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Italian Hand Made Jars

The English word of" jar" comes from one of the Arabic word called “jarra”, which essentially means an earthen pot or one of its vessel. These handmade ceramic jars are a tradition in this area of Puglia and a great numerous of the estates have retained their own ceramic product, which dates back for decades. This is the case in the Galantine estate and they use their own olive canvases in these 500 ml jars. Each jar is collectively painted so each jar's design is unique and slightly different. They're all superb Puglian redundant abecedarian olive canvases from their own estate.



They're ‘intermediate fruity’ and especially suitable for salads and vegetables. A jar is a rigid, spherical or slightly conical vessel, generally made of glass, ceramic, or plastic, with a wide mouth or opening that can be closed with a lid, screw cap, lug cap, cork breach, roll- on cap, crimp- on cap, press- on cap, plastic shrink, heat sealed lidding film, an inner seal, a tamper-apparent band, or other suitable means. Types

Bell jar- generally used in scientific laboratories to produce a vacuum; also used in puritanical times for display purposes

Cookie jar- generally ceramic or glass, common in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom

Killing jar- used to kill captured insects

Leyden jar- a literal electrical capacitor

Specimen jar- an instrument used in deconstruction to save samples

Apothecary jar- historically for storehouse of drugs; made of pottery or further generally in ultramodern centuries, clear glass.

Generally, spherical or with rotationally symmetric ornamental angles, occasionally with a glass slice bottom separated from the main body.

Ultramodern glass performances are also used for cultural display of the contents. Ultramodern glass food storehouse jars come in a variety of shapes, all of which have an indirect opening on top for deforming on a lid.

Frugality round or wide mouth jars altitudinous but rotund cylinder slightly rounded at the top and bottom, fairly wide with a wide mouth, generally used for gravies like a mayonnaise.

Paragon jars-altitudinous and narrow cylinder, generally used for pickled foods like olives.

French forecourt or puritanical jars- roughly a small cell.

Spice jars small cylinder or blockish cuboid.

Hexagon or hex jars regular hexagonal prism.

Mason jars- relatively altitudinous cylinder generally used in home canning, sealed with a essence lid.

Kilner jar- analogous to a Mason jar but sealed with rubber.

Straight- sided jars- cylinders with no neck. thickset straight- sided jars are suitable for creams which can be dipped out.

Ancient ceramic types include Amphora-large, but generally holding under 50 L Pithos- veritably large, generally the size of a person and holding hundreds of liters

Some of the famous handmade jars:




Beautiful apothecary jar featuring Calendum. This jar is indicative of the type of old pharmaceutical jars used in the Italian Pharmacies. Hand painted by Ceramiche Sberna, Deruta, Italy.

30 cm Tall - 11.75 inch

Colors may vary. Colors that are shown may not be the true representative of the original since there have been changes in the color and design quality



This is a another imitation of an Apothecary Canister used to reserve these medical herbs, specially this "Adonis Vernalis" also known as Pheasant’s Eye that was used in the pre renaissance era.

A heart medicine, after rheumatism or influenza, or Bright's disease, where the muscles of the heart are in stage of fatty degeneration, regulating the pulse and increasing the power of contractions of heart, with increased urinary secretions. Most valuable in cardiac dropsy. Low vitality, with weakness of heart and slow pulses. Original hand-crafted and hand painted in Deruta, Italy.



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