Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi


ca: MARC


1) Frame is a rigid structure built up to surround and support empty spaces, like the frame of a window, and is used in building, ceramics etc. In pottery it is the outer walls of a mold that form the shape and height needed to completely cover a work with plaster.

2) Frame is an open border, usually made of wood or metal, which surrounds, holds and hangs up a flat object like a picture, mirror or tiles against the flat surface of a wall. On framing tiles there are 4 sections, this is the first: Framing tiles (a) Mounting

3) Frames for working with clay are in: Mold: 4 Made with bars of wood and Mold: 7 For walls