Red Clay Cooking Pot + Lid | Cazuela de Barro Rojo | 3 Quart Capacity | Handmade in Oaxaca, Mexico
This artisan made Mexican cazuela cooking pot is made of natural red clay (barro rojo) by a cooperative of women living in San Marcos Tlapazola, Oaxaca, Mexico. San Marcos Tlapazola is a rural Zapotec village of about 1,100 people about an hour outside of Oaxaca City, Mexico. For 20 generations, the village has specialized in making cookware and tableware out of the red clay found in that region by the potters who are all women.
Holds approximately 3 quarts. Measures ~9.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches tall without the lid.
Because they are handmade, no two pieces are exactly the same and the sizes with vary slightly.
Red clay products are made using traditional methods and are not chemically sealed, therefore they will absorb liquid and flavors of whatever you serve in them.
Made in Mexico | Lead-free | Hand washing recommended
By purchasing this item, you are helping artisan communities in and around Oaxaca to be able to continue making a living through their craft.