TerracottaTerracotta pottery is one of the first known craftsmanship ever documented. Indus valley civilisation, the earliest know civilisation is a classic example of terracotta pottery. Various clay items such as pots, figurines of animals such as cows, dogs etc have been recovered from the site. Along with phallus-shaped stones terracotta female figurines were uncovered in excavations of Mohanjodaro (3000-1500 BC).Clay craft of Kutch holds similar resemblance to terracotta pottery of the ancient Sindh region. It is deeply ingrained into their culture and traditions. Terracotta, mud mirror work which has both scared as well as aesthetic appeal. The wet clay is moulded in different shapes and sizes and dried in the day time. this unglazed pottery is then hand painted by the women and baked in the oven . Traditional clay utensils like pots, Tawadi, Plates, Bowls etc.,with hand paintings are made.
Colour: Red, white and black This lovely Chhas matka is perfect to cool beverages naturally. Made of handcrafted terracotta by Kutch potters, it has been decorated with white, black and grey traditional motifs.
Colour: Red, white and black Find your way back to slow cooking with this wonderful terracotta handi. Handcrafted by Kutch potters it is painted with tradtion black, white and grey patterns.
Size: 8'x8' (inches) A man rides a horse cart in this unique Molela terracotta piece that brings together elements of three-dimensional sculpture and two-dimensional painting. Take home an earthy souvenir.
Colour: Red, white and black This is a traditional handcrafted Kutchi kettle. Black, white and grey motifs of vines, leafs and geometric patterns decorate its terracotta surface. A beautiful earthy addition to your hearth.
Size: 12"x9" (inches) With its row of praying women, this lovely Molela terracotta piece is both sculpture and framed picture. The ornate arches above and the crowns of the women, add to the charm of the piece.
Colour: Red, white and black A beautiful earthy platter, that’s sure to catch your dinner guests eye, this terracotta thaal has been handcrafted by traditional Kutch potters.