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terra sigillata. confusion

updated fri 18 aug 00


iandol on wed 16 aug 00

Dear Tom,

You say

>Works great and shines very easily. I wanted to try the terra sig at =
cone 10 for body colour and don't shine the terra sig because the shine =
disappears at these temperatures.<

You have me confused. Is it your intention to achieve a burnished terra =
sigillata surface or to exploit processes used to make TS as a way of =
obtaining a clay which will act as a fusible decorative slip or engobe =
at top stoneware temperatures?

I applaud your dedication to the search for new surfaces but feel you =
may be misnaming the spade.

Best regards and pleased to know that you are recovering rapidly.

Ivor Lewis