KERALA POTTERY MAKING


Kerala, is one of the most sought-after places in pottery making. Artisans here are experts in moulding pottery out of locally available clay. The variety of pottery available here includes utensils like pots, pitchers, other utilities and handicrafts. N G Nair Photo November 2009,  N G Nair Trivandrum Kerala India  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) city 2010My Photos>Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) cityEvery village of almost every state of India has a potter (Khumbar or Kumhar) who 'wheels' out an amazing variety of household utensils and other objects of utility. They sit outside their huts, spinning their wheels, creating bowls, mugs, plates, urns, for storing and carrying water, flowerpots, foot-scrubbers, small pots and a myriad other articles required by an Indian household. With the spread of urbanization, the potter settlements have now mushroomed on the outskirts of big cities and towns, Pooram Photo - Ottapalam KeralaMy Photos >97 th Indian Science Congress, Kariavattom Campus, University of KeralaMy Photos>Kovalam is a beach town on the Arabian Sea in Kerala, a state in south IndiaButterflies of Western Ghats , Indian Science Congress , INDIA IN SPACE , PRIDE OF INDIA , VIGYAN JYOTIUniversity College TrivandrumSince the beginning potters have prospected raw earth and used it to create priceless vessels that have withstood the test of time. Each step in the overall pottery process is an art in it's self.  The glazing process and firing techniques affect the finished piece as much as the throwing process.  The glazes and their reactions to the clay body, other glazes, heat reductions and chemical reactions taking place inside the kiln,  are what you see on a finished piece of pottery.  Ceramics:  Anything that is made with clay,  That includes: Bricks, bathroom fixtures, electric insulators, sculptures, tiles, dishes and vessels N G Nair India - Kerala Travel Report - The Art of Pottery Making. Here is a step by step look at how we make pottery. style type='text/css'>#vogroll_4{border:none;margin:0px;}, Kerala Travel: Trivandrum, Kollam (Quilon),, KERALA POTTERY MAKING VIDEO CLIP, PHOTOS & Kerala Village. N G Nair Travel Report, Trivandrum, Kerala State, India.Pooram Photo - Ottapalam Kerala
 

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