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the glaze book,

updated thu 10 oct 02


Lisa-Marie Serafin on wed 9 oct 02

A visual Catalogue of Decorative glazes...was " Quartz"

What is the ISBN number and who is the author of this book? I located a
copy on Best Web Buys but the cover is too small to see the complete title.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrice Murtha"
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 10:24 AM
Subject: Quartz

> I just purchased a new book entitled The Glaze book, A visual
> Catalogue of Decorative ceramic glazes. It was published in England
> by Thames and Hudson. Most of the materials I can get but there are
> a few I'm not sure about. A number of the receipes call for quartz.
> Is this the same as silica? What can I subsitute for this? Can I get
> quartz? Thanks for helping me with this.
> If you haven't seen this book I highly recommend it. It's published
> by Thames and Hudson and has around 300 pages of glazes with sample
> tiles beside each glaze. The book is divided into
> categories--earthenware, stoneware, porcelain and soda.
> --
> Patrice Murtha
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> The Art Institute of Chicago
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