|Patamban is about 2 hours from Pátzcuaro near San Jose de Gracia and Ocumicho and is famous for its
low-temperature and high-temperature ceramics. We were lucky enough to stumble upon an amazing ceramics cooperative
and a world-renowned ceramicist; but there are numerous workshops and stores in town, each with their own style and
traditions. Feel free to explore on your own or hire a guide.
|Neftali's son placing pots in
|Just a few blocks past the municipal
plaza, you will find the high-fire
workshop of Ricardo Calderón and his
French wife Catalina Bony
@hotmail.com; Melchor Ocampo #24)
and their dozen or more associates.
We also recommend visiting the
of Jose Neftali Ayungua Ramirez
(01-355-558-4065; Francisco I Madero
#21), featuring his glazed pumpkins and
|Pottery in Process