I recently decided to replace some of our old, tatty mugs with new ones. Since tea tastes better in a china mug, that’s what I bought. The one shown is the one my daughter picked. I like it because it’s an aesthetically pleasing shape and it’s got the pattern continued on the handle, which is unusual.
“Why are some of them called bone china?” she asked.
“I don’t know. Probably something to do with the texture or manufacturing process,” I casually said, opening my web browser. Continue reading