Tamil Nadu’s Manamadurai Pottery : GI Tag
Manamadurai pottery was given GI tag
- Manamadurai is in Sivagangai district, Tamil Nadu, India.
- Raw materials Soil, water, sand, lead, graphite, calcium lime, ash, red lead, sodium silicate, manganese, iron, and plasticizing.
- Unique features Use of a unique type of clay sourced from water bodies; Pot making requires expertise as the bottom has to be perfectly round and the circumference of the pot and the neck should be proportionate; The pot is painted in different colours.