The firing process used for china determines how chip-resistant and durable your ceramic or porcelain china will be. Understanding the process will help you determine the appropriate china for your needs.
In order to get the most for your money you should understand how different types of china are made. The type of clay used, the firing process and the appearance of the china will determine the cost and durability.
Choosing a rim style for the china will be important when determining the overall look of the tabletop design.