Kasongan Ceramic

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

During Dutch colonial rule, there was a very disturbing incident to local residents, because it found a horse owned by Dutch detective died on land owned by residents. Residents are very scared and no one dared to admit the land and that  was followed by other villagers. Land that 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 Kajen mountain village located in low and earthy limestone. Until now, Kasongan village is famous for its pottery and have export quality.

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 a cylindrical, made ​​by adding little by little on clay and placed on a spot that can be played.