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But can you teach yourself how to navigate such a vast field of porcelain with confidence that you aren't making too many mistakes—or worse yet, getting duped?

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is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between 1,200 and 1,400 °C (2,200 and 2,600 °F).

The toughness, strength, and translucence of porcelain, relative to other types of pottery, arises mainly from vitrification and the formation of the mineral mullite within the body at these high temperatures.

From that, I'm able to come up with whether an item is what it's supposed to be and how much it's worth." Here's how you can learn to do the same.

Shape It Up Lark says that one of the easiest ways to begin evaluating blue-and-white porcelain is to evaluate an object's shape, which pins a piece to a particular place.

"I look across a room and if I see a shape that's the wrong shape for what it's purported to be, I'll get closer and look at the design, and then flip it over and look at the clay.

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