It’s the vibrant cobalt color found in traditional Japanese pottery that inspires Israeli artist Zemer Peled to create her flower sculptures from blue hued ceramic shards. She builds sheets of clay, fires them, smashes them to thousands of pieces with a hammer and then builds them back together to construct these stunning, bursting blooms.

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(via This Is Colossal)