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Greenware (noun) is the term given to clay objects when they have been shaped but have not not yet been bisque fired, which converts them from clay to ceramic. Greenware may be in any of the stages of drying: wet, damp, soft leather-hard, leather-hard, stiff leather-hard, dry, and bone dry.

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Greenware is very fragile, and must be very carefully loaded into the kiln for its first firing.

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