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glaze test for soft blue glaze, c6, oxidation.

updated fri 22 dec 00


Alisa and Claus Clausen on thu 21 dec 00

Soft Blue C6, oxidation.
Source: NCECA Glaze Base
20 Frit 3134
20 Dolomite
20 Spodument
20 Ball clay
20 Flint
2.0 Copper carb.
0.50 Cobalt carb.
5.0 Tin ox.
Subbed local frit for 3134
Resulted in a very fluid, gloss glaze with colors throughout varying =
from greenish brown to opal blues and whites. =20
A lot of movement in the glaze and one big pinhole where thickest under =
lip. Streaking on inside of bowl lead to
a pool of aqua gloss in middle of bowl. Budlging edge of glaze on foot, =
amost a drip.
Goes more opal white where thickest.
Personal: Look at those percentages...that's 100!. I do not know why I =
like these round figures, lazy or I just do not know.
This is a glaze for people who like very fluid glazes with a lot =
movement and color nuances. The=20
aqua pool is quite mangnificant in color, a true Caribbean blue. =
Careful at the bottom egde, it could drip.
Best regards,
Alisa in Denmark