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Rain Dragon Studio
Located in fabulous NoPo (north Portland)
Portland, Oregon

Care of your
Rain Dragon Artwork

Your original art from Rain Dragon Studio is meticulously created by hand.
Special care is needed beyond a "similar" factory-made or machine-made item.
Please read instructions before using or washing.

CERAMICS:

Bowls & Dishes:
Hand-built and fragile, please do not drop! Dishes are food safe unless specified. Handmade pottery is safest if you wash by hand, however never soak in water. Do not use dishwasher as water absorption will occur which makes breakage more likely. Please DO NOT put into the microwave! Breakage can occur upon rapid heating. Never heat on the stove top. If you choose to put into an oven, you must place room temperature dish onto cold racks in a cold oven, then gently heat the oven to the desired temperature.

Coffee & Beer Mugs:
Hand-built and fragile, please do not drop! See Bowls & Dishes above. Also, never hang handmade mugs by their handles: the handles will eventually break off. As with all handmade pottery, rapid heating causes breakage. Therefore please gently pre-heat your mug before filling it with hot liquid. After preheating, add hot water to the temperature suited best to the beverage, such as 187°F for coffee and 165°F for most teas. Note1: Pouring boiling liquid into a handmade mug is not recommended as it will likely crack or break. Note2: Dark clay pieces can get Hot!

Mother Mud People:
Handmade & fragile, please do not drop! MMP can go outside under a tree or stay inside with your potted plant or on a shelf. If you put them outside, please bring inside in the winter if you want them to stay in tip-top shape as they could absorb water and chip or crack with cold or freezing temperatures. If you don't mind the weathering caused by the elements, then feel free to leave outside all year long.

PAINTINGS:

Full Moon Sand Paintings & Luminous Fusion Paintings:
Please hang inside and don't allow to get wet. Direct sunlight will likely cause fading. Frame will break if painting is dropped.