21 Apr '15, 2pm

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The unique name of these clay speakers, Mapuguaquén, comes from the Mapudungun language meaning “sound of the earth.” At first glance, you might think these clay vases are meant for planting or decoration, but their true purpose is revealed once you see they’ve been capped with speaker cones. Mapuguaquén speakers marry traditional Chilean manufacturing techniques with modern technology, thus keeping alive an ancient manufacturing tradition. Their name comes from the Portuguese word ‘mapuguaquén,’ which means ‘sound of the earth.’

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