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Uzbekistan's Capital Of Clay

Rishtan is a small town in Uzbekistan's Ferghana Province that is famous for producing traditional pottery. Potters in the town have been passing their craft from generation to generation. Rishtan ceramics are noted for their intricate ornamental patterns and bluish or greenish glazes.The Rishtan area, which attracts many tourists, is rich in the fine clay needed for the work. (RFE/RL's Uzbek Service)

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