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Large pieces of quartz are baked in the kiln, then broken into tiny pieces and sieved to obtain fragments of three different sizes.
Large pots take a long time to decorate, so they are wrapped in plastic to ensure that the clay will not dry out too quickly.
Nisa’s inlaid ceramics were traditionally used for water, but nowadays they are produced mainly for decorative purposes.
Drawing the decorative motifs in the wet clay with a needle and other instruments is the responsibility of the more experienced pedradeiras’