San Bartolo Coyotepec Flower Vase- Handcrafted Black Clay Vase
$94.99
Quick Facts about this Artisan
Years of Experience: 30
Craft/Material: Pottery/Black Clay
Learned from: Her uncles
Background: Silvia learned traditional pottery technique from her relatives as past two generaions of the Garcia family have made their livelihood from the art of pottery and ceramic design
Inspiration: Barro Negro traditions of San Bartolo de Coyotepec
Aspirations: to pass her knowledge to another generation, to preserve unique ancient pottery producing tecniques
San Bartolo Coyotepec, Mexico
This beautiful flower vase is completely handmade by talented artisans in the Mexican town of San Bartolo Coyotepec. It is situated in the Centro District of the Valles Centrales region about fifteen km south of the capital of Oaxaca. The town, San Bartolo Coyotepec, is best known for its Barro negro pottery - black clay pottery distinguished by its color, sheen and unique designs. The traditional firing technique, unique to Oaxaca, give the pieces a shiny black finish without painting. This makes the pottery very popular and treasure to display for all ceramic lovers and collectors around the world.Artisans use only eco-friendly materials for their items. All the pieces are lead-free that makes them harmless for health. The artists also struggle to preserve their authentic culture and traditions too by using ancient techniques in manufacturing process. Each piece is produced and cut by hand and baked using wood fire.The vase is a perfect decoration for your home. The smooth shape and natural color of this exciting piece will add oodles of style to any interior. The vase also creates a good contrating effect with flowers of any color.
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Measurements & Details
Height: 11.82 in
Width: 6.3 in
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