Origin : La Chamba, Tolima, Colombia
Technique : handcrafted earthenware
Materials : a combination of smooth, sandy and red clay
Approximate dimensions : 6 1/8” d x 3 5/8” h
La Chamba's slanted casseroles are pretty much good for it all ! From soups, to macaroni and cheese ... and just picture how strikingly the black finish would contrast against bright green olives or a handful of colorful cherry tomatoes!
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.