Late Jillu bai, one of the most experienced women, practiced terracotta craft for more than 40 years in Gundiyali. She would paint 75 to 80 pots a day using natural colors and dried date stick brushes. With the curiosity of learning the craft, as a young girl, Jillu bai would sit near her grandmother and see her painting pots with different patterns for hours. Her grandmother would then give her a broken pot to paint on. At a very young age, Jillu bai became a helping hand to her father’s family, and after her marriage with Suleman bhai, she managed the raw materials for clay making and firing process along with painting pots, managing household chores and raising kids.