Kinds of Pottery Ware

Pottery Ware

Pottery Ware

There are many kinds of pottery ware offered, but how do we understand that which type is suitable to be used for specific purpose. By knowing their attributes and nature will help you to decide which type that you will utilize successfully.


Usually, ceramics is the pottery ware which are coated on the surface. The example of ceramic ware that we acquainted with are plates, bowl use on the dining table, hygienic ware, roofing/wall tiles, mosaic, pitchers, vase etc. The raw materials that utilize for making ceramics are some type of soil, rocks, stones etc. The ceramics production procedure, start from preparing raw material, then mixing all of part, then build up the design. There are numerous kinds of build up process, which are develop by hand, develop by utilizing spinning round board, develop by Jigger machine, develop using mold or develop by squeezing device. The next action after develop the pottery shapes is drying and biscuit firing, then finishing or glost firing. The last process of making ceramics is decoration and painting. Decoration and painting consists of, drawing straight onto the surface area or usage sticker paper. This procedure, nevertheless, can be done before or after finish procedure.


The common characteristics of earthenware is it has brown or red color, since the raw product that utilized to produce earthenware has mix of iron drug. This type of raw materials is typically utilized for sculpture and images due to its attribute that not easily retract and filled, so this materials will not easily crack or broken. The earthenware soil that has white color in nature is unusual, so we usually add extra substance to whiten the soil, and also increase the iron compound, which has red or brown color. Generally the compound has the heat resistance at 1,050 degree Celsius. The captivating of earthenware is its color. Some potters do not want to make pottery arts on the pottery ware that has white color such as Porcelain, as a result, they have the tendency to utilize earthenware to make pottery ware instead. Apart from its advantage about having appealing color, utilizing earthenware likewise save their time and cost to biscuit firing too. Earthenware likewise known as the typical kind of ceramics, however, the formulas and component of earthenware is vary, depending upon region that they originate from.


Porcelain is a sort of ceramics that needs heat in greatest temperature to name a few sort of ceramics to produce. Usually, porcelain needs temperature levels in between about 1200 and 1400 degrees Celsius. We can differentiate porcelain from other pottery by durability, strength and smoothness of the surface area as well as consistency of color of the pottery's texture. Some kind of pottery that made from porcelain looks very much alike glass, this kind of porcelain pottery usage heat from cone 8 to cone 12. According to its attributes explained above, porcelain is one of the pottery ware that popular for fruit and vegetables commercial products. The typical product of porcelain that we recognize with are kitchen ware (due to its high resistance to heat and electrical energy), medical equipment such as incorrect teeth, caps etc.