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Mexican pottery explained

Mexican pottery explained The revival starts; while collecting wood as a young boy, Jaun Quezada collected pottery shards from the area that was once Paquime between 1000 and 1500 A.D. Paquime is now the Casas Grandes area. Jaun set out to reproduce the method the ancients used by digging local raw clay, transforming minerals into paint, and discovering the original formula to fire his pottery. This created a high shine without common cracking. After a curious anthropologist, Spencer MacCullum, tracked down Jaun and his craft in the seventies in the village of Mata Ortiz; the market took off. Hundreds of households in the region now use these age old methods to preserve this art. All we sell are hand-coiled Mexican...

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