Materials & Techniques

Stoneware

Stoneware is a high-temperature fired clay made from earth blended with other minerals, such as kaolin, feldspar, silica, and quartz. It is stronger, more watertight, and more durable than earthenware, and is most suitable for cooking, baking, or storing liquids.

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Gallery text from Materials and Meaning, Center for Creative Connections, 2008.