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BARRO NEGRO OF OAXACA

Oaxaca Silvery Black Clay Dinner Plate with Rim

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Description

Silvery black clay dinner plate with 11" diameter handcrafted in Oaxaca, México. Featuring marbled, silvery grey markings from a longer firing process, which makes the plates less porous and more durable in water. Featuring a matte finish, reminiscent of graphite, and a contemporary rim design.

Story

Every plate is designed and produced in San Bartolo de Coyotepec, a community in Oaxaca with a long history of producing black clay pottery. All clay is locally sourced from the hills of the region and handmade (no pottery wheels are used).

A style of pottery unique to Oaxaca, black clay (barro negro) is distinguished by its color and silvery finish. It's origins date back centuries and the color is derived not from dye or glaze but from the use of special, locally-sourced clay. Every piece is hand-polished which results in a matte sheen.

What We Love

Featuring silvery gray markings that create a marbled effect, reminiscent of honed stone. Handcrafted by master ceramicists, the pieces fuse ancestral techniques with contemporary design.

Materials + Care

Dishwasher safe, however we recommend hand washing. Allow to fully dry before storing.

Shipping + Returns

Shipping: In-stock items will ship within 1-3 business days from our warehouse in California. Orders $99 + always ship free.

Returns: Unless otherwise noted, we accept returns within 30 days, minus a 10% re-stocking fee.

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