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There are many different pottery project ideas that you can explore while you learn how to use a potter’s wheel and kiln. All of the pottery ideas discussed below will require some basic supplies. These include a potter’s wheel, a … Continue reading

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The history of Native American pottery includes the pottery created by many different tribes over several generations. Their work has been found throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and has been valuable in understanding how these peoples lived and … Continue reading

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Learning how to fire pottery is an important part of becoming a potter. When you learn how to fire pottery, however, it is important to be extremely careful, since you will be using a kiln that is cooking your pottery … Continue reading

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The history of Roman pottery dovetails with the history of civilization. Today, Roman pottery can be found throughout the former Roman Empire as a testament to the immense volume of pottery that was created by Roman craftsmen. The history of … Continue reading

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Setting up your own pottery studio can be a costly venture. Purchasing used pottery equipment instead of new equipment can be a way to save money while setting up your pottery studio. Below is a guide for what to look … Continue reading

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There are many different clay pottery designs, each of which has been popular at a point throughout history. Below is a list of the most iconic clay pottery designs…. Delft Blue These clay pottery designs are highly recognizable the world … Continue reading

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There are many different pottery glazing techniques used by artisans throughout the world. While some pottery glazing techniques may require overly expensive materials, there are several that are great for beginners. Below are some of the top pottery glazing techniques … Continue reading

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Pottery is an exciting hobby and requires several key supplies to enjoy. Here is a list of the basic pottery supplies you need to get started: Pottery Clay Pottery consists of vessels made from clay, so it is the most … Continue reading

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A pottery throwing wheel, also called a potter’s wheel, is a machine that is used by potters to create ceramic items such as vases, bowls, plates, and even lamps. The pottery throwing wheel has been used continuously for hundreds of … Continue reading

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