Got pot? Bacolod City and pottery...

Got Pot? - Bacolod City and Pottery




       If you travel down south when you are in Bacolod City,(about 10 mins. from downtown area) You'll pass by fields where the carabaos roam and accompanied by cranes...






you'll notice clay pots displayed on both sides of the road...




This is where you score pot...

There another place where you can also get pot, It's in Silay City, it's north of Bacolod and I consider it kinda far from where I live and I'm lazy so I'll just Blog about the pots in Tangub or Florence ville area...



At first It doesn't look like pot...
It's like Dirt, CLAY to be exact...
The potters here believe that the best clay is found in termite mounds...





Then they process it...

then they start to look like this...

Some are dried under the sun...



Sometimes when I drive past them, I feel this urge, a complusion to just drive over them, hear the crunch of clay pot being crushed under the tires and give a evil laugh while doing it.. HARHARHARHAR!!!!!
Today the pots of Tangub...
Tomorrow the Terracotta Army!!!




Then they are covered with dried grass  

manong with a good smile
Then they "FIRE" it!!!





"There should be an OVEN! The air pollution, can a be a bit overwhelming at times.

Sometimes it's really smoky along the hi-way,
And during summer, ashes are just floating every where...

If you suggest to them about using an oven, they'd probably answer:

"Nah! Oven? Hell no, that's expensive and dried grass is much cheaper and how many jars and pots can you cook in a oven? This way we get to cook a lot of jars and pots in a day!"

 


And here are some of the finished products...



We don't have PINK FLAMINGOS, we have WHITE EGRETS...









POT we have... SHROOMS we also have that...



GNOMEO...


...and JULIET!













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