You might be fond of pottery making, and that love of yours made you come to this field to build your own pottery piece. But what to do with the bad pieces that you have made while practicing?

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Somedays, you might build it perfectly the way you want it to be. But there are even those days that make it hard enough to achieve the perfect shape of your pottery that you desired. Wait, don’t throw it away! You can again revive it and give it a new and creative-looking form. How to do it? Here, have a look.

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Nothing can be more fun than pottery building, as it comes with various techniques that are enticing to unleash. While we think about pottery building, the first image of the technique that comes to our mind is pottery’s wheel building technique. But the reality is, there is no limit of methods for pottery building despite wheel throwing.

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Slab pottery building is one of those fantastic pottery building techniques, which is quite popular among potters due to its ease in building and creating unique shapes. …


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All of us are quite aware of what a bone china pottery set is. Whether it is a wedding gift or some fine dining place, most of us come across the so-called bone china crockery set. But do you know what bone china actually is and how it is made?

Well, you can have a basic idea from the name. However, in this article, we are going to give you a detailed view of what is bone china and what is the specialty of this particular genre of pottery. Let’s have a look:

What is Bone China?

Bone china is a particular kind of porcelain that originated in East London. As the name suggests, the pottery has to do something with bones. Bone china is thus composed of kaolin, bone ash, and feldspathic material. The unique construction of bone china features a minimum of 30% of phosphate from bone ash and calcium phosphate. …


There are no limitations to the pottery glazing recipes. Also, there is a multitude of recipes that are the blend of various oxides, minerals, and other substances that create multiple color pallets for glazing.

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The red iron oxide or ferric oxide glaze is one of those prevalent glazes that act as a much common colorant for the glazing mixture. With its easy availability, it offers a beautiful color to the glazing when fired inside the kiln. Moreover, the potters use iron oxide whole-heartedly because during pottery glazing, the iron changes quite quickly in reduction firing. …


Are you thinking of gifting your child a potter’s wheel and pottery clay this holiday? Well, childhood is the right time to start getting indulged in new kinds of hobbies and skills as the curious mind dedicates itself totally towards innovation and creation. And making them engaged with pottery is going to be all way beneficial to kick away their study stress and entertain them while growing their skills.

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However, the biggest problem that occurs with kids is that their little hands find it difficult to master the bigger professional wheels and clay. Also, they can’t get access to a kiln for their small projects. …


Pottery making involves the complete art of your thoughtful reactive mind. From shaping the clay to giving it a presentable appearance, all include the creative faculty of your mind. The art of pottery making has gained popularity due to its shape and design.

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Another thing that attracts most of the art penchants is the way the pottery piece is painted. Most of the legendary pottery works all over the world have a unique way of painting that has attributed those pieces with another level of charm, which is the main reason behind its fame.

So, to bring out the incomparable beauty of your pottery piece, painting it in the right way plays a crucial role. There are tons of pottery painting techniques that the potters use to create a masterpiece every time. However, there are no hard and fast rules about pottery painting. All you need to do is go experimenting and find the right way to add more charm to your creation. …


Pottery making is probably the most creative and beautiful art that you can indulge in to keep yourself stress-free and give your creativity a new way to find its wings. The sole ingredient for pottery is clay, and its main source is soil. That is why we call the ceramics earthen pots, before the glazing, as the process is directly connected to mother Earth.

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Clay plays the most crucial part in deciding the nature and texture that your pottery is going to get. That’s why many potters prefer to make their own clay. Getting the clay for your pottery is not at all an issue, as you can get it anywhere and everywhere. But if you intend to achieve a certain consistency of clay, then you can easily achieve it by preparing the clay on your own. …


Ceramics and pottery arts are something that can highlight your décor and can transform your space into an attractive one. But despite all the pomp and show these articles display, they are very delicate and can easily chip off if you tend to handle it carelessly or due to a small jerk.

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Such an incident is no less than a sad affair that can turn off your mood instantly! At this moment, you will definitely find yourself running here and there to find out ways to fix the same; isn’t it true? …


When it comes to giving a smooth texture to a pottery piece, nothing can be better than a glaze. However, not all glazes are the same. Hence, it is wise to choose your glaze very carefully that can turn your pottery piece into a masterpiece.

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“What is the one thing you face as a challenge when raising a cat?” We are sure most people will have the typical answer — Cleaning the cat’s litter box. Even though you love having cats around and petting them is all fun, most owners feel noxious when it comes to cleaning their litter boxes. The odor can be highly disturbing. It is the one job nobody will feel like doing, but there is no choice.

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Especially the first time pet owners may feel anxious and sometimes even make them sick. Well! Pretty Litter is here to help you out of this critical “litter” situation. Exposure to contaminated litter boxes can cause multiple health problems for cats. …

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Terry Connor

Cat fanatic and Arts and Craft Lover. With Pottery being my favorite hobby. And a dangerous combo when you add in a couple of chaotic cats. :)

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