in the typical mexican village of los reyes metzontla, all Â women know the trade of pottery, since the ladies are given the task of transmitting the knowledge to their daughters, who in turn learn it as a game and at the same time practice it to perfect the technique in the future. the popoloca women of this community have a skill to lift the pieces only with the molding of the hands and in the material of the clay.
the pieces that were made in los reyes metzontla were pots, casseroles, comales, bowls and ducklings, which were used for cooking. now they have adapted to the new market by designing new pieces one hundred percent natural, such as cups, plates, fruit bowls, lamps, pots with lids, vases, animal figures, etc. â€¦ and for maison marcoux mexico / paris , the set of tables designed by adan carabes. but respecting the essence, shapes, simplicity and elegance of the characteristic style of the material and community.
the transcendental work of the village’s grandmothers is recognized, as they are the continuators of tradition and the promoters of culture, those who teach the language, and those who managed to break borders.