Pots Everywhere

Nepal – Bkaktapur: Man working pottery in the Town Square.

It’s surreal at first glance, but quickly you get accustomed to the pottery scattered around the grounds of this ancient town of Bhaktapur-Nepal.

Nepal - Bkaktapur: Pottery drying on ancient building steps.

Nepal – Bkaktapur: Pottery drying on ancient building steps.

The pottery is in an upright position standing proud for the observer’s attention while drying in the City Square. You can watch the creation of such beauty as you walk the area. Thousands of pieces are on location for the visitor to appreciate.

Nepal - Bkaktapur: Woman placing pottery jars in the Town Square to dry.

Nepal – Bkaktapur: Woman placing pottery jars in the Town Square to dry.

The craftsmen use their entire body during the fabricating process that appears to turn the raw materials as well as their tools into two more limbs. The artisans move as if they are performing a ritualistic dance. The artistic manufacturing process is primitive and highly labor intensive yet a personalized creation of love.

Nepal - Bkaktapur: Man working pottery in the Town Square.

Nepal – Bkaktapur: Man working pottery in the Town Square.

Also from Edge of Humanity Magazine:

Nepalese Pottery Bkaktapur, Nepal

Pottery From Around The World

The Pottery In Bkaktapur, Nepal.

Painting:Indian Woman and Vases

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