What are ceramics?

What are ceramics?

Ceramics is an art form using clay to create objects. The clay is shaped, molded and formed by hand, using specialized tools, and baked, or fired, in a high temperature oven, or kiln. Decorative color, special glazes, are painted on, and fired again to finish. (Image © Alim Yakubov/Shutterstock)

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