Monday, June 3, 2013

Mexican Potters - Oaxaca Black Clay Pottery

OAXACA BLACK CLAY POTTERY CUT OUT FLOWER VASE 7" MEXICAN FOLK ART...

THE ZAPOTEC TRADITION , BLACK POTTERY FROM SAN BARTOLO COYOTEPEC IS THE PATTERN TO FALLOW IN THE ELABORATION OF HANDICRAFTS. BLACK CLAY (BARRO NEGRO) IS HAND MADE ACCOMPLISHED BY A LONG PROCESS OF SEVERAL WORKING DAYS BY ZAPOTECAN CRAFTSMEN, TO OBTAIN THE UNIQUE FINAL TOUCH ( THE PIECE IS FIRED THEN POLISHED WITH A STONE TO BRING OUT THE SHINE, AND THE UNPOLISHED AREAS STAY IN A MATTE FINISH). THE INCREDIBLE DECORATIVE DETAILS MAKES THIS WONDERFUL PIECE OF ART TO DISPLAY IN YOUR HOME FOR DECORATION OR FOR A GIFT. APPROXIMATE DIMENSIONS: 7" H x 7.5" DIAM. EXQUISITE MEXICAN CRAFTS DIRECT FROM THE HANDS OF THE ARTISANS, EVERY ITEM YOU BUY WILL CONTRIBUTE TO PRESERVE MEXICAN CULTURE AND FOLK ART.

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