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Ceramic Pottery Creates Timeless Beauty For House Plants

For many plants, moist soil and ceramic pottery are superior choices to increase the plant’s life. Ceramic is a nonorganic substance, like clay, molded, formed, and baked in high temperatures. Different types of ceramic pottery are named based on their materials and their temperatures during the baking process. Our pottery available at Planter Resource includes earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain.

What You Need to Know About Ceramic Pottery

There are a few key things you need to know about working with ceramics before creating:

  1. Ceramics can be very brittle and delicate, so it’s essential to be precise with your measurements and be careful when handling the pieces.
  2. Ceramics require high temperatures to be fired, so make sure you have an oven that can reach these temperatures before starting your project.
  3. Ceramics can be painted and glazed after they’re fired so that you can add beautiful decorations to your pieces.

How Ceramic Pottery is Made

High-temperature kilns help the clay dry evenly and slowly, ensuring proper curing. Additionally, glazes can be added after firing to add beautiful colors and decorations. Of course, there is the possibility of selling your creations! Here at Pottery King, we offer a wide variety of ceramics for you to choose from to decorate for an event or to decorate your office space.

Ceramics can be made from a wide variety of materials, so you’ll never run out of things to experiment with. For example, glaze and paint can turn regular old dirt into beautiful works of art! Also, since ceramics firing requires such high temperatures, the finished pieces will be solid and durable. Ceramics don’t rust or corrode like other metal pieces, making them perfect for outdoor decorations. 

Pottery That Will Last a Lifetime

When most people think of ceramics, they think of pottery. Pottery is made from ceramic clay that has been fired in a kiln, which makes it hard and durable. It can be glazed or painted with various colors and designs, resulting in a beautiful and unique finished product. Ceramic pottery is a great way to add color and personality to your home décor.

One thing that makes ceramic pottery so unique is the variety of colors and patterns that can be achieved with glazes. Glazes are paints added to the clay before it goes into the kiln for firing. As a result, it’s possible to make pieces in almost any shade imaginable. Ceramic artists also use this quality to their advantage by creating unique combinations and patterns using multiple colors. Ceramic pottery will be sure to enhance your space with its unique color and pattern. Not only will it make a statement, but it will also be a functional piece that you can use every day.

Choose The Right Ceramic For You

Our warehouse holds various ceramic glazed and unglazed styles, from cylinders to squares, tapered, and orchid pottery. One of our most extensive offerings online is the porcelain fish pot. This pot comes in black and white and is smooth to the touch. If you’re in the market for a smaller pottery piece for a plant, we offer cylinder and tapered round shapes in various glazed colors that are perfect for protecting the plants’ roots. Finally, we offer glazed square pots with or without holes for a Japanese-inspired orchid planter. The orchid pot comes in green, white, or rust colors.

Earthenware Ceramic

Earthenware ceramic pottery is made with clay and heated to the lowest temperature of the three varieties we supply. This type of ceramic pottery is very porous and allows for airflow through the vessel. The absorbent material makes earthenware an excellent choice for plants since they need ample air to thrive. Because this type of ceramic is composed of clay, earthenware is brittle and means that individuals should treat it with the utmost care. The pottery is often glazed to make the piece more sturdy so that water doesn’t soak into the earthenware. Glazing puts a hard coating on the pot that adds beauty and protects the surface.

Stoneware Ceramic

Much like earthenware, stoneware also is made up of clay. This type of pottery, however, is baked at a higher temperature than earthenware. Being baked under high heat will produce a more substantial ceramic, and, as the name suggests, it will have a stone-like finish. Unlike unglazed earthenware, stoneware is entirely waterproof and does not require glazing. After firing, glazing can be added but often is done solely for decoration. If you love the look of earthenware but want added durability, stoneware is the perfect option.

Porcelain Ceramic

Just as with every type of ceramic, porcelain is crafted out of clay. However, this clay is refined and mixed with different minerals, and baked at high temperatures. The product of this extreme heat is a tough ceramic with a white, glossy coating. Porcelain pottery is less porous and doesn’t absorb as much water as earthenware and stoneware. One of the earliest forms of porcelain produced came from China, and, therefore, individuals may refer to porcelain as “fine china.”

