It’s almost unfair how the most beautiful things in life tend to be the most fragile and easily breakable. Porcelain is no exception. There are a number of ways that it can be broken, both by human fault and by accident, though neither option is particularly preferable, as both leave you with shards of sharp, broken material devoid of the delicate beauty characteristic of the original piece.
How Might Porcelain Break?
As mentioned above, there are a number of ways in which a porcelain masterpiece might be reduced to a pile of seemingly worthless and hopeless rubble. Many of these can happen in an instant in which you least expect it. This might happen while you are washing a porcelain dish by hand; many dishes have been known to be reduced to shards from the unhappy combination of dish soap and water. Other works of art, like porcelain dolls, have been split in two or more pieces by the natural folly and play of children. Children do not have..