The word “raku” means “happiness in the accident.” I have also seen an interpretation that says it is derived from the Kanji character meaning “enjoyment” or “ease”. (Read more) 

These pieces are for ornamental purposes only and should not be considered food or dishwasher safe.

“The other day I started to take a course in psycho-ceramics. What is psycho-ceramics? It’s the study of crackpots.”

Joey Bishop