Guest Blog Post by Pilar Swanson
Nestled between a valley and river, lies an Anagama kiln called East Creek. Ceramic artists residing within and around Yamhill County are very aware of this refuge. During certain parts of a given calendar year, ceramic artists are feverishly making ceramic pots that will be offered as a tribute to this momentous event.
Directly pulled from the East Creek Anagama LLC website, tells us how this kiln site came to be in Yamhill County:
“The anagama kiln (Japanese: 窖窯) is an ancient type of pottery kiln brought to Japan from China via Korea in the 5th century….