Reviving Lost Skills – Khmer Ceramics Centre…
We invite you to visit the centre in Siem Reap. This is free of charge. We assist present and future generations of young Cambodians to revive the rich ceramic heritage of the Khmer Empire – 802 to 1432. The Khmer ceramic heritage is unique and very different from others Asian ceramics.
You will be fascinated by the many activities taking place. We encouraged you to try your hand at the potter’s wheel with our pottery class! The centre teach to young Khmer students a full revival of the ancient skills. We recreating traditional, high quality, Khmer ceramics for the benefit of future generations. We wish to share this passion with you – its infectious!
Our trainees will give you a fully guided tour with explanations and demonstrations. You will have the chance to understand all stages and processes involved in turning raw clay in to a full finished products. After which we invite you to browse in our show room to search for the unique and perfect souvenir from Cambodia.Our several kilns are all faithful reconstructions of ancient traditional Khmer Kiln types based on proven archaeological discoveries, and are of great interest and fascination to most people; especially so if your visit coincides with the regular firing of one of the kilns.
These kilns operate at very high temperatures, between, 1000 ۫ C to 1,400 ۫C (1,800 F to 2,550 F).
Please join in and help us “fire” a kiln – an impressive and awe inspiring activity and highly photogenic!
The center is open every day from 8 am until 8 pm.
Ceramics classes are available at 8:00 am – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
See Artisan At Work
Learn The Ceramics Making Steps
Understand how A Kiln Work
Find authentic & Unique Products