Emilia Castillo: Black Cactus Salt Pepper Shakers



Black Cactus Salt Pepper Shakers

Black Cactus Salt Pepper Shakers hand crafted by the world famous Emilia Castillo. This fabulous pair of salt and pepper shakers are made from ceramic and painted with silver to depict a cactus. The larger shaker measure 4 1/2″ inches tall and 3″ inches wide and the smaller one measures 3 1/2″ inches tall by 2 1/2″ inches wide.

Mexico Artist: Emilia Castillo

emiliacastilloDaughter of the famous Mexican silversmith, Antonio Castillo, home décor and jewelry designer Emilia Castillo has a following and reputation that spans the globe.

As a child growing up in Taxco, Mexico, master silversmiths in her family’s legendary workshop surrounded Emilia. She has since developed a patented technique of fusing pure silver to porcelain, a beautiful and unique result that is a signature of her pieces.

All of Emilia’s pieces are made of natural materials such as lapis lazuli, jasper, turquoise, malachite, onyx, porcelain and silver. Her designs are hand-crafted in the workshop at her ranch in Taxco.