Home Decor - Jars

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Jars - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Benjarong porcelain jar, 'Chompoonuch' (Thailand)
$644.99

A brocade of gold adorns this decorative Benjarong jar, shaped in the form of an ethereal lotus. Hues of sapphire, emerald, and ruby are called upon to embellish the piece in a dainty floral reverly. Khun Santiparp paints this jar with artistic elega
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Benjarong porcelain jar, 'Temple of the Flowers' (Thailand)
$359.99

Floral bouquets in brilliant colors grace a gilded jar. Evoking a Thai temple, its lid rises in a tall, slender spire. Khun Santiparp works in Benjarong porcelain to create this exquisite design. It features the Thai lai nam thong, or "gold washed de
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Benjarong porcelain urn, 'Colorful Khod' (Thailand)
$239.99

Exotic flowers blossom in a feast of color, their petals opening in celebration of life-lived, adorning this extraordinary urn. The blooms decorate the sky blue background in joyful form, for ancient Thai custom would have the ashes of a dearly depar
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Celadon ceramic container, 'Bunny Rabbit's Secret' (Thailand)
$164.99

Sporting a cheerful grin, a long-eared rabbit has a secret. The charming ceramic bunny opens to hold treasured keepsakes, jewelry or even cookies. Working in the ancient celadon technique, Kanda crafts the piece by hand. She achieves a fascinating cr
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Celadon ceramic container, 'Elephant's Secret' (Thailand)
$164.99

Hiding a smile behind a gently curving trunk, this elegant elephant has a secret. The charming ceramic pachyderm opens to hold treasured keepsakes, jewelry or even cookies. Working in the ancient celadon technique, Kanda crafts the piece by hand. She
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Blossom Kiss' (Thailand)
$54.99

Painted by hand, a garden sends out exuberant foliage and blossoms in deep jade. They adorn a jar of delicate green. Kanda crafts the voluptuous jar of celadon ceramic.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Celestial Garden' (Thailand)
$69.99

Flourishing folds of blue petals grace this handcrafted jar, evoking the allure of a Thai garden. Featuring an elegant lid and sleek contours, the work by Kanda makes a striking addition to any setting. The piece is glazed in the traditional celadon
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Guarded Romance' (Thailand)
$179.99

Ancient techniques persevere in this celadon ceramic jar by Kanda. Floral tendrils interrupt the soft green milieu, making this a warm addition to any desktop, ideal for storing odds and ends.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Lotus Pond' (Thailand)
$60.99

Fish swim in the gentle waters of a lotus pond, adorning this jar with sublime artistry. Thailand's Duangkamol presents this extraordinary piece featuring celadon's trademark crackled finish.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Nature's Delights' (Thailand)
$277.99

Endowed with natural floral charm, this celadon ceramic jar by Kanda revels in a mystical shade of blue. Carefully engraved patterns create a calming texture, enveloping every contour of the piece.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Nature's Delights' (Thailand)
$277.99

Endowed with natural floral charm, this celadon ceramic jar by Thatsanee and Ramphan revels in a mystical shade of blue. Carefully engraved patterns create a calming texture, enveloping every contour of the piece.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Ocean Blue' (Thailand)
$49.99

Luxuriant foliage emerges through the clear blue tone of this lidded ceramic jar. A melody composed in clay, it is sure to have a sonorous impact on any home interior. Kanda uses ancestral techniques to create the original celadon ceramic piece.
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Celadon ceramic jar, 'Sleek Minimalism' (Thailand)
$49.99

Filled with the essence of aesthetic minimalism, this decorative jar captivates with sublime elegance. It comes from Thailand's Duangkamol and it is crafted of celadon ceramic in characteristic green undertones.
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Ceramic jar, 'Eternal Spring' (Mexico)
$27.99

Checuan Hernandez designs a jar that is beautiful and completely crafted by hand. The ceramic jar is adorned with a symmetrical pattern of diamonds and orange raindrops in careful openwork. Hand painted flowers and cobalt blue top complete this origi
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Ceramic jar, 'Path to Puebla' (Mexico)
$162.74

