Terms and Definitions

Sporvil Ceramics shares with you all the terms and definitions that you must know about the pottery world.

Ceramic Glazing and the best Techniques (We use them everyday!)

dip glazing

Ceramic glazing is nothing more than the act of fusing glazes with a ceramic body through fire to achieve certain decorative purposes. Now what exactly is a glaze? A glaze is like a glass coating and it can be glossy, matte, translucent, opaque, smooth and textured. The combinations are endless, all you have to do …

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The definition of lighting and its use by interior designers.

Bowling

The term “lighting” is widely used by everyone, but not everyone knows its definition. The dictionary says that the lighting definition is: 1- The act of igniting or illuminating; 2- The arrangement of lights to achieve a particular effect; So we understand that the lighting definition is the use of light to achieve certain effects, …

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What is earthenware? We tell you everything you need to know.

Earthenware ceramics

Earthenware is the oldest type of pottery and our favorite. The faience (earthenware), owes its name to the Italian city of Faenza, the Italian Renaissance center of ceramics during the 15th and 16th centuries. ¬† Biscuit The first step in earthenware production is a proper¬†biscuit, well fired and clean, which is basically the state of …

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