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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's Capital Of Clay

Published 13 April 2012

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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by: Clare Pawling from: Denver, Colorado, USA
April 16, 2012 19:09
What do they use to fire their pottery kilns? And what sort of kiln?