14 October 2006

A town made of clay

As I told you here, there's a town near Santiago called Pomaire, which is very famous for its clay pottery. In the picture, taken in an handicraft shop in Pomaire, you can see a piggy bank made of clay. They're quite popular in Chile. The sad part is that you have to break it to get your money...
While I was looking for some info for this post, I found this very nice chilean restaurant located in New York, called "Pomaire".


Blogger Daniele Marioli said...

Very nice this!
You have post many interesting schot...

10/15/2006 1:02 AM  
Blogger Olivier said...

Superbe potterie.
et je note le restaurant pour mon prochain voyage a NYC (j'y vais tous les ans).
tu ne connais pas un bon restaurant chilien à Paris ?

10/15/2006 3:23 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

oh, no one will have the heart to break this cutie ..is there no hole to get the money out?

Nice wood craft!

10/15/2006 11:11 AM  
Blogger Meg Nakagawa said...

He doesn't have one of those plastic belly buttons to extract the coins from? Oh, no!

10/15/2006 5:23 PM  
Blogger Irredento Urbanita said...

a mi siempre me ha dado pena romper el bendito chanchito, es ke es injusto, pero como ke eso enseña a ke las cosas ke valen la pena tienen un costo.


10/15/2006 6:07 PM  
Blogger Edulabbe said...

Nope, it doesn't have a plastic belly button to open it. You HAVE to break it. So, if you become too fond with the little piggy, you'll never get your money back.
A suggestion: Don't give a name to the piggy bank! LOL...

10/15/2006 10:00 PM  
Blogger José Luis Contreras Muñoz said...

Acostumbro comprar todos los años un chanchito de greda en Pomaire,allí van a parar los ingresos extras y las monedas,al final de año se juntas monedas para las vacaciones,sirve bastante.

10/15/2006 11:07 PM  

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