Pygg banks

In the middle ages, people in Western Europe used an orange clay called pygg to make jars and pots. People saved their money in pygg jars. In the eighteenth century they became known as pig jars and potters started fashioning them to look like pigs. With that the piggy bank was brought about.


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One Response to Pygg banks

  1. mytoughgirl says:

    I never knew~ and now I know^^

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