Pottery is the ceramic ware made by potters. The term pottery also describes a varied range of ceramic products like earthenware, porcelain and stoneware. The place where potteries are made is called as potteries.
The complete process of pottery making is done by forming a mass of clay into different objects of some required shapes. The objects are gained by heating them on high temperatures in a kiln. Though a potter’s basic tools are his hands but some other additional tools are also used which includes turntable, potter’s wheel, rolling tools (like, roulettes, slab rollers, rolling pins), shaping tools (like paddles, anvils, ribs), and finishing tools (like rasps, burnishing stones, rasps and chamois). Some steps included in pottery making are discussed as follows: