myth in ancient porcelain emerged much earlier legends of Chinese silk, approximately at the turn of the 16-17 centuries.
finding answers to question show and why this happened, and devoted to this small study.
In China, any ceramic, baking with sufficiently high temperatures and clinging to postukivanii, known as porcelain.
In practice between these two definitions, the difference is small, since any sufficiently hard for Chinese standards, being quite thin, semi-transparent and will".
There was a flourishing of ceramic production in Saxony, Dippoldiswalde, already been baking stoneware at temperatures 1200-1300 s.
In the 16 century Chinese porcelain was highly impressed the imagination of Europe, has become a matter of luxury and aristocratic prestige. Details of the porcelain production technology we will see next, now, under the porcelain imply a wide range of materials which differ from conventional ceramics by some special qualities.
Europeans have tried, but could not solve the mystery of Chinese porcelain. Conventional clay product porous and permeable non-tight porcelain for liquids and gases.
Finally, at the beginning of 18 century in Europe opened the secret of porcelain and in imitation of Chinese began to produce porcelain. Also much stronger than traditional porcelain stoneware packagings can be made from it.
Diverse porcelain foremen for the most part, empirically, adapting to local raw materials.
Key moments in the technology of solid porcelain are the proportion of kaolin (naturally looks like a white clay) and double (second baking at high temperature conducted roasting approximately 1400 ° (C) Double firing) to 18 century long ago and has been used extensively by the German Masters guessed add lot of kaolin porcelain.