Kasongan Ceramic

When a visitor comes to Yogyakarta city, there can spend the time visiting Kasongan village. The location is not far from the city center, it is only 9 km in the south part. To know more about Kasongan village, visitor can walk as the best choice because will enter into the parts of the process of making ceramics. Starting from clay processing, model building, until the burning and staining. There can see tens or even hundreds of tiles laid out neatly at the local grocery store. Kasongan pottery village is very easy to access from anywhere.

During Dutch colonial rule, there was a very disturbing incident to residents, because it found a horse owned by Dutch detective died on land owned by residents. Residents are very scared and none dare to admit the land, caused that was followed by other people. The land what has been released finally recognized and other populated, as a result, they do not have agricultural land there again. Eventually chose to become potters for livelihoods and furniture until now. Kasongan village located in low and earthy limestone and it is famous as pottery center with export quality branded

Basically, the pottery making process can be divided into two parts, namely a way to print in large quantities or directly by hand. The process of making pottery by using a hand on cylindrical board, made ​​by adding little by little on clay and placed in spots that can be played.