Xavier China makes fine bone china tableware. All our beautiful chinaware is made by hand by skilled artisans at a historic factory in Stoke on Trent. Find out more about us here.
The science behind ceramics is not for the faint-hearted. In fact, we dare you to open up the Wikipedia page and get through the first sentence without resorting to a dictionary.
Here we offer a brief glossary that explains why porcelain isn't pottery and bone china isn't 'real' porcelain. Confused yet? Read on.