La Rambla pottery is a ceramic characteristic for its whiteness, and its
porous clay with astonishing ability to cool the liquid content of botijos,
bowls, jars, bottles, etc. It is also used Ffor making accessories for kitchenware, gardening
and constructions, such as tiles and lighting elements.
Technique: the clay is obtained from the soil, cleaned of impurities and spread under the sun. Next, it is sieved and kneaded, and then molded by the lathe creating the desired shapes. Then it is dried and baked in the oven at 1000º C. Finally, it is glazed with colored glass, decorated and polished, and finished with a second cooking.
Main material is local ground pot, clay, water and salt.
First findings of bell-shaped glasses locally
made in La Rambla (Cordoba) date from the Bronze Age. This prehistoric
pottery got its consolidation during the period of Arab occupation. The most
emblematic of the history of pottery from Rambla date is 1460, when first written