Alisa and Claus Clausen on thu 20 jul 00
Recipe from Ceramics Monthly, May 2000
Clay type tested is a light grey mid range stoneware.
Gerstely Borate 13,0 %
Custer Feldspar 60,9
Red iron oxide 11,5%
Substitutions Forshammer for Custer
I rounded up all the precents to next highest number, leaving the RIO as =
This glaze is described as a dull brown, but giev excellent results =
underneath Cream Gloss
(see separtate post).
This glaze was not a dull brown in my opinion. It was a speckeled deep =
brown with rust and light brown specks.
Very shiny and smooth surface. It fired more of less evenly from =
thinner to thicker. No different breaking color.
It could be a substitute for premade tenmoku I have at the moment, for =
it's deep brown color, but although it glossy,
it does not have that more typical (special) glimmer of a tenmoku.
Alisa in Denmark