Bone china has the dual value of use and art because of its delicate and transparent porcelain, beautiful and elegant shape, and colorful flowers. “Thin like paper, transparent like a mirror, sound like a chime, white like jade” is the true portrayal of its characteristics by the ancients.
1. Thin as paper
Since bone powder can increase the hardness and transmittance of porcelain, bone china can be thinner than ordinary porcelain. When you measure the weight of the bone china bowl with your hands, it feels light and weighs your hand, and it is very comfortable to hold on your hands when eating and drinking.
2, as transparent as a mirror
Observing the high-quality bone china under the lamp, it can be seen that the good bone china has fine components, light transmission and no impurities. When placed under the light, the pattern on the outside is vivid, like a lampshade, and the light from the bone china is soft and bright.
3. Sound like a chime
Good bone china, in the hand, feels delicate and hard, and when you flick it with your index finger, it makes a crisp and loud “ding” sound. In addition to tapping, lay the bone china flat on the table, use the wet index finger and middle finger to continuously rotate along the edge of the bowl, slowly and uniformly rub the edge of the bowl, and a long sound will be emitted, which is the unique density and density of bone china. caused by the composition of raw materials.
4. Bai Ruyu
Compared with ordinary ceramics, the unique firing process and the content of bone carbon make bone china appear whiter, more delicate and more transparent, but it is not pure white, but a natural milky white, which can be faintly visible without covering it under the lamp. Translucent.