Pottery Shapes Our View of Culture

Potters wheels

The most beautiful pottery in the world dates back thousands of years. Prehistoric, pre-literate cultures used pottery for every day practical purposes. In fact, earthenware and clay pottery were what many civilizations used as their plates and cups for their daily meals. It was not until the Tang Dynasty in China, that material like porcelain was introduced. Today, pottery clay is more of a stylistic choice for people who can afford to buy glass, plastic, or paper dinnerware. Earthenware pottery and other clay items are often used as decor in many homes and remain a popular choice in rustic or organic design.

There are many stores that sell a wide variety of pottery from around the world. In so

22 Nov 2013