By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Situated between Brazil’s two most famous cities, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, nestled in the hills of Vale do Paraíba (Paraíba Valley), is the remote colonial town of Cunha. In the last several decades, thanks to a dedicated collective of artisans specializing in high-temperature ceramics and pottery, Cunha has become the creative center of ceramics in Brazil.
Only thirty minutes from its better-known neighbor, Paraty . . .