Tea Moments — Slow Down and Savor

Rush, rush, rush… sometimes we are so busy that we just gulp our tea, but it’s good to slow down and savor the flavor of that tea now and then. This can be a good thing in two ways. First, it can be quite a stress reliever. Second, it can also help you break away …

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Lusterware

The process of glazing ceramics is pretty straightforward: a silica-based blend of chemicals and minerals is applied to porous ceramic (porcelain, earthenware, stoneware, china, raku, or any other type) and then fired, or baked, in a super-hot oven, or kiln, until the mixture melts and adheres to the ceramic surface. When it cools, this process …

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