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Clay Pottery

November 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm +04 Sri Lanka Pavilion

Pottery and Ceramics Matt industry

It is a traditional craft industry in Sri Lanka.

Reservoirs in Sri Lanka are mainly located in the river basins.

According to the chemical composition and structure, there are several major types of clay: clay, clay, brick, and tile.


Popular Areas

Clay from Boralesgamuwa, Kalutara and Dediyawala-Kyo

Matara, Negombo, Kegalle, Galle, Kelaniya-Pottery industry


Pottery and Ceramics

1 Home Appliances-

2 For roofing buildings-

3 Art Pottery-

4 Types of building bricks


Manufacture of pottery

Using a tool called a sakaporuwa, it is manually shaped like a clay pot in the middle when it spins fast.

There are two types of athsakaporuwa and pasakaporuwa.

The product is left to dry and then lowered into an oven and baked. Then beautifies.


Tools used in the pottery industry


Molding – Grinding shell

Signature – Gate processing

Cover oven – teacher wheel

Grinding moola – thrust moola

Sakaporuwa – Sakkaya.


November 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am +04
November 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm +04
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Sri Lanka


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