Sumi Shah brings elements of her native India to her work. Her early studies in Indian arts have influenced her designs and patterns. While she came to ceramics later in life, she made up for lost time in her energy and wonderful interpretation of the designs, colors and patterns so prevalent in Indian textiles and decor. Her ceramic are beautiful, practical and executed with a superb eye for detail. Her pieces are oven, microwave, dishwasher, and food safe.