- Raw Clay Pinch Bowl
Raw Clay Pinch Bowl
MAKER: Lalo Martínez
A versatile piece from the skilled hands of Eduardo Martinez, perfect for accentuating your culinary experience.
These quaint clay dishes serve as a rustic yet refined home for your gourmet salts and spices, bringing the essence of Oaxaca to your table. A secret... we also use it as a mezcal drinking cup.
Hand-shaped with care, each copita is a blend of functionality and earthy elegance.
Sold individually, they allow you to curate your collection, be it for a sprinkle of sea salt or a dash of aromatic herbs.
Eduardo Martinez's craftsmanship ensures that while each copita is a standalone work of art, together, they form a harmonious ensemble for your seasoning needs.
Add a touch of Oaxacan charm to your dining ritual with these unique clay flat copitas.
- These pieces of pottery are made of Mexican barro which is clay sourced from local mountain areas of Mexico.
- Handmade by humans of the Taller 4 Elementos. Differences in glaze applications and surfaces are to be expected and embraced.
- Use to pinch or serve your gourmet salts, herbs, or even use to sip mezcal.
- We recommend hand washing.
- Sold individually.
- Weight (each): 0.18 lb
- `Length 3"
- Width 3"
- Height 1"
- `Length 3"
- Color: Dark brown and taupe marble.
Taller 4 Elementos is a taller located in the village of Santa María Atzompa, Mexico. It is headed and was founded by Lalo Hernandez, son of Ana María Hernandez. Lalo's story coming soon!
Open firing is one of the most primitive methods of firing ceramics and requires a great deal of skill to produce pottery. The process involves heating clay to a high temperature, in an outdoors custom built firing oven, causing it to harden and become more durable.
The final appearance of a fired piece is dependent on several factors, including the firing temperature, duration, weather conditions, and drying time. These variables can affect the texture, color, and overall look of the piece. Firing ceramics is a delicate process that requires careful attention to detail and expertise.
Since the clay pieces are exposed directly to the strong flames for a period of time, they often carry a smoky scent that diminishes with use. However, a warm, earthy smell of clay remains, adding to the overall character of the piece. Open firing is a time-honored technique that has been used for centuries to create unique and beautiful ceramics.
The finishing process is natural and looks different on every piece. Keep in mind that your purchase won't look exactly as the pictures on the website.
Mexico residents: contact us for a listing of local prices.
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