Located about six kilometers from Kakamega town along the busy Kakamega – Kisumu highway, lies the western capital of authentic pottery in Kenya. Here the locals have embraced the art of making pots, bowls, flower vases and any other wares from clay. The legendary Crying Stone of Ilesi locally known as Ikhonga Murwi is also located opposite the vibrant pottery market on the road. Visitors to western Kenya cannot resist the temptation to stop at Ilesi to sample the different wares inclusive various earthenware for home decorations.
Discover authentic pottery at Ilesi village