How Are ThirstyCat Cat Fountains Made? By Hand.

Given how many products are mass produced these days, including almost all cat fountains and most indoor fountains,

it can be difficult to appreciate just what handmade means because very few of us practice it or even own handmade items. Of course, we know what it means – it means made by hand but when it comes to fountains what does that mean?wheel-thrown fountains Since all our fountains are made of ceramics it means every process, from ‘wedging’ the clay to make it throwable, to the throwing on the wheel, the trimming, the creation of the tower type of leaves, flowers, Piazza’s etc, the carving and glaze-painting, the glazes themselves and the application of the glazes, are all done with two hands, not machines. Of course we use tools, but it is us using them.

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