How is raku fired?

Answer According to pottery manufacturer Mediterranean Interiors, the raku technique of firing pottery was created in 16th century Japan. The process was created for the manufacture of ornamental bowls us... Read More »

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What is raku?

Raku pottery is a technique from Japan that is used to produce items for tea ceremonies. Although the technique dates back to the 16th century, raku was not used in the west until the 20th century,... Read More »

What Is Raku Ceramics?

Raku ceramics are highly individualized pieces of pottery due to the distinct way in which they are fired. Raku ceramics is both a style of pottery and a firing technique which has its origins in 1... Read More »

How to Fire Raku Pottery?

True Japanese Raku refers to pottery made by a specific family in Japan for pottery that is specifically made for the Japanese Tea Ceremony. This article will discuss Western-style Raku, developed ... Read More »

How is raku pottery done?

According to the pottery website My Pottery Source, the unique firing process involved in making Raku pottery produces unique patterns in the glaze of the piece. The fracturing of the glaze of the ... Read More »