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crackle glazes -- reitz green

updated fri 14 nov 03


Ted Whittemore on wed 12 nov 03

Reitz Green is an almost a shino according to my recipe, except fo
the whiting, with a small amount of Copper Carb.

Plenty of SiO2, huge Al2O3.

Doubt it will leach.

NephSy 70
Petalite 15
Whiting 5
GB 2
Rutile 2
CuCarb 1

Ted Whittemore

-----Original Message-----
From: Clayart [mailto:CLAYART@LSV.CERAMICS.ORG]On Behalf Of Chris
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: Crackle Glazes

On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 16:56:58 -0500, Ron Roy wrote:

>The Reitz green is an Oribe type glaze I think - 5 or 5 % copper - right.
>Anyway they are all subject to attack by acidic food - you can probably
>taste the copper in orange juice after only a few minutes.
>Before putting on food bearing surfaces - give it the lemon test.

I looked online and through some of my books, but I cannot for the life of
me find out exactly what an Oribe glaze is. I found plenty of nice photos
but no descriptions. What is the firing range and atmosphere? Is it just the
a standard glaze or is it a regional style?

Chris Clyburn
Currently studying (well taking a break from) for an 8 page 600 location
map test tommorrow from a study guide chalk full of errors. You have to love
professors who like to give large tests and then complicate matters by
making faulty study guides where half the info that is wrong is not located
_anywhere_ in the course material for corrections...grrrrrrrrr

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