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Nerikomi

    Nerikomi is an artistic technique for creating ceramic pottery. The name derives from a traditional Japanese technique of creating patterns with colored clay. the empty vessel: nerikomi It was known to Roman and early French potters and became an art form during the T'an Dynasty in 7th century China. Biography of ThivĂ´, nerikomi artist

    Technique

    Slabs of clay are mixed with stains and oxides, stacked, folded, pressed into logs, sliced, and arranged in molds to form a vessel. In this way, the numerous stacked layers appear as fine undulating lines embedded in a surrounding color in the finished vessel.

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