Purepecha face flower pot brown
This piece is a part of the “Faces of Mexico” It is made in Michoacán in a small town between the mountains! A small group of artisans makes this Purepecha face flower pot black 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.
Availability: 3 in stock
Size: W XX H XX in
Spanish Name: XX
Please note that due to the handmade nature of pottery, color, size, and shape may vary slightly.
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.
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