Since the potter’s wheel was invented in Mesopotamia in the early days of the civilized world, it’s a bit of a wonder that we still utilize pottery to the extent that we do. In fact, you can still purchase pottery wheels at ceramics supply. It’s with the use of this and other pottery tools available at ceramics supply that pottery can be shaped in a rage of methods, including hand shaping, injection molding, casting and throwing on. The oldest form of handling pottery that any pottery supply will tell you, is hand forming. There is nothing more beautiful than hand formed pottery that has been set with pottery glazes and baked in a paragon kiln. This completes a product that will stand the test of time.