Diameter: 11cm

Height: 2cm

Doctor Bird Trinket Tray

£40.00Price
  • All items ordered will be processed and fulfilled within 5-8 business days (standard), and 3-4 business days (priority).  Each item is carefully packaged, boxed and sent via courier service to ensura safe handling & shipping.  

    Returns & refunds are only applicable if the item is damaged upon delivery due to the original nature of the items.  

  • Inspired by the national bird of Jamaica (Red-Billed Streamer Tailed Hummingbird), the ‘Doctor Bird’ collection uses Denise’s bespoke blend of earthenware clay.  Refined to resemble porcelain, slip-cast vessels are fired whilst Denise hand-moulds each Hummingbird.  Each piece is bisque fired – before being delicately painted, clear glazed and fired twice to enhance the vibrancy.  The birds are fired for a third time, coated with a mother-of-pearl lustre – indicative of the tantalising iridescence of the island hummingbird.

    The hummingbirds are believed to symbolise joy, healing and good luck from spirits.  Folklore claims that the bird acquired its name due to its erect, black crest – with the tails resembling the top hats and coats of periodic doctor uniforms.