Calebas

What is calebas? But, at first, you probably will be interested to know that in some African villages, almost all the utensils necessary for household production are not potters or tinsmiths, but vegetable growers. They grow here and pans of different sizes, and bottles, and spoons... For the raw material while the special kind of pumpkin - a calebas. The technology of production, that is, the cultivation of dishes is not very difficult. When the calabash is still green, it is bandaged in a certain place with a rope and allowed to grow to the desired size. The dishes so produced are usually decorated with different patterns that are burned or cut out on the skin, and then painted.

What is calebas? But, at first, you probably will be interested to know that in some African villages, almost all the utensils necessary for household production...

Young fruits can be eaten; the old ones are most often used as vessels, as well as for the production of musical instruments. Calebas are usually grown in tropical or subtropical zones, such as Africa, South America or China.

Calebas, usually decorated with a scorched or ripped pattern, is used in South America for brewing and drinking mate.

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