Sgraffito from the Italian word graffiare ("to scratch"), by applying a contrasting layer of slip to an unfired porcelain body and then carving/scratching to produce a drawing.
Earthenware is low-fired pottery made of clay fired to a porous state that can be made impervious to liquids by the use of a glaze.
Totem comes from the Ojibway word dodaem and means "brother/sister kin". It is the archetypal symbol, spirit being, sacred object, animal or plant that serves as a reminder of ancestory. Contemporary use of "totem" terminology for the personal identification with a tutelary spirit or guide.
Mosaic a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass.
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