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German Ceramics & Pottery Vocabulary

Ceramics and pottery have a rich tradition in German craftsmanship. Whether you are a pottery enthusiast or just curious about this art form, learning some German ceramics and pottery vocabulary can be fascinating. In this blog post, we'll provide you with multiple lists of very useful German words related to ceramics and pottery.

Pottery Techniques Vocabulary

Let's begin with some vocabulary related to pottery techniques:

die Töpferei
pottery
das Ton
clay
die Töpferscheibe
potter's wheel
das Glasur
glaze
das Brennen
firing
der Scherben
pottery shard
das Gießen
casting
die Modellierung
modeling
die Verzierung
decoration
das Handwerk
craftsmanship
die Technik
technique

Pottery Tools Vocabulary

Next, let's explore some vocabulary related to pottery tools:

der Töpfer
potter
die Töpferin
female potter
die Töpferschürze
potter's apron
die Töpferkelle
potter's spatula
der Töpferschwamm
potter's sponge
das Töpfermesser
potter's knife
der Tonkrug
clay jug
die Glasurpinsel
glaze brush
der Brennofen
kiln
die Tonschale
clay bowl
der Töpferteller
potter's plate
die Töpferwerkstatt
pottery workshop

Pottery Products Vocabulary

Now, let's learn some words for various pottery products:

die Vase
vase
die Schale
bowl
der Krug
jug
die Kanne
pitcher
der Teller
plate
der Becher
cup
die Tasse
mug
die Figur
figurine
die Skulptur
sculpture
das Gefäß
vessel
die Fliese
tile
die Keramik
ceramic

Ceramics and pottery are wonderful expressions of artistry and craftsmanship. We hope this vocabulary helps you appreciate the beauty of this traditional German art form.