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 What Is Terra Cotta?

Answer Terra cotta is clay molded and baked for a specific use. The term literally means "baked earth" in Italian. The name terra cotta also refers to its red-orange color. The origin of the clay dictates... Read More »
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How to Repair a Terra-cotta Pot?

Terra-cotta pots add a rustic look to a backyard or patio garden. However, when a pot is damaged, it does not mean you have to throw it away. Whether it is cracked or broken, a terra-cotta pot can ... Read More »
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How to Buy Terra Cotta Tile?

Terra cotta tiles are made of natural clay, giving each tile uniquely varied earth tones and creating a rustic, or old world, feel. They are commonly produced in Europe or Mexico, either by hand or... Read More »
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Where are the terra cotta soldiers located?

Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor to unify China, supposedly ordered the realistic terracotta soldiers, horses and chariots to guard him in the afterlife. There are about 8,000 of these figures, and... Read More »
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Who created the terra cotta soldiers?

China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, ruled from 246 B.C. until his death in 221 B.C. He created the 8,000-figure terra-cotta warriors as part of his mausoleum to guard him after death. He also b... Read More »
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