Floral paths lead to Puebla, the birthplace of Mexico's Talavera pottery. A master of colonial Majolica ceramics, Gorky Gonzalez creates this elegant jar. Patterned after a Chinese ginger jar, the tibor is a classic shape in Talavera designs. The art
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Ceramic jar, 'Sweet Innovation' (large) (Mexico)
$34.99

Checuan Hernandez designs a jar that contains the essence of the past and the excitement of a new trend in Mexican ceramic arts. The jar features a double surface which is adorned with a symmetrical pattern of careful openwork. Hand painted flowers a
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Ceramic jar, 'Sweet Innovation' (medium) (Mexico)
$27.99

Checuan Hernandez designs a jar that contains the essence of the past and the excitement of a new trend in Mexican ceramic arts. The jar and lid feature a symmetrical pattern of careful openwork. Hand painted flowers and a cobalt blue knob complete t
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Ceramic jar, 'Sweetest One' (Mexico)
$36.49

Checuan Hernandez designs a jar that is beautiful and completely crafted by hand. The ceramic jar features a double surface which is adorned with a symmetrical pattern of diamonds and raindrops in careful openwork. Hand painted flowers and cobalt blu
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Ceramic jars, 'Frangipani Surprise' (set of 4) (Indonesia)
$34.99

Balinese master ceramist Putu Oka Mahendra designs an admirable set of jars, each crowned with a beautiful frangipani. They are crafted by hand from ceramic. They preserve the timeless allure of Indonesian artistry.
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Ceramic urn, 'Life's Mysteries' (Mexico)
$49.99

Blushing bouquets in cobalt blue lend elegance to this exquisite urn. Mexico's Castillo Family crafts the piece in the style of Talavera pottery. Although true Talavera is produced only in the city of Puebla, the Talavera-style ceramics crafted in Do
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Falcon' (large) (El Salvador)
$39.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic vessel. Decorated with a falcon's head on the lid and human glyphs on the body, the vessel is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques devel
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Falcon' (medium) (El Salvador)
$39.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic vessel. Decorated with a falcon's head on the lid and human glyphs on the body, the vessel is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques devel
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Falcon' (small) (El Salvador)
$24.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic jar. Decorated with a falcon's head on the lid and human glyphs on the body, the jar is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques developed b
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Jaguar' (large) (El Salvador)
$39.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic vessel. Decorated with a jaguar's head on the lid and classic glyphs on the body, the vessel is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques dev
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Jaguar' (medium) (El Salvador)
$35.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic vessel. Decorated with a jaguar's head on the lid and classic glyphs on the body, the vessel is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques dev
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Jaguar' (small) (El Salvador)
$24.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic jar. Decorated with a jaguar's head on the lid and classic glyphs on the body, the jar is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techniques developed
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Ceramic vessel, 'Pibil Man' (small) (El Salvador)
$29.99

Oscar Rodolfo Mendoza celebrates the art of the ancient Maya with the original design of this ceramic jar. Decorated with the sculpted face of a Pibil man on the lid and human glyphs on the body, the jar is crafted by hand with the same ceramic techn
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Bold Fusion' (India)
$74.99

Bold colors fuse with extraordinary force mirroring artistic energy. The colorful patchwork is sewn by hand and accented with bright sequins and beads, in a magnificent masterpiece from India's Meena. Please note this is a hand-sewn item, therefore c
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Fair at Night' (India)
$69.99

Dazzling in the deep blue night, the lights of a mela, or traditional fair sparkle with excitement. Mirrors and sequins embellish extravagant cotton applique in a Gujarati wall hanging from Meena. Because each is an individual work of art, colors and
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Festive Amethyst' (India)
$107.99

Flowers, arcs and arabesques form magical patterns in jewel-like tones. Surrounded by lavish embroidery, the patchwork motifs are adorned with beadwork and sequins. Meena presents a dazzling Gujrati wall hanging, each one crafted by hand. Thus each i
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Jewels' (India)
$84.99

Rich jewel color dominates this magnificent wall hanging from Meena. Enhanced with patchwork, glittering sequins and beadwork, it represents classic Gujrati textile art. Each dazzling cotton wall hanging is individually crafted, thus colors and motif
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Morning Muse' (India)
$49.99

Vivacious color dominates this magnificent wall hanging from Meena. Enhanced with multicolor patchwork, glittering sequins and beadwork, it represents classic Gujrati textile art. Lined in black, the cotton wall hanging is individually crafted, thus
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Mughal Luxury' (India)
$93.99

