Textured Pottery Boxes: Since prehistoric times, people have adorned pottery with stamped textures, created by pressing something into the wet clay. For millennia, clay has been all about texture! Not only is clay the ideal medium for stamping, but it also lends itself to sprigging – the application of raised adornments. In Roman times, for example, clay was pressed into small molds, then removed and applied to pottery. This technique was refined during the Industrial Revolution in Eng...