Small clay bowl from San Marcos Tlapazola

Small clay bowl from San Marcos Tlapazola

12.00

The women of San Marcos Tlapazola in southern Mexico use clay from their surrounding fields to make their utilitarian, simple vessels called barro rojo. The vessels are made on a crude wheel with pieces of coconut shell or dried gourd to shape the clay and burnish. Finally, the clay is wood-fired.

Ideas for use: ring holder, salsa, spices

Safe for food. Unglazed.

Size: Approximately 6" x 4" x 1.5" tall The pieces are all handmade so vary slightly in size.

Care: Hand wash

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