Round Espresso Cup – Zulu Goth Collection
Sandile B. Cele’s Zulu Goth Collection is inspired by traditional Zulu body scarification, tattooing and embellishing. This interpretation is merged with the Gothic culture of clothing, make up, hairstyles and the architecture of churches. The interpretation of his Collection connects the culture of African tribes with European Gothic culture.
For this Collection, Sandile B. Cele uses fine, black clay like stoneware charcoal. He uses bright underglazes. To make things shiny he brushes on a translucent glaze. He then fires the clay. The firing temperature is between 1120 to 1200 degrees.