Earthernware of Gujarat

Today earthernware have taken a commercial place and every house is keen to have such articles in their daily use. Craftsperson at Bhuj in Kutch design attractive bowls , clay utensils, grinding stones, kettles, cups, pots, animals and many more items. Kutch and Saurashtra in Gujarat are noted for their beautiful pottery. The pottery has a unique pale creamy colour which is complimented with relief work with mirrors and motifs.

In Saurashtra, craftspersons make terracott elephants, horses with riders, calves, and goddesses are done by hand. Saurashtra is also famous for gopichandan clay which is the colour of sandal wood from which buff coloured pottery is made.