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Barro Rojo Round Cazuela Pot with Lid (Preorder)

Barro Rojo Round Cazuela Pot with Lid (Preorder)

Regular price $180.00 USD
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The collective of Zapotec women who create these pieces believe in the power of clay and its ability to listen and transform. Mujeres del Barro Rojo begin with digging out red soil in their village of San Marcos Tlapazola. This red soil is then mixed with water and sand to make a simple clay that is free-formed without any use of a wheel. This creates a remarkable surface using their fingerprints to mold pristine shapes. Their pottery is formed and dried, then fired in an open pit in the yard of their homes.

This delicate piece is made to cook beans, rice, and soups, and should be washed by hand. We recommend curing the piece properly before each use, which can be done with cal or submerging the entire piece in water.

9.5" x 9.5" x 8". Overall size. Due to its handmade nature, size and construction vary. A patina will form with use as the clay surface is porous.

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