|Definitely pottery and definitely not china, but it could be!|
WORDS OF THE WEEK - 23rd Feb 2015 - POTTERY or CHINA?
POTTERY or CHINA Is it pottery or is it china? In The Staffordshire Potteries the word CHINA is the name given to a particular and specific POTTERY recipe. For instance it may be fine china, vitreous china, stone china, or bone china. But in the United States the word CHINA is often used to describe all types POTTERY. In The Potteries the word pottery is used like the word china is used in the USA. And then there is PORCELAIN which is another description to get your mind around! It can be confusing. More help about recipes here>