Clay is the primary material for the production of Ceramics. It is extracted from a clod of earth, which must be worked with in order for it to endure the process of refinement and preparation. This prep insures the obtaining of a moldable plastic consistence. There are various types available, and they are used for diverse purposes; from hand-crafting to industrial production.

foto argilla

The different stages of clay preparation time and again, call for the use of suitable machinery. These compress the clay at high pressure giving it a superior cohesion, and simultaneously pressing out the excess water.
In closing of events, the clay is compacted into blocks of 25 kilograms that are hand-crafted. They are used in various techniques: coil-built , wheel (throwing) mechanical or manual, pressing machine, extruder , cast built, and mold slip clay.

foto pani argilla

News


  • Versando Torgiano

    Quando la ceramica incontra i prodotti della Terra. Il Comune di Torgiano strategicamente posto alla confluenza del fiume Chiascio e del Tevere è sin dall’antichità un territorio votato sia alla ceramica che all’agricoltura. Grazie ad un terreno argilloso e alla

  • Evolution 16.9 at Tecnargilla 2016

    MIC at  Tecnargilla 2016 Tecnargilla, the world´s biggest ceramics industry trade show, set to take place in Rimini from 26 to 30 September 2016, will host a selection of works from the International Ceramics Museum in Faenza (MIC) as part of the Ceramic

  • light4good

      Il mecenatismo di QVC Italia si rinnova con la mostra Luce4Good – Light Art Ensemble 2015, la luce come progetto di vita a sostegno di Fondazione Umberto Veronesi per il progetto Pink is Good  Dal 10 al 20 dicembre

  • DESIGN ON FERMENT

      DESIGN ON FERMENT, 300 ceramic bottles and 7 umbrian breweries present in Milan “Design in Ferment” expo, Special handcrafted beers.  

  • “Heart” – Contemporary Art Exhibition

    “Heart” coinvolge numerosi artisti della scena contemporanea italiana, riunitisi per esporre le loro opere d’arte open-air e per dare un significato ancor più alto all’atto del donare se stessi attraverso le proprie creazioni Thanks to Maura Cava for agreeing to