Meet the Artisans
Country: Oaxaca, Mexico
Demographic of Artisans: Extreme Poverty
1050° is the temperature at which tradition and modernity merge to turn mud into beauty.
Colectivo 1050° is cultivating a community that elevates the symbolic, cultural and commercial value of pottery.
In so doing, they are not just restoring an ancient craft, but expanding the economic potential for women artisans in the state of Oaxaca.
With the renewed revenue from this ancient craft, women in Oaxaca are spinning clay from the earth into revenue to build schools, change laws, and overcome the gang violence of their community.Learn More