Why is Crackle Pottery So Great?

I have gotten a lot of questions recently about crackle glaze. I feel I should break down what crackle pottery is all about, its usefulness and why it is so great on pottery. Without wasting time, Crackle pottery is caused by crazing. Crazing is the most common glaze mistake and also very easy to correct.…

Details

How to Glaze Pottery Without a Kiln

More often than not, I have met a few pottery beginners asking me how they can fire their pottery pieces without a kiln. I understand that Kilns are expensive especially if you are not a professional potter. Usually, there are commercial Kilns in most cities but just a few registered potters are allowed to bring…

Details

Glaze Pottery in Home Oven

Glazing your ceramic pottery in your own way is always a lot of fun. Though it takes a lot of effort to do it on your own, the happiness of creating something new and different from others cannot be compared to anything. Glazing has always been a tricky job, and if you don’t fire it…

Details

What is Polish Pottery?

As a beginner in pottery, I think it is relevant to know the different kinds of pottery that are in the world. Today, we are going to be talking about Polish Pottery. Yes, Pottery from Polish people. Lol. Polish Pottery is a type of pottery specialized in Poland. Polish Pottery is otherwise called Bolesławiec pottery.…

Details

Can Ceramic Pottery Hold Boiling Water?

Something has caused an uproar in the pottery community lately. There have been diverse questions regarding pottery or ceramic and its compatibility with hot water.  A few ceramic or glass items are safe for stovetop cooking and boiling water obviously, although some will be usable for induction ranges.  The issue is mostly the crystal structure…

Details

Ceramic Projects for Beginners

Hey there, are you fascinated by the ceramic-making process? Have you ever watched someone work on a potter’s wheel, and found yourself captivated by the smooth vessel and objects pulled up from a mound of clay? It strikes me as both fun and rewarding to turn a piece of clay into art. Are you curious about what…

Details