Malaysian clay potter hopes to keep craft alive by teaching younger generation


  • People
  • Monday, 14 Mar 2022

It takes years to perfect the skill of making pottery on a spinning wheel, says Ramadas. – Photos: Kraftangan Malaysia

Thick calluses can be seen on V.N. Ramadas Vengdasalam’s fingers, which is not surprising as his job requires him to use his bare hands. However, his passion and dedication makes up for all the hard work involved in his trade.

Ramadas, 70, is among a handful of clay potters in Malaysia, and he is proud to be one.

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