The Bulls Tongue is a new twist on a traditional Japanese gyobera. This subtle shape will change the way you throw forever, particularly if you are a production potter throwing off the hump. The spooned “J” shape helps you to open, compress and pull quickly. All of our polymer ribs are made of a unique material, which is resistant to cracking and the formation of burrs. We've found that with general use this rib material becomes burnished over time.