Turning the state’s soil into enduring craft - West Virginia Strong

Turning the state’s soil into enduring craft

(Audio Story): West Virginia Public Radio profiles rural Preston County potter Mel Sword who fashions pottery out of the soil of his homeplace, leaning on an old tradition to create modern-day pottery.  Sword bought his property because of the clay soil on it, in order to make something new out of something very old.

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PHOTO: Caitlin Tam photo | WVPB

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