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 about Kasongan village, visitor can walk as 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. 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 none dare to admit the land, caused that was followed by other people. 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 village located in low and earthy limestone and it is famous for its pottery and has 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 Cylindrical, made ​​by adding little by little on clay and placed on a spot that can be played.