Throwing pots is a hobby for some people, and for others it is a way of life. There are people who throw pots for a living, and others use it as a way to relax. Whenever making pots on a wheel is shown, it always looks fun and easy. It...

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While living museums continue to interest new people in the craft of pottery, many experienced potters have moved on to new challenges. They have seen the incredible porcelain and fine bone china produced by crafters of the past, and their desire is to learn the secrets and techniques...

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Bright and colorful ceramic figurines are a wonderful gift. They allow the giver to use their own creative style and color choices when decorating. They can then share this creativity with loved ones on special occasions. Figurines are decorative pieces for display in homes or offices, and the decorator has...

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Living museums often include pottery making as part of their display of historical works and traditions. Movies and television shows have sometimes included throwing clay on a wheel and making pots part of their plots. Even books describe this ancient trade in glowing terms. All of these add up to the fact pottery has been part of mankind’s history for centuries and is still a valid occupation in the world today. There are more ways to work with clay than just using a potter’s wheel. Turning and shaping clay is only one way to enjoy pottery. Molding ceramics and decorating them has been a part of the art as well.