Ceramic Ecology and Pottery: A Study in Bankura, West Bengal

Pottery-making is one of the oldest practices in society. Most of the materials used in pottery work are naturally found. The study is focused on the relationship between ecology and pottery. Interview and observation methods have been used to conduct this study. It is found that Ecology and pottery have a very close relationship with each other. From manufacture to sale everything depends upon the environment. Potters are utilizing nature and ecological principles to give depth to their work. The space acquired by the potters is determined by the ecological conditions.