A patchwork of intricate riches becomes a tribute to India's unique textile legacies. Meena presents this impressive wall hanging, which is sewn by hand from cotton featuring the zari brocade and zardozi embroidery, both once the favorites in Mughal
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Radiant Earth' (India)
$62.99

Dominated by rich earth hues, this elegant wall hanging encloses fascinating patterns and textures. Glittering zari embroidery, sequins and beadwork adorn an opulent design. Meena presents a wall hanging that showcases classic Gujarati textile art.
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Red Radiance' (India)
$107.99

Soft amethyst and deep purple intensify the impact of radiant red. From Meena, this handmade wall hanging is a splendid example of Gujrati textile arts. Beadwork and sequins embellish the images achieved with rich applique and embroidery. Because eac
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Regal Red' (India)
$52.99

This wall hanging from Meena evokes royal palaces. It is a superb example of traditional Gujrati art. Sewn by hand in patchwork, it features beads and embroidery in shades of red and purple. Because each wall hanging is crafted by hand, each is an in
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Rose Radiance' (India)
$67.99

Vivacious pink dominates this wall hanging from Meena. Enhanced with multicolor patchwork and glittering sequins and beadwork, it represents classic Gujarati textile art. Lined in black, the cotton wall hanging is individually crafted, thus colors an
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Spring Romance' (India)
$49.99

The colors of spring whisper of romance in an extraordinary Gujrati wall hanging. Surrounded by lavish embroidery, the patchwork motifs are adorned with beadwork and sequins. Meena presents a beautiful, fully lined textile, crafted by hand. Thus each
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Spring Splendor' (India)
$115.99

This wall hanging from Meena conjures a landscape showing the splendid colors of spring. Beadwork and sequins embellish the images achieved with rich applique and embroidery. As a token of nature, sheesham wood beads suggest fertile seeds. Because ea
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Storyteller' (India)
$134.99

Meena presents a stunning wall hanging that tells a fascinating story in vivid colors. Enhanced with sequins, beadwork and glittering zari embroidery, the patchwork composition is bordered in black. Meena creates the beautiful, fully lined textile by
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Sugarplum Visions' (India)
$125.99

Rich sugarplum colors form fanciful and ornate visions. Surrounded by lavish embroidery, the patchwork motifs are adorned with beadwork and sequins. Meena presents a lovely Gujrati wall hanging that is crafted by hand. Thus each is an individual work
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Sunset Orange' (India)
$84.99

The fiery colors of sunset blaze across the sky in radiant splendor. From India's Meena, brilliant shades of orange and tangerine underscore the beadwork and sequins in the rich applique and embroidery. Because each wall hanging is crafted by hand, e
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Cotton wall hanging, 'Wildflower Wonderland' (India)
$77.99

Surrounding mirror applique, hand embroidery defines wildflowers in a riot of colors. This splendid wall hanging is painstakingly crafted to showcase traditional Gujrati textile art. Protected by a plain cotton backing, this exquisite design comes fr
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Cuzco jar, 'Revered Inca Icons' (Peru)
$49.99

The mesmerizing iconography of the Inca culture finds geometric expression in this decorative handcrafted jar. Using select local clay, the artisans of the Huaman Paucar family create a stunning piece, whose perfect contours are matched only by a pre
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Cuzco jar, 'Timeless' (Peru)
$49.99

The artists of the Huaman Paucar family use clay as their inspirational canvas, elaborating stunning patterns with a precise blend of colors. This decorative jar bespeaks Andean heritage, each detail at once serene and empowered, sure to impress any
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Gujrati cotton wall hanging, 'Spring Greeting' (India)
$77.99

Grassy paths wend their way through fields of flowers, embroidered by hand. Applique and beadwork celebrate spring's enchantment in a wall hanging from Meena. Sequins evoke starlight in this delightful Gujrati wall hanging. Because each is an individ
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Handblown art glass decanter, 'Purple Passion' (large) (Brazil)
$54.99

There's a sense of harmony in the design of this decanter as deep purple hues gradually become clear at the stopper. The decanter is crafted by hand with traditional blown-glass motifs reminiscent of Murano's legacy and mastered by Brazil's Seguso Fa
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Handblown art glass decanter, 'Purple Passion' (medium) (Brazil)
$49.99

