Interesting facts about porcelain

Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating clay-type materials to high temperatures. It has a white, fine-grained body that is usually translucent, as distinguished from earthenware, which is porous, opaque, and coarser. In China, porcelain is defined as pottery that is resonant when struck. The word “porcelain” is derived from porcellana (cowrie shell), used … Read more

Interesting facts about China

China is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia. The official name of the country is the People’s Republic of China. The 14 countries that border China are Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Vietnam, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, North Korea and Bhutan. The official language is Standard Mandarin. China is the world’s most … Read more