Wheel-thrown and handpainted artistic stoneware teapot in black, copper, white, and green colors.
Capacity - 520 ml / 17 oz.
Measuring 7 in / 18 cm high (to the upper end of the handle) by 4.6 in / 12 cm in diameter (without the spout), 5.4 in / 14 cm wide (with the spout).
Food-safe glazes. Pours very nicely.
!!! IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!! This teapot cannot be used over direct heat from a stovetop range.
Very few ceramic items are safe for stovetop heating. When heated, ceramic ware starts to expand (although not visible to the naked eye). When we heat them from the bottom, they will expand unevenly, because their upper part, which will be relatively cold, will not expand that much. This will cause the crystal structure of the ware to rupture and the pot to break.
Ceramic items are heat resistant only if we heat them slowly and evenly, for example, a casserole in an oven.
This teapot can be used for steaming tea by putting the tea leaves or teabags inside and adding hot water, or just by pouring our previously prepared tea in it in order to serve it to our guests or family. It can also be a beautiful decorative item for our kitchen and living room or even for our garden.
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Stoneware is a nonporous, nontranslucent pottery, that is fired at a high temperature. It is hard enough to resist scratching but differs from porcelain because it is more opaque.
In DankoHandmade we fire stoneware pottery twice to produce a better-quality glaze finish. Bisque firing is around 900 °C, and glost firing (the firing used to form the glaze over the ware) - 1200 °C. Water absorption of stoneware products is less than 1 percent, which makes them safe to use in a dishwasher even with intensive programs.
Pottery and ceramics have been an essential part of human culture for thousands of years. From prehistoric storage jars to tiles on space shuttles, pottery, and ceramics have played a key role in innumerable human endeavors.
(Explore our shop for other stages of ceramics making)
When the clay bag is opened, the drying process begins. As the clay dries, it loses water, becomes stiffer, and shrinkage begins. After throwing (or forming in another way), pieces should be wrapped in soft sheets of plastic (without holes). The plastic will slow down (but not stop) the drying process, to ensure that several days later, the pieces will still be workable. If they dry too fast, that will cause cracking, and the potter won't be able to continue working.
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