To make pure porcelain, kaolin is combined with amounts of quartz and feldspar mixed with water. The composition of porcelain is highly variable. Also may contain alumina, frits, glass etc. The main technical characteristics are hardness, whiteness and translucency. Porcelain is stronger and more durable than ceramics. Ceramics does not contain kaolin. Porcelain is fired at a much higher temperature and therefore is more difficult and expensive to produce. Porcelain has no porosity which makes is impermeable and ideal for every day use. Its delicateness and beauty make porcelain elegant and timeless and suitable for any event.