What is the purpose of glazing in ceramics?

What makes the ceramics gorgeous and outstanding? It owns to glazing process. Glazing doesn’t have to be glossy only.

Glazing is indispensable for ceramic works nowadays. Most glazes compose of silicate. When melted and coated, the ceramic work will become glossy and resistance to acid and base. Water or dampness cannot penetrate. In addition, they can be painted.

Moreover, glazing conceals defects and strengthens the work making it more durable and easier to clean. Don’t forget to glaze your pottery. More importantly, always use quality glazes.