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A Look Inside the St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour

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Ghatam Ensemble

Source PIAindia, Guest host @studio_minim The ghatam, Sanskrit for pot, is a percussion instrument from South India. Originally an accompaniment to the tabla and mridangam, maestro Viku Vinayakam (seen here) is credited with elevating it to the centrestage of Carnatic music. The earthenware vessel/instrument is made of terracotta clay mixed with iron filings that gives […]

Excerpt from Tiri: a potter talks about pottery as a connection between man and earth

Source: Pots in Action Facebook Page In the arid villages of Kutch, clay is an important part of the everyday. @khamircrafts has been working with artisans of this region ever since the earthquake of 2001. In this excerpt from their film Tiri, a potter talks about pottery as a connection between man and earth — […]

Black Pottery of Nizamabad

Nizamabad is a small town in Azamgarh District situated about 100km (62 miles) north of Varanasi on the banks of river Tamsa, which feeds several lakes on the outskirts of the town. The pottery of Nizamabad is characterized by its smooth lustrous black finish with sparkling motifs of silver grey etchings which resembles bidriware of […]

Dona Rosa potter of Coyotepec

An educational video about Dona Rosa (Visited 21 times, 1 visits today)