Black clay Chamba cookware is popular throughout Colombia and is used in restaurants and houses for preparing and serving traditional dishes Its origins can be traced back at least 700 years to vases and pitchers discovered in pre-Columbian archaeological websites. It is still made in the traditional way, by families in the town of La Chamba, on the banks of the Magdalena River in Central Colombia. Each piece is hand-crafted using local clays, burnished by hand and fired on-site. The painstaking process and natural materials offer the dishes an authentic, distinct and sophisticated appearance. Chamba cookware heats evenly and is renowned for maintaining heat.
Timeless Chamba cookware is handmade in Colombia from clay that contains mica which allows it to withstand heat.
All-natural and unglazed, it contains no toxins.
Chamba can be used in the oven and microwave--even on the stovetop and grill!
Chamba cleans up easily and should not be put in the dishwasher.
Because Chamba cookware is handmade, dimensions are approximate; actual size may vary.