The monument marking the Prekmurje’s annexation to its motherland is in the making conceived of as a spatial element – designed to give the impression of a series of earthenware containers made from stone.
The choice of design was influenced by several individual factors: the famous Prekmurje region black pottery and the region’s distinctive ceramic design, typical in shape pottery, which is the key evidence for understanding the Slavic settlement between 6 and 12th century in the area of Prekmurje, and a modern sculptural way of design by combining and duplicating forms (copy, paste and merge).
The shape of the earthenware container has the following elements:
– direct in the form of historical pottery from the Prekmurje region,
– represents a typical example of crafts related to Prekmurje,
– resembles poppy buds and indirectly indicates ecological orientation of Prekmurje,
– by the function of the shape of the dish, they bind to the decorative decoration of Plečnik’s to discover the paths to environmental architecture and monuments heritage and
– metaphorical: each individual is a container with certain content (personality)