Sweat and clay: Process of making Jingdezhen's porcelain

Updated: 2017-10-23

  

  A group of craftsmen cast clay mode of a large-size porcelain in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, on Oct 18, 2017. [Photo/IC]

  Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province has been well-known for its fine porcelain for over 1,000 years. The process of making fine porcelain often undergoes five key steps, such as casting clay mold. Highly accomplished skills are needed to create large-size porcelains.

  In 2006, the craft of making Jingdezhen's ceramics was listed in the first group of the National Intangible Cultural Heritages.

  Source: China Daily

  

  A group of craftsmen cast clay mode of a large-size porcelain in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, on Oct 18, 2017. [Photo/IC]

  

  A group of craftsmen cast clay mode of a large-size porcelain in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, on Oct 18, 2017. [Photo/IC]

  

  A group of craftsmen cast clay mode of a large-size porcelain in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, on Oct 18, 2017. [Photo/IC]

  

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