Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Behind the Scenes

Last weekend we headed over to Meissen, Germany - home of world famous blue crossed swords. There we were able to see three hundred years worth of porcelain - from Kaendler to the present which was amazing. Here is the finest thing they had:

We were also able to take a tour of Dresden Porcelain and see the room with all the pieces from the start of the factory. I could have stayed for hours. Everything is handpainted onto the white porcelain - it is amazing to think about all the time and skill involved with producing the work.

And - the group favorites...

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