Unique, beautiful, functional! Our Handcrafted Glazed Porcelain Bathroom Accessories are handmade right here in Virginia, from high-fired porcelain with gorgeous glazes. They're a convenient and attractive way to accent your vanity, while keeping things neat, tidy and accessible. Durable and easy to clean, with a lead-free, food safe glaze. Made in USA.
Handmade glazed porcelain bathroom accessories High-fired porcelain in three beautiful glazes Convenient and attractive bathroom vanity and counter organization Durable and easy-clean; lead-free and food safe Made in the USA - right here in Virginia
Colors Blue Green Tan
Size Toothbrush Holder 3-1/2"W x 4-1/4"D x 6"H Soap Dish 5-1/4"L x 4-1/4"W x 1-1/4"H Soap/Lotion Pump 3" sq. x 6"H Tumbler 2-3/4" dia. x 4"H Cotton Swab Holder 2-1/2" sq. x 2-1/2"H
Handcrafted Glazed Porcelain Cotton Swab Holder
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The Olla: A Brief History
Olla (Spanish, pronounced “oh-ya”) jars have been around since ancient times. Made of unglazed ceramic, ollas traditionally have short, narrow necks with wider bodies, and are made in a variety of shapes. They have been used for thousands of years for cooking, storage, and plant irrigation.
When used to irrigate plants, an olla is buried neck-deep in the ground near a plant’s roots, with the opening of the olla extended above the soil so that it can be filled with water periodically. The porous walls of the unglazed pottery allow the water to seep through gradually, constantly and consistently hydrating the plants without overwatering them – and without wasting precious water to evaporation or runoff.
The use of ollas for irrigation was introduced to the American Southwest by Spanish conquistadors during Colonial times, becoming very common among Native American tribes and Hispanic settlers. Though the technique gave way to more modern methods of irrigation some time ago, its superior efficiency, coupled with its simplicity, has caused it to make a comeback. Though the technique has changed little since its introduction, today’s ollas are usually capped off, making them even more water-efficient.
Perfect for home gardens, Ollas are a super-easy, eco-friendly, less time-consuming way to water annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and plants of all kinds in dry, sandy soil, very hot or drought-prone areas, raised beds, and even pots, planters and hanging baskets. Fill the olla before you leave on a short vacation to enjoy worry-free watering – and a smaller water bill!