Town & Municipality total_type Municipality motto image_skyline CourtyardDRSBC1.JPG imagesize image_caption '''Barro negro pottery''', in the courtyard shop of the Doña Rosa Workshop, San Bartolo Coyotepec image_flag flag_size image_seal seal_size image_shield shield_size
work templates enciclo oaxaca municipios 20115a.htm work Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México publisher Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal accessdate March 10, 2010 The town is best known for its ''Barro negro pottery'' - black clay pottery (barro Negro pottery). For hundreds of years pottery has been made here with a gray matte finish, but in the 1950s a technique was devised to give the pieces a shiny black finish without painting. This has
made the pottery far more popular and collectable. ref
of the ancient Zapotec (Zapotec peoples) city of Monte Albán. Since its founding, pottery making has been a major economic activity and the town is currently known for its green-glazed pottery. This pottery used to be shipped all over Mexico and exported to the United States but today most of this pottery is sold locally. Beginning in 2009, there has been excavation at the Atzompa archeological site, leading to the discovery of a 45-meter Mesoamerican ball court, which has been determined
to have been on the principal one for Monte Alban. Today, the town is rustic with the smoke of wood-fired pottery kilns ever present. Poverty has been a concern for the town
below, partly as a bulwark against the neighboring Mixtec. There is also evidence that the town served as the last way station for quarried stone making its way to the construction of the last buildings in the city of Monte Alban. Objects found at the site include local barro negro pottery as well as obsidian and other objects showing trade connections with areas such as Teotihuacan, Sierra de las Navajas in Hidalgo (Hidalgo (state)) and Guatemala. ref name "pelota
for Islamic ceramics during the Fatimid period. Fustat was the center of power in Egypt under the Umayyad dynasty, which had started with the rule of Muawiyah I, and headed the Islamic caliphate from 660 to 750. However
-i-Khusron , wrote of the exotic and beautiful wares in the Fustat markets: iridescent pottery, crystal, and many fruits and flowers, even during the winter months. From 975 to 1075, Fustat was a major production centre for Islamic art and ceramics (Islamic pottery), and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Mason (1995) pp.5–7 One report stated that it paid taxes that were equivalent to US$150,000 per day, to the administration
Boston isbn 978-1-590-30517-1 While the Mamluks were in power from the 13th century to the 16th century, the area of Fustat was used as a rubbish dump, though it still maintained a population of thousands, with the primary crafts being those of pottery and trash-collecting. The layers of garbage accumulated over hundreds of years, and gradually the population decreased, leaving what had once been a thriving city as an effective wasteland. Modern
. During this period there was also a thriving industrial complex located between the twin cities. Both German and English teams have excavated parts of the industrial complex revealing comprehensive evidence for pottery and glass production. Apart from large dumps of debris the evidence consisted of pottery and glass workshops containing the remains of pottery kilns and glass furnaces. ref>
; ref Islamic art has very notable achievements in ceramics, both in pottery and tiles for walls, which in the absence of wall-paintings were taken to heights unmatched by other cultures. Early pottery is often unglazed, but tin-opacified glazing (Tin-glazing) was one of the earliest new technologies developed by the Islamic potters. The first Islamic opaque glazes can be found as blue-painted ware in Basra, dating to around the 8th century. Another significant contribution
was the development of stonepaste ceramics (Stoneware), originating from 9th century Iraq. Mason (1995), p. 5 The first industrial complex for glass and pottery production was built in Ar-Raqqah, Syria, in the 8th century.
. The three other component towns are Tunstall (Tunstall, Staffordshire), Longton (Longton, Staffordshire) and Fenton (Fenton, Staffordshire). Stoke-on-Trent is considered to be the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as the Potteries (Staffordshire Potteries). Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries (Tertiary sector of the economy) and distribution centres (Distribution (business)). History
-on-Trent initially applied for city status in 1925, citing its importance as the centre of the pottery industry, it was refused by the Home Office as it had fewer than 300,000 inhabitants. The decision was overturned, however, when a direct approach was made to King George V, who agreed that the borough ought to be a city. The public announcement of the elevation to city status was made by the King during a visit to Stoke on 4 June 1925.
