- Pop Pochote Copita - Blue
Pop Pochote Copita - Blue
MAKER: Rolando Regino Porras
Experience the authentic taste of Oaxaca with our Pop Pochote Copita, a stunning handcrafted mezcal cup made by Rolando Porras and his team in a small town near Oaxaca.
Each piece is a work of art, featuring a raw, unglazed exterior that showcases the natural colors and textures of clay of Oaxaca. A lead-free interior cobalt glaze brings an unexpected pop of color.
The spikes represent the sacred Pochote tree, a native species to Mexico and revered in Mayan culture for its connection to the underworld, heaven, and earth. Handmade using traditional communal skills passed down through generations, these cups are perfect for anyone who likes to sip in style with soul and history.
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- These pieces of pottery are made of Mexican black clay which is sourced from local mountain areas of Mexico.
- Handmade by Roland Regino Porras. Differences in glaze applications and surfaces are to be expected and embraced.
- Use to sip mezcal, sake, espresso, tea, or to serve sauces or small accompaniments.
- We recommend hand washing.
- Sold individually.
- Weight (each): 0.25 lb
- Length 3"
- Width 3"
- Height 3"
- Color: Black outside with blue inside glaze.
Rolando Regino Porras' studio is located in the village of Santa María Atzompa, Mexico. His story is 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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