Any baker will appreciate a set of charming, handmade measuring cups. The ombre colours make them a great display piece in a kitchen and each set is hand-painted for a distinctive one-of-a-kind feel. Ombre Nesting Measuring Cup, $45 for set of four, Etsy.com.
Thomas Hoadley used the Japanese technique of nerikomi to create the delicate lines of color in this vessel. He stacked thousands of thin layers of colored clay to create a "loaf," then cut the loaf into thin slices and assembled the pieces to create the bowl’s final form. Stunning result!