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