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To throw a pot

Posted: Sep 19th, 2013 - 9:38PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
What it means to “throw a pot”?Tricia Knowles To throw a pot, you have to go through four distinct steps. Centering, opening, pulling and trimming. Sound simple? It’s not. At least not to the untrained potter. Pottery is an art form – an ancient one at that. The potter's wheel was invented in Mesopotamia sometime between 6,000 and 4,000 BCE but the art form itself dates even further back with...