Photos from: Mange village in Jinghong
Pottery and ceramics technology appeared early in Chinese civilization. The slow wheel is disappearing. However, in China ’s southwest border, the Dai national minority areas still use the slow wheel. Dai earth-ware is widely used in daily life. Pottery tools generally include pebbles, bamboo spades, wood board, wood hammer, small dustpans and other components. The clay is used as the raw material. They use turntable, drying, fire procedures. The potteries formed are pots, pans, bowls, etc, among which the most famous is the pot.
Dai lady in processing Tools