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cone 6 peacock blue tests

updated mon 26 jun 00


Alisa and Claus Clausen on sun 25 jun 00


Potash feldspar 40
Ball clay (Hvar) 15 used the one I had avail.=20
Silica 20
Whiting 15
Zinc. ox. 15

titanium ox. 10%
Colb. ox. 0,75%
Copper ox. bl. 1,0%

Strong blue to yellow brown, shiny.
Results were consistent with a stong marine to turquoise blue where =
thicker, brownish yellow edges where thin.
Also had blue spots in thinner areas. Had some "Blue Hare" effect, with =
a blue rain within a brownish ground.
A varying glaze depending on thickness.

Could be a keeper because I like the variance of nuances and the =
materials are commonly found.

Best regards,
Alisa in Denmark