mel jacobson on tue 14 aug 01
>Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2001 13:36:50 -0700
>From: Yvonne Holland
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>hello mel! i am an art teacher in prescott, az. ; also a functional
>potter. i recently tried a receipe for a beautiful barium ( 20%) matte
>teal glaze. ( cone 9/10 R) to whom could i send the test tile and
>formula , to have it tested for safety? thank you, yvonne holland
Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S.A.
web site: http://www.pclink.com/melpots
Wade Blocker on tue 14 aug 01
Any glaze that contains 20% barium is not foodsafe. Unfortunately the
gorgeous high barium mattes with wonderful color response fall into that
category. Mia in ABQ
Ababi on wed 15 aug 01
Why not substitute the barium to Strontium carbonate 100
barium > 75 strontium
It works with the barium greens not yellows or pink.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wade Blocker"
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 05:30
Subject: Re: test tile
> Any glaze that contains 20% barium is not foodsafe. Unfortunately the
> gorgeous high barium mattes with wonderful color response fall into that
> category. Mia in ABQ
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