União dos Palmares - Alagoas
D. Irinéia shows her talent in preparing the pieces, uses only clay to model and firewood to burn the raw material. The work begins by collecting the clay which is then trampled, kneaded and poured. The works are then baked in a wood-fired furnace, resulting in a natural reddish colouring.
* D.Irinéia is one of the important artists of the state of Alagoas. Develops her work in the Quilombola community of Muquém and is a recognized living heritage of the state.