Monday, October 19, 2015

Patamban Pottery

Beautiful hand painted

Alfareros de Patamban S. de S.S., in the town of Patamban, in the state of Michoacán, is a co-op representing several indigenous porcelain and ceramic Purépechan artists. Cecilia and Fidel, a married couple who make much of the pottery, have traveled to Maestros del Arte in Chapala since its inception delighting shoppers with their beautifully crafted and painted ceramics. This tiny pueblo has been known for its pottery since pre-Hispanic times. Pottery styles and quality have been enriched over the years by techniques introduced by Vasco de Quiroga.
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