Thursday 15 November 2012

Fall Ceramic Plates

It is getting chilly and the leaves are changing colours. The most beautiful time of the year, when all the leaves start falling off. I am amazed by how magnificent this is. 
I have made these ceramic plates inspired by the exquisite falling leaves of the autumn. Make sure to have a look at them in my shop!

Interesting facts about Fall:
Why is the season called "Fall"?
About 500 years ago, when Middle English was spoken, expressions like "fall of the leaf" and "fall of the year" were quite common, and the season name "Fall" comes from them.
- What gives leaves their red color? 
Glucose trapped in the leaves. Brown comes from the waste trapped there.
The red and purple color come from anthocyanin pigments formed in the dying leaves. Its the same pigment which is common in purple grapes, red apples and violets.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful new plates! And thanks for the interesting facts too. =0)