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are lucie rie's tableware glazes food safe?

updated tue 19 oct 04


Jennifer Ford on mon 18 oct 04

Hi everyone!
I'm new to clayart and still trying to navigate my way around. I ran a search but did
not find an answer so I apologize if this has already been discussed.

I am interested in mixing up Lucie Rie's white glaze for some tableware, and I really
like the look of her edges and rims which were stained brown with manganese and
copper carbonate. I know these materials are toxic to handle raw, but I was
wondering how tableware safe they are after being fired to cone 8 in an electric kiln?

Thank you for any help or advice that you can give!