Handmade Barro Rojo Pottery Berry Small Colander

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- Handmade by an artisan woman in Southern Mexico
- Created from local agricultural earth that is naturally a red hue
- The pieces are created by hand, and with a simple wheel that is essentially a plate on a rock
- After the pieces are formed and dried, they are pit fired for roughly an hour using the same
processes that have been in place in this region for hundreds of years
- After the firing is done, the pieces are left overnight in the ashes to cool, and taken out the
next day and rinsed in water
- The strainers are burnished with a stone for a slight sheen
- They pottery is not glazed, and so placing greasy items in these pieces may stain them
- The pieces should be washed by hand in warm, soapy water
- These pieces should not be washed in the dishwasher