This pot has a dark blue background and hand-painted with a rich gamma of different shapes is a multicolor composition. Talavera Ceramic pots have a drilled hole at the bottom; this enable them to be used as a planter. If you plan to use them for this purpose, we recommend to use a smaller plastic planter to put it inside; this will prevent rusting to happen and will give a longer life to the pot.Mexican Talavera ceramic is the result of a mixture of cultures over the time. The Spaniards were influenced by Arabic pottery, they brought it to Mexico and the mixture of cultures gave as result these beautiful art in ceramic. This ceramic pot is just an example of the exquisite beauty the Mexican craftsmen put on each item they create. It is handcrafted and hand-painted, which means that no pots are the same! There might be small differences in size, weight and even the paintings. If you want to delight somebody special with an unique handcrafted gift, this is what you are looking for!