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Dan Kwian- Korat

Known as the 'land of ceramics', Dan Kwian is Nakhon Ratchasima's main ceramics center. Previously an area where bull-carts would stop on their way to nearby Khorat, generations of Dan Kwian residents have been involved in making the local pottery which is famed for a rough texture and a rust-like color. The geographic particularities of this district mean that it is the only place in the country this type of pottery is produced. Aside from the usual bowls and dishes, the pottery is shaped in a variety of everyday implements such as utensils and tools.

The ceramics of Dan Kwian are made with black bronzed clay, coming from the Moun River. The ceramics are famous in the whole Thailand and they even sell them in Chiangmai, Bangkok and export them worldwide. In the province of Nakhon Ratchasima, Dan Kwian is famous and called the ‘pottery village’.

Posted by TheJohnsons 23:33 Archived in Thailand

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