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Dictionary.com defines bone china as a fine and naturally white china made from a small percentage of bone ash. Bone china is also referred to as bone porcelain. More »

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Fine china is made by heating clay until mullite and glass form within it. Mullite strengthens the clay and increases its tolerance of drastic temperature changes. The final result is a smooth, strong and hard white mate... More »

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Brands offering fine china dinnerware include Ralph Lauren, Charter Club, Lenox, the Hotel Collection, Waterford and Mikasa. Bernardaud, Cru, Denby and Donna Karan Lenox also make fine china dinnerware, as do Gorham, Jay... More »

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Elizabethan fine bone china is a type of porcelain where 30 to 50 percent of its composition consists of the bone ash of cattle. It was produced during the reign of Elizabeth I of England, which is also known as the Eliz... More »

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Fine bone china made in England includes china from the Coalport, Derby, Davenport, Herculaneum Pottery, Mintons, Spode, Wedgwood and Royal Worcester companies. Since its invention, most bone china has come from the Stok... More »

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Tuscan is a brand of fine English bone china produced from 1876-1967 in Staffordshire, England. The company is owned by Wedgwood as of 2014, and its products bear the name "Royal Tuscan." Tuscan china is popular among co... More »

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Bone china is made from cow bone, china clay, also referred to as kaolin, and china stone or "Cornish stone," a granite that contains quartz and feldspar. The ash from the cow bone usually comprises at least 30 to 50 per... More »

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