Mengyong Earth Boiler, Lincang
As a local special product of Mengyong Village of Dima County, the boiler is made of the clay obtained locally. The special clay is made by hand into different shapes and size according to the traditional process, and later burned in the fire of straw. The big earth boil can be used for holding water and foodstuff, middle size boilers are used for steaming rice, boiling water and cooking tea while the small ones are used for roasting medicine. The special earth boiler has many obvious advantage over others, for instance it has superior heat preservation. Therefore the good boilers are good sellers in this region and even in such countries as Burma.
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