Crave bowl blue

A small group of artisans makes this Decorated bowl blue in Michoacan, Mexico. Barro bruñido was a technique used by the Mayan civilization that was lost for many years and “Don José” recently rediscovered.The elaboration consists in selecting the right mus and shaping the piece, let it dry, is rubbed with a river stone, and colored with natural paint extracted directly from natural oxides and fired between 500-700°C, the temperature gives the color. For them, creating the pottery is not just a livelihood; it is their inheritance. They are dedicated not only to their work, but to the preservation and continuance of traditional Mexican prehispanic ceramic. Usually, these designs are wild and full of expression.

$26.00

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Availability: 8 in stock

FAIR TRADE

Yes

HANDMADE

Yes

COMMUNITY

Michoacan

ELABORATION

34 hours

TECNIQUE

burnished pottery

ARTISAN

Don Jose

DETAILS

Size: Diameter 6 H 3.2 in
Material: Prehispanic Ceramic
Spanish Name: Barro Prehispanico
Use: dinnerware, planter, soup bowl ramen

Please note that due to the handmade nature of pottery, color, size, and shape may vary slightly.

SHOP RESPONSIBLY

Meaningful Shopping: At getting this piece you can be sure not only that you are getting a one a kind beautiful piece but also you are making an impact in the artisan and his family by helping them to make a living and to preserve their techniques that have been in their families for generations.

Sustainable: This piece was made all-natural and is eco-friendly, nothing is automatical everything is made by hand, the artisan uses only natural materials, things from the same land and organic pigments to create the pieces.

Fairtrade: The artisans that made this piece were well paid. We highly value their work and treat it with respect and admiration.

Handmade: This piece is unique, 100% handmade.

SHIPPING & RETURN

You have 15 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. Your item must be in the original packaging.

Your item needs to have the receipt or proof of purchase.

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