History of PotteryForming pots, vessels, plates, and pipes one spin at a time
The art of crafting timeless ceramics
Pottery dates back to before 25,000 B.C., and unearthed pottery vessels may have belonged to the ancient civilizations of China, Japan, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia, and South America. The fascinating art of using a potter's wheel is called 'throwing.' The graceful movements used with this method gradually shape a ball of solid clay into a hollow vessel through centering, flooring, pulling, and trimming ??? all in perfect rotational symmetry.
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