptor and the designer of that particular piece of Franz Porcelain. It is possible that there will only be one signature if the designer and sculptor are the same.Q: Can these products be exposed to direct sunlight?A: Yes. Each item is fired at over 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. Colors will not fade.Q: Is the merchandise food safe?A: Yes. Franz Porcelain is FDA approved food safe. They are all functional items.Q: Is the merchandise dishwasher safe?A: No. Due to the delicate designs of Franz Porcelain, we do not recommend cleaning Franz products in a dishwasher.Q: Is the merchandise microwave safe?A: Theoretically, Franz Porcelain, due to under-glaze coloring, is microwave safe. However, Franz Porcelain has a greater portion of artistic preference, shape and figure in particular. Considering the size and the complicated 3D sculpture of our products read more