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Saute your food naturally in handcrafted Longpi Black Pottery Pan/Skillet.
Package Contents - 1 Uttardayi Longpi Black Pottery Pan (Round)
Material - Ground Serpentinite Stone + Clay
Usage- Cook directly on flame / use as serveware
Hanging provision - At the handle end
Pan Diameter - 7 inches top
Pan length including handle- 12 inches | Handle length -4.5 inches
Weight - 500g
Wash with warm water | Use mild detergent | Store dry after use | Do not use abrasive scrubbers | Do not put hot pan in cold water immediately after use
About Longpi Pottery
Longpi is famous for age old pottery making locally called Longpi Ham. It is believed that Longpi ham used to be the main cooking utensil among the Tangkhuls before the advent of aluminum pots. Longpi ham as of today has attained national and international popularity. Longpi pottery is one unique art where the potters do not use the potter's wheel. Longpi Pottery is made from a mixed paste of ground black serpentinite stone and a special brown clay. As claimed by the locals, the clay is native to only Longpi village. After the pots are shaped, polished and sun dried they are heated in a bonfire and thereafter polished with a special tree leaf locally called Chiron ni. The black color of Longpi ham is a result of polishing the heated earthen pots with the tree leaf. Pottery is the secondary occupation of the populace and is the main source of income for the artisans.
The product is non-returnable
This product has been made by hand and may have slight irregularities that are a natural outcome of the human involvement in the process.
The weights and dimensions mentioned above are approximate and may vary from piece to piece.