Barro Verde: Puerquito


Price:
Sale price$19.00

Description

The green glaze pottery of Atzompa, Oaxaca.

Adorable! These mini puerquito bowls can be used for salsas, condiments or dipping sauces. You can also add fresh herbs or fresh flowers and use them as one of a kind décor piece in your home. 

 

Measurements:

 

 2” Height x 3" Diameter 

Notes:

 

Item is handcrafted from red clay

Item is led free

Hand wash only. Wash before .

 

The clay is placed on a wheel where the craftsman rotates with his feet and then continues kneading with his hands until he obtains the desired shape.

 

 leave the piece to dry in the sun for several days so that it can resist baking. There are traditional ovens that can reach temperatures of up to 900 degrees Celsius. A greta is applied to the piece of clay already cooked, it is a powder that mixed with water allows painting its pieces of this emerald green color, which requires a second firing of the piece.

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