Ceramics Can Benefit Your Plants

Purchasing ceramic pottery will provide style to your indoor and outdoor spaces and benefit the plants inside of them. The ceramic planters’ material is porous, which allows the plant’s roots to breathe and protects the root by trapping in moisture and protecting the entire plant from temperature changes. Depending on their shape and size, the ceramics’ weight is often more durable than other pottery and therefore doesn’t fall over easily, keeping the plant intact.

There are many benefits to ceramic pottery that you need to know about. Ceramic pottery is a durable material that can handle a lot of wear and tear, making it perfect for decorating your garden with or having an outdoor event.

Great for Landscaping

Ceramic pottery works well with landscaping because the pieces blend in with the environment more than most other traditional ornamental pieces would do. In addition, ceramic pottery is dishwasher safe, so you won’t have to worry about doing too much work when it comes time to clean up after an event.

Durable

One of the benefits of ceramics is that they are very durable. Because ceramic pottery is so durable means that your pieces are less likely to break or chip over time. As with any pottery, it’s essential to take care of them and not expose them to too much heat, but you have a little more leeway with ceramics. They can be used in the oven, microwave, and even dishwasher without fear of damage!

Since ceramics are created from clay, they are incredibly sturdy and durable. They are some of the most durable types of pottery available. Because ceramic pottery is so durable, it makes it perfect for everyday use, as it can handle being handled and used regularly without becoming damaged.

Ceramic pottery makes them an excellent choice for functional pieces like dishes and vases and decorative items that you don’t want to worry about. You can put them on display with peace of mind that they’ll last for years to come.

A Variety of Colors

Another benefit ceramic pottery can offer is color. Because they are fired at very high temperatures, different colors can be achieved through different glazes or paints added to the clay before it goes into the kiln for firing. As a result, it’s possible to make pieces in almost any shade imaginable. Ceramic artists also use this quality to their advantage by creating unique combinations and patterns using multiple colors.

Ceramic pottery will be sure to enhance your space with its unique color and pattern. Not only will it make a statement, but it will also be a functional piece that you can use every day. So the next time you’re looking for something special to add to your home décor, consider ceramic pottery. You won’t be disappointed!

Why Choose Ceramic Pottery?

Ceramic pottery is one of the oldest and most versatile forms of art. It can be traced back to prehistoric times, and it has been used for everything from cooking to storing water. Today, ceramic pottery is still widely used, and there are many reasons you should consider adding it to your home décor.

Another reason to choose ceramic pottery is because of its unique versatility. Not only will it make a statement, but it will also be a functional piece that you can use every day. So the next time you’re looking for something special to add to your home décor, consider ceramic pottery. You won’t be disappointed!

Planter Resource In New York City

At Planter Resource, we specialize in finding the perfect pottery or accessory for any home, small office, or small garden space. Try browsing through our selection of pots, planters, and accessories to find the best planter or accessory for any indoor or outdoor area. We invite all to explore our extensive warehouse of high-quality pottery and accessories. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to answer any pottery and accessory question. No matter the need, our team has a product solution.

Our dedicated pottery experts want homeowners and renters to have incredible pottery and planter accessories available at their fingertips, which is why we’re available in all facets. For online ordering, please use our contact form. Contact us at (212) 206-7687 with any questions about Planter Resource or request a quote on a favorite pottery piece.

We offer same-day local delivery for Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island City, and surrounding areas in New York for locals. Our delivery rates are dependent on the size of the order and the location within the state. We can also ship using UPS and carrier truck freight. Shipping rates vary depending on package size, order size, and location.

Learn More About Planter Resource

Planter Resource began in 1994 and, ever since, has become a staple in the NYC Flower Market. With over 60,000 sq. ft of stocked warehouse, our customers, visitors, and residents alike know our company to be one of the largest suppliers of pottery and garden supplies on the East Coast.

Wholesale Supply At Pottery King

In need of a larger pottery supply? If purchasing wholesale planters is of interest, don’t hesitate to contact Pottery King, our sister pottery and planter location, at (631) 451-1254 or send an email to info@potteryking.com. At this location, our team can take care of any significant pottery or planter accessory needs. There are many pieces to choose from at this location in wholesale quantities that our team can deliver same-day local in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island City, and surrounding areas.

Same-day delivery rates are dependent on the size of the order and location in the state. Shipping by UPS and carrier truck freight is also available. However, shipping rates will vary depending on order size, package size, and location.