This is a closer view of the oven shown in the photo yesterday. The artisans build a wood fire inside the oven to bake the pottery. With the local clay and a wood burning oven, the ceramics are not as strong as the modern ceramics and china that is fired in a high temperature kiln.
Here is a link to the website for the Ecomuseo de la Cermica Chorotega.
This week we are showing photos of a remote area of Aututaki in the Cook Islands of the South Pacific on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.