As early as the 16th century BC, China had early porcelain. Therefore, there should be no more understanding of porcelain than the Chinese. As the hometown of porcelain, even the English name of porcelain is the same as the country.
Chinese porcelain itself has a long history. Looking back at history, there are countless treasures. We can see one or two from the thousands of boutiques in the Forbidden City.
In the 18th century, a foreign porcelain brand from the distance was dedicated to the Emperor Qianlong as the National Treasure Life Rites. This is the British porcelain brand -WEDGWOOD.
Not only is it a treasured to the emperor in China, it is the royal level in the United Kingdom. In 1935, Wedgwood participated in the first sailing of Queen Mary’s luxury cruise ship. In 1953, the Coronation of Elizabeth was arranged. And its reputation is also the reason why Queen Charlotte in the United Kingdom.
In 1765, Wedgwood was selected by the Royal British. Queen Charlotte ordered a creamy pottery, and was very fond of it. It was frank and “Queen’s royal porcelain”. Since then, Wedgwood has become popular among the European royal aristocracy, and these nobles are proud to have a set of tableware banquets with Wedgwood.
At the beginning of this, Wedgwood appeared on the sacred table of each British monarch and the Holy See. It also shined in many famous places such as the Kremlin and White House. Cooperate with celebrities.
Since its establishment in 1759, Wedgwood has gradually become a world -wide high -quality home brand for more than 200 years. Although it is slightly expensive, this is inseparable from its superb craftsmanship and artistic.
Wedgwood is known for its bone porcelain. The proportion of bone powder in the bone porcelain also directly affects the characteristics and production of bone porcelain. Wedgwood’s various types of bone porcelain products have added 51%of animal bone powder, which is the highest proportion in the world. Therefore, it is harder than the texture of general porcelain and has better insulation and light transmission. “Thin as paper, transparent mirror, sound is like 薄, white like jade”, which is more practical at the same time.
Making good bone porcelain not only requires high -quality materials, but also requires meticulous processes every step. In Wedgwood, there are still many products that are still handmade. As far as the quality required, even the machine cannot be compared to the hands of the people.
To become a Wedgwood handicrafts, it also needs to spend a long time and sweat, pulling the line for 4 years, the manual glaze for 2 years, 7 years of powder, 7 years of refinery … even spending a lifetime to complete this career. In the current era of assembly lines, such ingenious products have a high price, which is not difficult to understand.
The founder of Wedgwood is the British Josiah Wedgwood. He founded the brand at the age of 29. With his ideal love for ceramics, he has tried innovation over and over again throughout his life. The most successful one is the “embossed jade series”.
The relief jade that came out in 1774 was a delicate and coarse pottery with glazed vitreous, including blue, yellow, green, light purple, black, white and other colors, and even a porcelain combined with a variety of colors. On the gorgeous color surface, the classical and contemporary pale blue relief jade will be spread. So far, they are still produced according to the original casting replica. The word “Wedgwood Blue”, which was born, has also become a major feature of Wedgwood.
This exquisite ceramic decoration is even known as another important masterpiece of ceramic technology after the Chinese invented ceramics. Therefore, Josiah Wedgwood is also known as the father of the British ceramic manufacturing industry. Today, the embossed jade is still one of the most precious decorations in the world. Its mysterious formula has also become Wedgwood long -standing, and it is proud to look at the confidence and secrets of the heroes.
Over the past century, Wedgwood is not only a simple porcelain brand, it has continued its handed down technology to this day, but also represents the development history of the porcelain industry. With a set of Wedgwood porcelain tableware, your table is extraordinary. Gifts with good gifts, even more outstanding taste.