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what is earthenware made of

What is Earthenware Made of? – Earthenware Pottery 101

Earthenware pottery is everywhere.  It is used to make everything from roof tiles, building bricks, plant pots, and dinnerware.  So, what is this amazingly versatile material called earthenware?  And exactly what is earthenware made of?  Here is your answer in a nutshell: Earthenware is traditionally made from ‘red earthenware’ clay or ‘red terra-cotta’.  However, some …

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How to identify salt glazed pottery

How to Identify Salt Glazed Pottery – Key Features and Identifying Marks

If you are involved in the pottery field – whether as a potter yourself or lover of fine things – you would have come across quite the number of designs and finishes.  From the terra sigillata to salt-glazed pottery, these units bring different things to the table. Salt-glazed pottery is usually characterized by its German …

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pinch pot artists

Pinch Pot Artists – 12 Potters Who Use the Pinching Technique

The pinching technique can be used to make exquisite pottery and artwork.  Here are 12 pinch pot artists, who demonstrate how refined and creative the pinching technique can be.  The breadth and diversity of their work illustrates how versatile pinching clay as a method of hand building can be.  The following pinch pot artists are …

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