Fabric, marble, stone, metal, wood and ceramic material, various cutting tools, such as cage perforated by the hollow, by leaving a space ornament, engraving, such as the process is called openwork. It is applied in the form of gaps provided by opening holes in the surface in ceramic.The openwork method in ceramics is a carving method, also known as hole work or cutting decors, which consist of regular gaps such as cages applied in many cultures in history. This method, which was originally produced in Iran and then spread to the Far East and China, has been transported to Europe by ships. It is used frequently in ceramic tableware. Today, it is a difficult and demanding method which modern ceramic artists prefer in their works. In this article, although it is a risky method in ceramic, it is tried to give examples of the openwork method applied in many cultures, examples of the historical process and the works of modern ceramic artists applying the method with openwork method.