How is bone china produced?

Answer Chinese soft-paste porcelain has been produced since the 16th century, but Englishman Josiah Spode produced the first bone china piece about 1800. Modern bone china production uses similar practice... Read More »

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Does porcelain china have the translucent look of bone china?

Both porcelain china and bone china are translucent due to the fineness of the clay and high temperatures of the kilns in which they are baked. Bone china is a hybrid mix of porcelain china and bon... Read More »

Does bone china really have bones in it?

Yes, traditionally it is made from ox bone.The bone used is apparently what makes the china strong and translucent.There are companies now making bone china from synthetic ash though.

Is it safe to eat on bone china?

Yes, bone china is perfectly safe to eat off of. Bone china is the most expensive tableware. It is a somewhat translucent porcelain made of clay mixed with bone ash.References:Lenox: Dinnerware guide

Bone China Information?

Bone china, a fine porcelain that contains bone ash, has a delicate appearance. Its appearance, however, belies its strength. The method in which the dinnerware is fired helps it endure and resist ... Read More »