This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, May 2 2019 4:01 AM UTC +00:00.
Are you a true dice fan? Do you call yourself a dice collector? If so, I bet you have collected a hotchpotch of dice with different assortments of texture, design, and shape.
But are you satisfied? I bet in all your endeavor in collecting dice, you are missing a distinctive, symbolic piece: the porcelain die.
Have you ever thought of why?
We have discovered that due to the intricacies of traditional glazing in ceramic making, the outer appearance of a porcelain die would appear very uneven, making it extremely challenging to create a die that was beautiful yet functional at the same time. It’s as if you can’t have the best of both worlds: the good looks and practical use! In addition, a die is something that is constantly being tossed around, and porcelain generally is too fragile to handle the impact. That makes it an unsatisfying experience, doesn’t it!?
Well…have no fear! After countless nights and tireless trials, we have finally created the perfect die with advanced ceramic technology and precision, eliminating every possible concern you have! You are about to witness something many people never thought was possible to create!
Have you ever noticed that we tend to pray for luck when we toss dice? Well, in the Eastern culture, we not only wish you good luck, we pray for a lifetime of blessings over you. Dynasty Porcelain Dice uses the most well-known design for ceramics, the blue-and-white porcelain, so you will always carry a timeless piece of rich oriental culture in your hand. With every toss you throw, it’s like the gods are showering favor over you.
Why Do We Use Ceramic Material?
Ceramic material is sturdy, durable, and corrosion-resistant, with the most elegant look. Its use has been popular ranging from high-end kitchenware to expensive NASA equipment. Modern technology allows ceramic technique to advance drastically, and the tools to create them now are sturdier than traditional metal knives have ever been before. The porcelain design is especially classy and elegant, representative of everything spectacular and of high caliber when fused into premium goods and collections. If you are looking for a unique die that stands out, look no further!
Another advantage of using ceramic is something that simply cannot be described in words; it is the way the material feels in your hands. The icy, cool touch warms as your skin comes in contact, as if there is life inside this material. The allure of Dynasty Porcelain Dice will only be fully experienced when you hold it in your hands.
In the past, the ceramic material has been seen as frail and cannot be manufactured with precision, therefore it’s been limited to kitchenware and flower vases. However, we have now discovered the secret of advanced ceramics and manufacturing, which have been used on industrial parts and high-end goods for durability and precision. Can you imagine the quality? It is none like the other!
Industrial-grade ceramic differs widely from ordinary ceramic. Industrial-grade are created through high-temperature compression, resulting in a density level unmatched by ordinary ceramic, guaranteeing the durability for normal die use. As presented in the video, the die is protected even as it drops from a reasonable height, virtually undamaged. This doesn’t mean for you to be overly rough with your die though, as even a plastic die cannot survive a hard throw on the concrete floor.
Although ceramic may not necessarily surpass plastic in durability when manufacturing dice, the solidity and gloss far exceeds average standards. The toughness allows Dynasty Porcelain Dice to claim superiority over any plastic die, making it exceptionally hard to get scratched. It is our sincere hope that you will love Dynasty Porcelain Dice as much as we do and let it accompany you in all the days of your life.
In terms of external appearance, average ceramics are glazed to achieve a glossy look, but the downside is that the surfaces are oftentimes uneven. In order to prevent this, we use an remarkable polishing technique on the surface, sometimes taking up to a month’s worth of time, to perfect and achieve the same level of glossiness as a glazed ceramic. We understand that traditional porcelain designs are hand painted with very low resolution, and are not always suitable for small sized items. As an alternative, we use high tech laser to complete a glazed-like output, with resolution reaching 300 dpi. With this method, our beautiful hand-paint porcelain design is successfully engraved on our die.
In summary, precision porcelain not only maintains the sturdiness, durability, and corrosion-resistant properties of ordinary ceramic, it accentuates the elegant look with added refinement while overcoming traditional problems of fragility. In order to achieve this complex task, we need your support to continue the production of these special dice. We vow to maintain the high quality in production and material that we use, but we understand the time and funding that it takes to do so. For that, Dynasty Porcelain Dice is not striving to mass produce this item, and we are keen to make them special collector items. Please seize the opportunity to partner up with us in our Kickstarter!
Porcelain, or china, is of utmost historical importance as a symbol in Chinese culture. Out of all ceramics, the blue-and-white porcelain is evidently the most well-known. Ceramic was discovered in the Neolithic Age, and its use evolved from simple, functional products to royal-appointed art. Modern day ceramic has many practical uses, yet still retains the traditional, classy image of the past. In order to display the blue-and-white texture in our dice, we have hired professional illustrators to help us create a series of beautiful designs. We pay attention to little details, focusing on making it look exquisite yet easy to see the dice points on each of the six faces. We selected six out of the top ten Chinese flowers for dice faces, each with significant meanings and blessings. Prayers and blessings are especially important in eastern culture, and we pray for a lifetime of peace rather than a momentary “good luck”. When you toss the die, we want you to experience its weight, feel its warmth, and hear its voice. Allow life to flow out from it, and may it guide you to victory with every toss.
This is the Chinese word pattern, that mean number one to six in Chinese. We designed base on famous calligraphic works, and for helping recognize the numbers, we designed the white dots around the words. This pattern will unlock when we reach $30,000!
Risks and challenges
<The Ceramic Challenge>
Do you know why there are no ceramic dice? The reason is because the production process is complex and encompasses many hurdles. For example, ceramic dice are easy to break, easy to have uneven surfaces, and it is difficult to control the temperature in the heating process. The challenge for us is to overcome this intricate procedure in order to achieve the most ideal die.
<The support and feedback that we need>
We are still in the stage of testing the ratio in order to create the perfect porcelain die, and we need your support in funding our maintenance equipment and material. We will provide different patterns and options for our sponsors and supporters based on the different stages we are at. Every pattern and design mirrors the life and soul of our professional artists, making your dice collection truly unique and one of a kind! We want your dice to receive the spotlight and attention they deserve and the honor to accompany you in a lifetime of good fortune.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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