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  1. A high-fire clay. Stoneware is waterproof even without glaze; the resulting ware is sturdier than earthenware.

  2. A low-fire clay. Porous and not waterproof. To be functional, It must be glazed.

  3. A brownish-orange earthenware clay body commonly used for ceramic
    sculpture.

  4. was being made in China and Korea around 960 AD. It is a combination of kaolin (a pure, white, primary clay), silica and feldspar. A unique aspect of this clay is that it can be worked as clay, but when fired properly reaches a state similar to glass. Primary qualities are translucency and whiteness.

  5. Objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature for a chemical change to take place in the clay body, usually over 1550 degrees F or 850 degrees C.

  6. One of the oldest craft techniques in which objects are constructed entirely by hand.

6 True/False questions

  1. CoilingClay is hardened by heating it to a high temperature, fusing the clay particles.
    The two basic atmospheres, oxidation and reduction, affect the color of the final piece.

          

  2. Kiln
    A fine, liquid form of clay applied to the surface of a vessel prior to firing. Typically slip can be used either for decorative purposes, or as a glue to hold two pieces of clay together to form one item. Also used when joining 2 pieces of clay.

          

  3. Slip
    A fine, liquid form of clay applied to the surface of a vessel prior to firing. Typically slip can be used either for decorative purposes, or as a glue to hold two pieces of clay together to form one item. Also used when joining 2 pieces of clay.

          

  4. Potters wheel
    A damp condition of the clay when it is too firm to bend yet soft enough to be carved.

          

  5. Slab Built or Slab construction
    A brownish-orange earthenware clay body commonly used for ceramic
    sculpture.

          

  6. Pinch Pot
    was being made in China and Korea around 960 AD. It is a combination of kaolin (a pure, white, primary clay), silica and feldspar. A unique aspect of this clay is that it can be worked as clay, but when fired properly reaches a state similar to glass. Primary qualities are translucency and whiteness.

          

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