myth in ancient porcelain emerged much earlier legends of Chinese silk, approximately at the turn of the 16-17 centuries.finding answers to question show and why this happened, and devoted to this small study.The legend of the supposedly unique Chinese porcelain is a pure misunderstanding, the fruit of the paradoxical failure to understand the public to study the history of the European ceramics present, so-called hard paste porcelain first invented in Saxony in the beginning of 18 century a class a soft porcelain were known in Europe without China, at least from the 15 century."In Europe, the hard porcelain (Porcelain) called held strong firing ceramics, transparent to the light.
probably that is why experiments Bettger began in this area. Chemistry as a science in its modern sense did not exist.
Europeans have tried, but could not solve the mystery of Chinese porcelain. Conventional clay product porous and permeable non-tight porcelain for liquids and gases.
Finally, at the beginning of 18 century in Europe opened the secret of porcelain and in imitation of Chinese began to produce porcelain. Also much stronger than traditional porcelain stoneware packagings can be made from it.
The work was carried out in secrecy by a fugitive from Prussia Bettger actually was in a position of honorary captive Saxon King Frederick August I, called August the strong.
"At the end of December, 1707, was successfully test firing of white porcelain.
The Invention of Porcelain in Saxony | Pre Chinese history of European Porcelain | Chinese and Japanese Porcelain | Reconstruction of the true history of East China | Additional Technical Details, the Porcelain Stone | Glass Mark Porcelain | Epilogue.