30 Years of Spinning the Potter's Wheel

Those mud-filled hands, tired arms and fingers work skillfully in creating the most magnificent products that can be made out of mud, stones and a large wheel. Sitting on a pavement along Kodambakkam High Road with unsold and baked clay pots is S K Govindasamy, a potter who has been churning out pots as a family tradition for the last 36 years.

Ask any terracotta or clay pot dealer nearby to talk about pottery, and they instantly point to the one man — Govindasamy.

A well-known name in the ‘kuzhavar sangam’ (potters group) in Valluvar Kottam, he wants to teach people the art of making pots...............Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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