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Dona Rosa Studio

Calle Benito Juarez No 24 | San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 551 0011
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BUYER BEWARE!!!!!!!!! I JUST BOUGHT PLASTIC HERE DISGUISED AS POTTERY!!!! DO NOT PURCHASE HERE!

I went to the factory and saw the exhibition of the granddaughter/niece hand building pottery, as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
happy_travellerUsa
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USA
Great place

Nice place where the original Doña Rosita developed the brilliant barro negro. Many famous people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MTorre
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Located in the small village of San Bartolo Coyotepec, the studios established by the famous potter Dona Rosa are still run by her family and offer demonstrations on how they create their pottery.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
2 weeks ago
“Great place”
30 Mar 2017
“Worthwhile Stop for a Huge Array of Black Pottery”
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Calle Benito Juarez No 24 | San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
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+52 951 551 0011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the factory and saw the exhibition of the granddaughter/niece hand building pottery, as part of the tradition of black pottery all hand-built on the tour. I then bought 2 piece of pottery, 2 MUGS, in the showroom. I attempted to drink coffee...More

Thank happy_travellerUsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place where the original Doña Rosita developed the brilliant barro negro. Many famous people have visited the store including singers and politicians.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 31 March 2017

One can find a lot of black pottery all over Oaxaca but we found Dona Rosa to have the widest selection in one place at great prices. We bought a number of gift items both for our friends and ourselves. Great folk art as well...More

Thank dlscps
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time visiting Donna Rosa Studio in San Bartolo unless you just want to see historical photos of the late potter who "invented" barre negro. You will find a better and more varied collection in almost any of the galleries or co-op shops...More

Thank Mel L
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I loved to see the tradition of the grandmother being passed to grandsons. He gave us an explanation, presentation and the history of the 'black barro'. Beautiful pieces of art. Cheap prices.

Thank Miguel B
Reviewed 3 December 2015

If you're interested in the crafts of black pottery, that's the place. Many pictures of Doña Rosa meeting different celebrities and politicians are displayed in the walls, her work continues in the family hands. Interesting pieces for very good price.

Thank JuSecchi
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Nice business with an informative demonstration about how this type of ceramics developed. Many affordable and unique gifts. Make sure that you see who else is in town. Dona Rosa started it and many other artists followed. look around the neighborhood and see who else...More

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 19 August 2015

My friend and I visited with a combination tour and this was one of the places that was part of the tour. If you're interested in pottery, this would be a great place to visit and learn a bit of history, as well as, get...More

1  Thank Navajo_Globetrotter
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Went here as part of a tour - nice place with a nice selection of black pottery. They also give you information how they make the pottery and stuff - quite interesting.

Thank la_vera_mahshid
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We went here as part of a tour. The demonstration and information about the black pottery was very interesting. The selection of black pottery was good and the prices seemed very affordable.

Thank debiky
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