Is it Porcelain?

      Is it bone china?

              Is it pottery?


What kind of dishes do you have?

The word "china" has come to cover any type of dishware.  However, when you are making your selections you really need to know the various categories to meet your needs.  In this section we will the properties of:  bone china, porcelain, stoneware, earthenware and pottery.   The distinctions are determined by the raw material and the processing.  

Ah, what's in a dish?