Kingdom NUTS 3 region (code UKG23). Industry Pottery Since the 17th century, the area has been almost exclusively known for its industrial-scale pottery manufacturing. thepotteries.org Companies such as Royal Doulton, Dudson Ltd, Spode (founded by Josiah Spode), Wedgwood (founded by Josiah Wedgwood), Minton (Mintons Ltd) (founded by Thomas Minton) and Baker & Co. (founded
; bordering Anhui to the north. It is known as the "Porcelain Capital" because it has been producing quality pottery for 1700 years. The city has a well-documented history that stretches back over 2000 years. History During the Han Dynasty, Jingdezhen was known as Xinping. Historical records show that it was during
volume 5 part 1 48" . The size of the workforce employed in paper money factories was large; it was recorded in 1175 that the factory at Hangzhou employed more than a thousand workers a day. Pottery Porcelain (Chinese porcelain) is made from a hard paste made of the clay kaolin and a feldspar called petuntse, which cements the vessel and seals any Wiktionary:pore
and exchanged presents with him; Soong gave Hu a work of glass art from Liuli Gongfang, and received a piece of Jingdezhen pottery from Hu. Soong was only the second major political figure from Taiwan
from outside. The rooms have been conditioned to display aspects of the municipality’s history and traditions, such as its pre-Hispanic past, its musicians, its pottery tradition, its numerous 16th century chapels and the Chinelos. There are also two rooms dedicated to temporary exhibits. Workshops offered vary from crafts to personal development to languages such as English and Nahuatl to painting to chess as well as local traditions. ref name "
"luzmusica" Pottery and juego de aire thumb Crafts store on Carranza Street (File:StoreCraftsTlaya.JPG) Pottery has been made in the town since far back into pre-Hispanic times. Some of the oldest pottery found here is associated with the Olmec culture. One distinctive technique to the areas pottery is using cattail fluff as temper, mixing it into the clay. ref name "luzmusica" >
; Pottery items include flowerpots, storage jars, figures, cooking pots, comals (comal (cookware)), jars, dishes and more. Many are glazed in various colors. To honor the tradition there is a Museo del Alfarero or Potters’ Museum in the Capilla de la Natividad and a festival dedicated to the craft. The Feria del Barro, also known as the Festival Cultural de Tlayacapan was initiated by Cornelio Santamaría and is held each
and fetishism as cultural practices, and also totemic and monism (cult of ancestors). The most famous Ségou handcrafts are based on pottery, weaving (blankets, wrappers and carpets), manufacturing of ''Bogolan'' (a distinctive variation of Mud cloth), painting and sculpture. Ségou is also regarded as the capital of Malian pottery with a large pottery district in Kalabougou situated on the left bank. Women make the pottery by hand with the clay coming from the Niger River and bring
are generally quite poor and many of the buildings need to be restored to maintain their state. thumbnail right 300px The CMDT cotton processing plant near Ségou. (File:Usine de coton CMDT.png) Economy Today, Ségou is known for its pottery, its market and its fishing industry. Attractions in the old town of ''Ségou-Koro'' included a mosque, Coulibaly's tomb and an ancient tree. In the city center, the main landmark is the water tower. The most important economic activities are fishing, cattle
; There are two factories processing cotton: Compagnie Malienne des Textiles (COMATEX) and Compagnie malienne pour le développement du textile (CMDT). Commerce consists mostly of the small scale exchange and sale of products from the primary sector, sold weekly at the large Sudano-Sahelian market, drawing customers from far outside of the city. The main products sold are vegetables, pottery, cotton, leather, fruit, ovens, cattle and cereals. The headquarters of the Office du Niger is based
. Around 9600 BCE the droughts and cold of the Younger Dryas Stadial had come to an end, making it possible for Natufian groups to extend the duration of their stay, eventually leading to year round habitation and permanent settlement. Pre-Pottery Neolithic Age, 9600 BCE right thumb An aerial view of Jericho, showing the ruins of Tell es-Sultan (File:Tell es-sultan.jpg) File:Jerycho8.jpg right thumb Dwelling foundations unearthed at Tell es-Sultan
in Jericho thumb Yarmukian Culture Yarmukian (File:PNA - Yarmoukian Ware, small Jug with fishbone decoration.JPG) pottery with fishbone decoration The first permanent settlement on the site of Jericho developed near the Ein as-Sultan spring between 10,000 and 9000 BCE.
web url http: whc.unesco.org en tentativelists 5704 title Ancient Jericho: Tell es-Sultan year 2012 accessdate 5 September 2013 publisher UNESCO World Heritage Centre As the world warmed, a new culture based on agriculture and sedentary dwelling emerged, which archaeologists have termed "Pre-Pottery Neolithic A" (abbreviated as PPNA). PPNA villages are characterized by small circular dwellings, burials of the dead within the floors of buildings, reliance
practiced here include basketry, textiles in the form of rebozos and other traditional clothing embroidered in silk thread, blade making, saddlemaking and miniatures in lead. The town is known for its red clay pottery, which is often painted in various colors. Octolan is part of a stretch of road on which are a number of crafts towns such as San Bartolo Coyotepec, San Martin Tilcajete, Santo Tomás Jlietza and Santa Ana Zegache. ref name "rescato" >
; thumb 150px "Mujer con Niño" by Guillermina Aguilar Alcantara at San Bartolo Coyotepec the MEAPO Museum (File:MujerNiñoMEAPO.JPG). Crafts and artisans While the men dominate the rug-weaving and woodcarving industries in Oaxaca, the women reign with their pottery. This is true in Ocotlan as well.
Ridder Tribune Business New location Washington, D.C. date December 2, 2002 page 1 The best known pottery family in Ocotlan is the Aguilar. The dynasty begins with potter Isaura Alcantara Diaz, a potter. Isaura learned the traditional pottery making techniques of the Oaxaca Valley, which was mostly limited to making utilitarian items. She began to experiment with figures and more decorative pieces, with some of her pieces making their way into the Rockefeller collection, but died