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Sites listed here will provide on-line displays for Art Galleries that are focused on Ceramic Arts and Pottery. Sites can be virtual or have a physical location, and must feature the works of multiple artists. Individual artists and small potteries / studios will be listed in Arts/Crafts/Ceramic_Art_and_Pottery/Ceramists_and_Potters.

Galleries that are selling artwork on-line will not be listed here and should be suggested Shopping/Visual_Arts/Galleries.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

This category is for sites providing non-commercial on-line galleries featuring multiple Ceramic Artists and Potters. Art Galleries with a physical location may also be eligible for a listing in the Regional section of the directory.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

This category is for sites featuring the works of individual ceramists and potters or small working studios and potteries. Artist studios / potteries with a physical location may also be eligible for a listing in the Regional section of the directory.

Sites offering the non-commercial display of works by multiple artists should be suggested to Arts/Crafts/Ceramic_Art_and_Pottery/Art_Galleries.

Sites of Individual ceramic artists focused on a partcular style or technique will be listed in the most appropriate subcategory i.e. Arts/Crafts/Ceramic_Art_and_Pottery/Functional/Ceramists_and_Potters/.

This category offers message boards or discussion forums where one can interact with other people interested in topics related to Ceramic Art and Pottery, by posting and replying to messages, on your own time. Sites must be active, well established and current to be listed here.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

This category encompasses physical collections or archives of ceramic works which are held by private individuals and public institutions, and which contribute to the knowledge of the history and practice of ceramics and pottery as a fine art.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

For sites displaying decorative ceramic ware, and hand built or thrown pottery created primarily for aesthetic purposes.

This category is for websites containing a comprehensive guide or list of web sites specifically related to Ceramic Arts and Pottery. If the primary focus of the website is to sell artwork, please suggest it to the most appropriate category in Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics. Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

For the purpose of this category, directories are a compilation of websites containing comprehensive indexes or lists of resources, galleries, individual artists and related information that is specific to Ceramic Arts and Pottery. The directory should be well established and well populated with listings. Please do not suggest "new" undeveloped directories.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

Sites listed here will offer information on the art and craft of working primarily with Earthenware. Sites will be non-commercial and may include artists' portfolios and galleries, studios, education and resources.

Earthenware is a common ceramic material, which is used extensively for pottery tableware and decorative objects. Types of earthenware: Creamware, Delftware, Faience, Tin-glazed pottery, Victorian majolica, Raku, Terra cotta.

Pottery (i.e. made from clay) which has not been fired to the point of vitrification and is therefore slightly porous after the first firing. It is made waterproof by the application of slip (a liquid clay mixture applied before firing) before the second firing or the application of a tin or clear glaze. For both practical and decorative reasons, earthenware is usually glazed.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

For sites displaying functional wares, such as vases, pots, bowls, or plates, shaped from moist clay and hardened by heat.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

Sites listed here will offer information on the art and craft of working in porcelain. Sites will be non-commercial and may include artists' portfolios and galleries, studios, education and resources.

Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating selected and refined materials often including clay in the form of kaolinite to high temperatures.

A clay body which, when fired, becomes very mature and usually translucent. Porcelain is normally quite white and fires to a very smooth pleasant surface.

Links to ceramic and pottery art and products available for sale in the Shopping section section of the directory. Please do not submit Shopping sites in Arts.

Sites focused on selling ceramic artwork or pottery will not be listed here and should be suggested to either Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics or Shopping/.../Accessories/Pottery. Sites that focus on the manufacture or distribution of ceramics products would be suggested to Business/.../Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

Sites listed here will offer information on the art and craft of working primarily with Stoneware. Sites will be non-commercial and may include artists' portfolios and galleries, studios, education and resources.

Stoneware is a category of clay and a type of ceramic distinguished primarily by its firing and maturation temperature (from about 1200°C to 1315 °C).

It is usually coloured grey or brownish because of impurities in the clay used for its manufacture, and is normally glazed".

Pottery (i.e. made from clay) which has been fired at a higher temperature than earthenware. The temperature is high enough to partially vitrify the materials and make the ware impervious to liquids even when unglazed.

Sites listed here will provide displays and information on a variety of Techniques and Styles related to the Ceramic Arts. If the site focuses on a particular style or technique (i.e. Raku, Woodfire, etc.) please suggest it to that subcategory.

For artists sites focused on selling their products, please suggest to the most appropriate category in Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics.

Sites listed here must be available in English. Otherwise, please suggest the site to the most appropriate (based on the language) category in World.

This category is for non-commercial sites focusing on various Techniques and Styles used by Ceramic Artists and Potters. They will provide non-commercial displays and/or information on the techniques, including but not limited to Raku, Woodfiring, etc.

Please take the time to locate the most appropriate subcateory based on the primary technique or style discussed on the website.

Please do not suggest sites to this category that offer goods for sale. Those should be listed in Shopping/Crafts/Ceramics/Tiles/.

Hand-crafted and hand-painted ceramic tiles.

To be considered for a listing here weblogs must be non-commercial, well established, and current. The topics discussed will be focused on Ceramic Art and Pottery. If the Blog covers a variety of arts/crafts related subject matter. please submit to the general Arts/Weblogs category or Arts/Crafts/Weblogs.
This category is for Weblogs about the ceramic arts, pottery, potters and ceramists.
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