What to do with Old Moldy Clay?

Although the clay products you get from the market tend to come with a long shelf life, once you open them up, they start to decay and lose their original value. One thing that is sure for clay, even if it is packed in with preservatives, is the fact that it will rot away someday.…

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How to Repair Hairline Crack in Pottery

Just imagine that your favorite coffee mug that was gifted by someone special, or a pottery bowl that you have sculpted on your own with all your heart, has got a hairline crack on it. It is heartbreaking, right? But nothing is a problem when you have the appropriate solution right at your hand. Yes,…

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How to Trim Pottery Bowls?

Pottery work is a rendition of all kinds of creative efforts that makes a pottery piece a beautiful and excellent one. Every little detail of a pot is followed up by a lot of small tricks that ultimately sums up a great piece of artwork. In the job of pottery, throwing of the clay, at…

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How Should Thick Pottery Walls Be?

Many people have experienced playing with clay in their childhood. But only a few are blessed with the talent of turning a simple lump of clay into the perfect shape of a pot, and henceforth choose pottery as their profession. Though pottery may seem too easy to do, it needs a lot of hard work…

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Under Glazing Pottery for Beginners

Pottery decoration has always been a fantastic specimen of a human’s incredible ability of creativity. There are so many ways of decorating potteries, but glazing is the most popular one amongst all of them. Glazing is nothing but an aesthetically beautiful up-gradation of an ordinary earthenware.  Under glazing is one of the many ways to…

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The Complete Guide on How To Glaze Pottery

After being used by the Egyptians for the first time during the 1st century BC, glazing became one of the most popular forms of pottery decorations. Gradually, it earned popularity in China and the Middle East countries, and later on, the whole world started acquiring the pottery glazing technique. It is not unknown to all…

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Why Does My Clay Stink?

Do you ever able to forget the earthy smell of clay? When you inhale, you can sense the aroma of summer rain every time. They are found to one of the great natural scents of the earth. Similar to the grass, the clay smell is lush and fresh. It’s kind of a relief as you…

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How Can You Fire Clay In a Campfire?

Not everyone will have access to the professional kiln for making pottery. Also, it is a not-so-smart decision to invest in one, especially if you are a beginner or you’re going to use pottery for your personal use. You can create miniatures, jewelry, simple dining ware, and utensils with the natural clay at home. For…

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