"Bairak" is Turkish for “flag,” and it’s apparent from the pattern adorning the sides of this vase why this traditional motif was given this name. This design dates back to the time of the Ottoman Empire, which at one time included Bulgaria.
Donna Hadjipopov, the founder of Bulgar USA, has developed a close relationship with artisans in Bulgaria. These skilled craftsmen craft a striking range of handcrafted tabletop and decorative pieces. Each is hand-formed using local red clay, then hand-decorated with traditional motifs and contemporary colors.