Click to enlargeAnoxic Seasonal Blooms

3.65" x 1.2"

The seasonal blooms in the Black Sea core make striped layers of visibly different material. The choked out plant fibers pull the mud off as I try to brush on what little I have -- while leaving a sheen of salt residue and allowing light to pass through the porcelain clay walls. Center is sea glass -- celadon glaze on rim and foot were assembled from refined materials.