La Chamba Aji Bowl


Origin: La Chamba, Tolima, Colombia     

Technique: handcrafted earthenware

Materials: a combination of smooth, sandy and red clay

Approximate dimensions : 3 3/4” d x 2 1/8” h


La Chamba's aji bowl and spoon set are traditionally used to serve Colombian aji, a spicy sauce that we typically use to bathe empanadas in. But the boldness of la chamba's pottery technique gives this little bowl great character. Use it for a variety of sauces or condiments, or to simply keep your sea salt in.

Rosa Magnolia Salazar is the leading artisan of Punto y Arte, a small yet highly skilled workshop composed of 12 family members.  They are part of the larger community of La Chamba, a town that is solely dedicated to, and subsists from the production of this ancient earthenware technique. 


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