Elegant Color Glaze Porcelain
Elegant Color Glaze Porcelain
China is famous for porcelain, the porcelain products sold all round the world are mainly made from China. As China has thousands of yeas history of making ceramics which endow people superb skills and professional experience. Nowadays, as one of great ceramic skill, colored glaze has been applied to tableware widely, and it is deeply loved by consumers because of its beautiful appearance. However how much do you know about color glaze?
Color glazed porcelain which relies on the change of glaze water color to decorate porcelain. Under the corresponding firing conditions, people usually adjust the content of various microelements in the glaze, such as iron, copper, manganese, cobalt and so on to reach the purpose of changing the glaze color, and the glaze will appear green, red and blue.
The color glaze begin with the original celadon in the Shang Dynasty, and went through the Han, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, and developed to the extreme in the Qing Dynasty. The color glaze is famous for its purity and elegance with few artificial carvings. There are dozens of kinds of white glaze and red glaze which reflect China’s superb porcelain craftsmanship.
There are three ways to divide the color glaze: First, it is classified according to the firing temperature, divided into high temperature color glaze (about 1300 degrees), medium temperature color glaze (about 1200 degrees) and low temperature color glaze (about 1000 degrees). The second is divided into oxidized flame color glaze and reduced flame color glaze according to the character of the fire after firing. The third is classified according to the appearance characteristics after firing, which can be divided into single-color glaze, multi-color glaze (flower glaze), cracked glaze, matt glaze, crystal glaze, etc.
The higher the temperature is, the less the color can be used, so the high temperature color glaze is generally in less color. And it will be rougher because once firing, but it is more durable and saves energy.
Medium-temperature color glaze has more colors to select, however the processing process is more complicated, so the price will be higher, the appearance looks more realistic, the durability is also great and the cost is relatively high.
Some people like monochrome glaze porcelain, some like complicated color glaze porcelain which combine the vessel type, glaze and picture and can make more the color glaze porcelain more fashion and attractive.
BRT ceramic is major in producing color glaze porcelain, including color glaze ceramic mug, plate, flower pot, vase, ring dish, teapot, canister, candle jar, bowl and many sorts of household color glaze dinnerware. It is worth mentioning that we can accept customized color glaze ceramics in color, pattern, size, logo according to client’s request. Welcome to scan our website for more color glaze ceramics.