Alisa Clausen on wed 27 feb 08
Glaze test for Lana's Purple # 2, ^6 ox.
Credited to: Lana Wilson
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: Lana Purple nr. 2
Cone: 6 Color:
Firing: Oxidation Surface: Semimatte
8.2 Frit--Ferro 3134
14 Nepheline Syenite
3.5 Lithium Carbonate
1.6 Magnesium Carbonate
.6 Cobalt Carbonate
4.8 Tin Oxide
.2 Chromium Oxide
Semimatte , smooth purple to reddish mauve glaze.
subbed 8.2 G.B. with Frit 3134
Cannot be accurate with the oxide measurements on gram scale. Cut one gram
of oxide to ca. half and quarter to measure oxides.
Subbed the Lithium with Strontium. Same color but surface showed brush
strokes, a little stiffer.