LizzardOL@aol.com on sun 11 may 97
We had a thread on pink glazes a while ago right about the time I needed a
pink glaze for a fountain I was making. Thought I'd share the results.
Kemp 17 Red/Pink/Mauve
I fired this to cone 6 oxidation in an electric kiln on a white stoneware
(Laguna B-mix). Not nearly as interesting as the name suggests, but it is a
beautiful burgundy, where thin it lets the clay color show through.
Neph Syen 16
Tin Oxide 5
Chrome Oxide 0.15
Ed's Pink: Also fired this to cone 6 oxidation in an electric kiln on a white
stoneware (Laguna B-mix). Came out a translucent beige. Also tested it on
white stoneware that had RIO painted on underneath - RIO showed through
giving an orange/brown color.
Neph Syenite 32
Zinc Oxide 8
Chrome Oxide 0.25
Powder Box Pink - Also fired this to cone 6 oxidation in an electric kiln on
a white stoneware (Laguna B-mix). Came out a perfect very pale pink - white
where thin. The pink color was significantly enhanced by adding a little
rutile - still a rasonably bright pink.
Powder Box Pink:
Ferro Frit 3134 50
Ball Clay 15
Tin oxide 7
Ed's pink over powder box pink yielded a darker streaky mauve/pink. Kemp 17
over powder box pink was similar but even darker.
Peach Blossom - fired to cone 10 reduction on white stoneware plain and with
RIO brushed on prior to bisqueing. On the RIO part it came outsemi-gloss
broken pink/mauve/grayish where thick; gray/green where thin. On the part
without RIO it came out cream.
Neph Syen 27.6
Copper carb 0.3
Yellow Ochre 0.3
Tin Oxide 0.3
Lehman Purple Matt - This was also fired at cone 10 reduction on white
stoneware. Billed as "pretty darn pink!" by Richard Aerni, it came out (for
me) a gloss dark blue-green with broken matt mauve streaks where thick,
similar with more mauve where thin. Very interesting, but I'm afraid I did
something wrong to get such an unexpected effect. I plan to mix a bigger
batch and try again - can't loose either way.
Lehman Purple Matt:
Custer Spar 61
Chrome oxide 1.0
Cobalt Carb 0.5