Black clay Chamba pots and pans is well-known throughout Colombia and is utilized in dining establishments and houses for preparing and serving traditional dishes Its origins can be traced back a minimum of 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 utilizing regional clays, burnished by hand and fired on-site. The painstaking process and natural products give the dishes a genuine, distinctive and sophisticated appearance. Chamba pots and pans warms evenly and is renowned for retaining 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 made by hand, dimensions are approximate; actual sizes may vary.