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glaze test for puple, cone 6, oxidation.

updated tue 22 may 01


Alisa og Claus Clausen on mon 21 may 01

Glaze test for Puple, cone 6, oxidation.

Source: Ababi

Tested on light, mid-range stoneware, with iron flecks. Fired to 1215c =
(22219) oxidation, at this ramp:
100c to 600c 212f to 1112f
150c to 1100c 300f to 2012f
100c to 1220c 212f to 2228f
soak at 1220c for 30 minutes =20
cool down 100c per hour to 900c (212f/1652f)=20
soak at 900c for one hour
shut off and cool down (aprox. 40 hours)

41.40 Neph. Syenite
11.70 Dolomite
5.40 Magnesium Carb.
4.50 Whiting
27 Quartz
10 Gerstely Borate

1.0 Cobalt oxide.

All measurements measured up or down to the nearest whole decimal.
Substitutions: Local frit for Gerstely Borate.

Resulted in cobalt blue gloss.

Best regards,
Alisa in Denmark