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In search of Barro Bruñido on the shores of Lake Cajititlan

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In search of Barro Bruñido on the shores of Lake Cajititlan

This week, The Desert Gypsy's store manager, JoAnne, was in Mexico helping me find pieces to put in the store. It's such a joy to have a like-minded person helping me with what I call, "la busqueda" or the search. This little roadtrip outside of Guadalajara took us to the village of San Juan Evangelista on the shores of Lake Cajititlan in search of "Barro Bruñido" or burnished clay. I've purchased some gorgeous pieces on previous trips here from Martin Ibarra who is one of the "Maestros de Arte en Mexico". Martin (below) has established quite a following for his...

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