Our favorite stop in Fiskars was the apple barn–turned–art–filled home of ceramicist Erna Altonen and Howard Smith. Altonen has a studio in the basement of the house; here she builds massive ceramic pieces from rolled-up ribbons of clay that are then patinated or oxidized to create these beautiful hues.
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Our favorite stop in Fiskars was the apple barn–turned–art–filled home of ceramicist Erna Altonen and Howard Smith. Altonen has a studio in the basement of the house; here she builds massive ceramic pieces from rolled-up ribbons of clay that are then patinated or oxidized to create these beautiful hues.