Processing steps



Processing steps for ceramics production

Ceramics production is a delicate art. Different techniques are used to create the faïence of Moustiers.


 A lump of clay is turned on a potter’s wheel.


Diluted clay is poured in a plaster cast.             


A flat piece of clay is pressed onto a plaster mould

 1st firing

The shaped object is then fired at more than 1000°C, creating the "biscuit".


The  object is dipped in a bath of enamel, covering the "biscuit" with a fragile white powder.


Delicate artwork is painted on the powdery enamel with a brush.

2nd firing

The item is then fired a second time tu fuse the glaze and coloured oxydes.


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