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Top: A thin porcelain tile with etched design. Bottom: The same tile with a back light. By Stephanie Osser.
A ceramic whose priorities are translucency, whiteness, fired strength and resistance to thermal shock failure.
A highly sought-after property in porcelain, fired close enough to melting take on the glass-like property of passing light. Translucent implies tendency to warp during firing.