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Hard paste porcelain is a high quality porcelain that was first
developed in China and later used in Europe. This hard paste Limoges
porcelain uses the clay called Kaolin. Kaolin Limoges clay is
translucent, durable, nonporous and pure white. Kaolin consists mainly
of silicon oxide and aluminum oxide, with a low content of iron oxide
and other metallic oxides.
White-firing China clay, an essential
ingredient of Chinese and French porcelain. Limoges porcelain is a
special kind of pottery made with the clay Kaolin that is hardened by
heating. It consists mainly of silicon oxide and aluminum oxide, with a
low content of iron oxide and other metallic oxides. Limoges porcelain
combines a very fine, pure, white clay (kaolin) with pulverized
feldspar and quartz. The milling, sieving, and kneading of the clay is
a laborious process. Limoges porcelain is often very translucent and
consistently smooth in texture and often rings when it is struck.