Alisa Clausen on wed 27 feb 08
Glaze test for Karen's Starshine Aqua ^6 ox.
Fired on mid fire white stoneware
Firing ramp with an electric controller is:
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)
80c p/h to 1220c (176f - 2228f)
15 min. soak
cool down max. to 900c (1652f)
Hold 30 minutes
Shut off kiln
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram batch are measured in percent to the
100 gram batch.
Standard Substitutions in all tests:
Local Boron Frit is used for Frit 3134
Forshammer (a half and half Potash and Soda spar) is the only Feldspar used
Local Boron Frit is used for Gerstley Borate
All substitutions are done not by Mol. Wts., but gram for gram.
Recipe Name: Turquoise ^6
Cone: 6 Color:
Firing: Surface: Glossy
17 Zinc Oxide
12 Ball Clay--Old Mine #4
3 Copper Carbonate
Glossy, light green to turquoise glaze. White fur overall under a
Dolita Dohrman on wed 27 feb 08
Another note from me...I use this glaze and love it. Absolutely
beautiful and very reliable. Fast fired you will not get the 'furry'
effect but a nice, smooth gloss. I like it slow fired too. Looks
awesome on a red stoneware or brown clay.
On Feb 27, 2008, at 7:59 AM, Alisa Clausen wrote:
> Glaze test for Karen's Starshine Aqua ^6 ox.
> Glossy, light green to turquoise glaze. White fur overall under a
> transluscent shell.