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Do You Need Help Starting Your Home Pottery Studio?

Ceramic supplies

For millennia, human beings have been using pottery as a means of storage, art, and transport. Indeed, pieces made of different pottery clays and made unique through pottery glazes have played a huge part in prehistoric and pre-literate cultures. For example, glazed stoneware pottery was being created as early as 15th century BCE China. This achievement was only possible after the advent of kilns that could be fired at higher temperatures.

Pottery continued to evolve from the time of the Ancient Chinese. Indeed, between 6,000 and 4,000 BCE, the pottery wheel was invented in Mesopotamia. This revolutionized pottery as it allowed the clay to be smoothed, shaped, and made unique far more easily. This led to the art form’s use by

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