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hot pink specs in cobalt washparent bases, cone 6, oxidation

updated sat 4 mar 06


Alisa Liskin Clausen on fri 3 mar 06

On Thu, 2 Mar 2006 00:07:21 -0800, Steve Slatin

>Alisa --
>Yes, I saw your second message after
>sending mine ... just one of those
>e-mail things.
>Your tests are way, way beyond mine
>(I'm still doing rutile! Just did
>some more comparing sieved with
>unsieved mixes ...) and I don't have
>any ideas about those little pink
>crystals; I just recently started
>working with a glaze that gets a
>bit of that effect. Curiously, it
>has both zinc and tin, so I have no
>idea yet what's causing what. I
>guess I could make up two batches,
>one with tin and one without and see
>which does what ... there's always
>more to learn.
>Best wishes -- Steve S
>--- Alisa Liskin Clausen
>> Hi Steven
>> I sent a correction to this mistake in the
>> paragraph, where I wrote Zinc,
>> and as the last sentenced shows, meant Tin.
>> But that is not as apparent
>> as I thought, because it is easily misread that
>> now I have had fuming with
>> under glazes with both Zinc and Tin. Fact is,
>> I have had fuming with all
>> of bases with Tin where the under glaze is
>> applied.
>> What about those bright pink crystals in the
>> Cobalt wash over the bases
>> with Zircopax? Do you have any ideas about
>> those? They are very pretty
>> but I am not sure I will always want them.
>Steve Slatin --
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>as my life is done in watermelon sugar.
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