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Gzhel

Gzhel is the famous blue and white pottery produced in a group of around 30 villages situated some 60 kilometers south east of Moscow. Gzhel ceramics can be described as faience or majolica, sort of pottery made from fired clay and adorned with colored glaze. Among the most distinctive feature of Gzhel pottery is the cheerful combination of the white background with a blue floral design.







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