Brazil's Seguso Family selects purple for the design of this decorative decanter. Featuring a clear base and stopper for contrast, the admirable decanter is crafted by hand with blown glass techniques originally developed in Murano. The presence of a
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Handblown art glass decorative bottle, 'Purple Passion' (small) (Brazil)
$49.99

Brazil's Seguso Family selects purple for the design of this decorative bottle. Featuring a clear base and stopper for contrast, the admirable vessel is crafted by hand using traditional blown glass techniques. The presence of air bubbles accentuates
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Handblown art glass decorative bottle, 'Surreal Blue' (Brazil)
$49.99

Cool blue ignites the surreal elegance of this magnificent decorative bottle. Framed by a clear stopper and base, the vessel is expertly crafted by hand by with blown glass techniques originating in Murano and mastered by the Seguso Family in Brazil.
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Handblown art glass decorative bottle, 'Surreal Purple' (Brazil)
$49.99

Cool purple ignites the surreal elegance of this magnificent decorative bottle. Framed by a clear stopper and base, the vessel is expertly crafted by hand by with blown glass techniques originating in Murano and mastered by the Seguso Family in Brazi
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Handblown art glass decorative bottle, 'Surreal Yellow' (Brazil)
$49.99

Sunny yellow ignites the surreal elegance of this magnificent decorative bottle. Framed by a clear stopper and base, the vessel is expertly crafted by hand by with blown glass techniques originating in Murano and mastered by the Seguso Family in Braz
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Jewelry box, 'Accra Visions' (Ghana)
$57.99

This remarkable piece is ideal for keeping not only jewelry but also cherished letters and cards. It is made of hardwood and leather. The embossed designs are realized in an attractive graphic style, common to African abstract art, and are beautiful
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Lacquered wood jar, 'Compression' (Thailand)
$279.99

A modern and elegant jar finely lacquered by Daeng Thanunchai. The concentric pattern, made of tones contrasting the black background, is an example of the artisan's modernization of lacquer works. A unique storage vessel for the den or office. To co
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Soapstone bowl, 'Bluebells' (medium) (India)
$40.99

Carved from natural soapstone, this covered centerpiece is the work of Ganesh Sharma. Bluebells bloom around the lid, and a flower crowns the knob. Sharma paints the motifs by hand in the detailed style of India's traditional miniature paintings.
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Soapstone bowl, 'Royal Fortune' (medium) (India)
$40.99

Carved from natural soapstone, this covered centerpiece is the work of Ganesh Sharma. Royal elephants parade proudly around the lid, and a flower crowns the knob. Sharma paints the motifs by hand in the detailed style of India's traditional miniature
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Soapstone jar, 'Bluebells' (India)
$37.99

Carved from natural soapstone, this decorative jar is the work of Ganesh Sharma. Bluebells bloom around the base and lid. Sharma paints the motifs by hand in the detailed style of India's traditional miniature paintings.
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Soapstone jar, 'Elephant Luxuries' (India)
$89.99

Walking through florid forests, an elephant guards the secrets of India's jali artistry. Gulam Rasool performs the legendary openwork with refined elegance and detailed artistry for this hand-carved soapstone jar.
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Soapstone jar, 'Ivy and Lace' (India)
$43.99

Finely carved in jali or openwork, ivy swirls in lacy patterns. Gulam Rasool crafts an exquisite jar and lid in soapstone's natural colors.
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Soapstone jar, 'Ivy Vine' (India)
$49.99

Finely carved in jali or openwork, ivy swirls in lacy patterns. Gulam Rasool crafts an exquisite jar in soapstone's natural colors.
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Soapstone jar, 'Jasmine Rose' (India)
$42.99

Finely carved in jali or openwork, jasmine vines swirl in lacy patterns. Gulam Rasool crafts an exquisite jar in soapstone's natural colors. A rose crowns the lid.
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Soapstone jars, 'Nautilus' (pair) (India)
$39.99

The regular coils of the nautilus shell find expression in hand-carved jars. A master at traditional jali or openwork carving, Gulam Rasool presents this beautiful pair of soapstone jars.
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